The Point: Trump laughed when Duterte called the media 'spies.' Not good.
Before their bilateral meeting in Manila on Monday, President Donald Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte posed for pictures. Reporters were late for what is known as the "pool spray" because, according to the pool report of the meeting, they were held up by security.
When they finally got into the room, reporters asked questions of the two leaders regarding Duterte's controversial human rights record and whether Trump would raise it with him. Here's what happened next:Duterte: "We will be discussing matters that are of interest to both the Philippines and ... with you around, guys, you are the spies.""Hah, hah, hah," Trump said laughing."You are," Duterte repeated.Um, what?Even after his meeting with Duterte, Trump -- in an open session of the Association...
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