G7 summit: Trump compliments Emmanuel Macron parody account and insists bizarre ‘chosen one’ comments were sarcastic

Samuel Osborne

Donald Trump has complimented an Emmanuel Macron parody account after he met the French president in the run up to the G7 summit.

The US president tweeted: “Just had lunch with French President @EmanuelMacrone. Many good things are happening for both of our countries.”

However, the account he linked in the tweet belongs to an Emmanuel Macron parody account.

Mr Trump added: “Big weekend with other world leaders!”

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