Chatting with Politico, the European Fee president made the revelation as he addressed his relationship with Donald Trump and the “nasty feedback” he receives on Twitter from the European facet. Jean-Claude Juncker, whose presidential time period will finish in October, stated he doesn’t like studying “day after day” that he’s “drunk and corrupt” on social media, so duties his group to ahead to him on the “attention-grabbing items” about him they discover on-line.
He stated: “The President of the US is the President of the US. He deserves respect as a result of he’s the President of the US.
“And we should always not accompany his doings by nasty feedback coming from the European facet.
“Though he’s a specialist of tweets.
“I’m not studying these tweets as a result of I’m not following the social community as a result of I don’t wish to see day after day that I’m drunk, that I’m corrupt, that I’m a no person.
“So my collaborators are giving me the attention-grabbing items so I’m not an excessive amount of put out by this.
“I’ve a superb relationship with Donald Trump.”
Within the interview, the highest eurocrat additionally paid tribute to Winston Churchill claiming with out him the European Union wouldn’t exist as we speak.
He stated: “I’ve the best respect for Britain.
“The EU, the European continent owes quite a bit to Britain. With out Winston Churchill and all these on the bottom, we might not be sitting right here as we’re.
“I’ve the best admiration for this nice British nation.”
Nonetheless, his admiration for British historical past is not going to permit the incoming UK Prime Minister to renegotiate the Brexit deal agreed between Brussels and Theresa Could.
He stated: “We have concluded with Theresa Could the withdrawal settlement.
“This isn’t a treaty between Could and Juncker, this can be a treaty between the UK and the EU.
“It must be revered by whomsoever would be the subsequent British prime minister.”
He added: “There can be no renegotiations so far as the content material of the withdrawal settlement is anxious.
“We are able to have some clarifications, precisions, additions to the political declaration.”