The Chosen One: I Do Not Have A “Messiah Complex”

Fox News reports:

“Somebody had to do it. I am the chosen one.” They were the words from President Trump about the escalating trade war with China that sparked outrage from commentators across news media outlets this week. But on Saturday, while tweeting from the G-7 Summit in France, Trump claimed that the joke’s on them.

His comments were made after explaining how other American presidents didn’t tackle China’s behavior when negotiating Opens a New Window. trade deals with Beijing.

“President Clinton, President Bush and President Obama and others should have done this long before me. My life would be much easier, although I enjoy doing it. But my life would be much easier if I just said, ‘Let China continue to rip off the United States,’” he said.