Australia can trust Donald Trump: Howard

July 13, 2017

John Howard says it is 'foolish' to write off Donald Trump after only seven months.

Australia can trust Donald Trump even though his style of presidency is unusual, former prime minister John Howard insists.

The controversial US president has come under scrutiny since he was elected in 2016, but Mr Howard says we shouldn't be so quick to judge.

"The style of President Trump is unusual...I accept that some of his style is provocative, but in the end it's what he does that matters," Mr Howard at a University of Sydney event.

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