Donald Trump is decidedly less than pleased with the media’s attempt to paint him as a global laughingstock by focusing on foreign leaders appearing to mock him. According to Trump, said foreign leaders only have “deep respect” for his stewardship of America:
The Fake News Media is doing everything possible to belittle my VERY successful trip to London for NATO. I got along great with the NATO leaders, even getting them to pay $130 Billion a year more, & $400 Billion a year more in 3 years. No increase for U.S., only deep respect!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 4, 2019
Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell isn’t buying Trump’s chosen interpretation of events, however, and couldn’t pass up the opportunity to do a little mockery of his own: