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Merkel Has Harvard Cheering Attack on Trump Politics of Lies

  • Going it alone jeopardizes global order, chancellor says
  • German leader warns against making the danger of telling lies
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Angela Merkel delivered a forensic takedown of Donald Trump and his presidency to Harvard University’s class of 2019 on Thursday as she urged graduates to act with integrity and self-control as they embark on their careers.

Without ever mentioning the U.S. leader by name, the German chancellor checked off a list of policy issues where she has clashed with Trump -- from trade, to immigration and climate change -- that left her audience in no doubt as to whom she might mean.