Trump To Host Hungary’s Anti-Semitic, Authoritarian Leader At White House

Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban.Public Domain

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban was one of the first European supporters of Trump in 2016.

On Tuesday, the White House announced that President Trump will host Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban next week. The anti-semitic and authoritarian leader was an early supporter of Trump. Orban and Trump will discuss trade, energy, and cybersecurity according to The Hill.

"As the leaders of NATO Allies, they will also explore opportunities to meet the many national security responsibilities of their two countries and will celebrate Hungary’s 20th anniversary as a NATO member," the White House said in a statement.

Orban is the leader of the right-wing Fidesz party and was one of the first leaders in Europe to support Trump in 2016. Orban himself won his third term as prime minister after demonizing Muslims and immigration. International watchdogs are concerned about the loss of democratic norms in Hungary under his government.

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