When Donald Trump became U.S. president, Europe’s fiercest anti-immigration leader saw an opportunity to garner international legitimacy for his policies.
But for over two years, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán — the only EU leader to endorse Trump’s campaign during the 2016 election — failed to get an invitation to visit the White House, despite Trump hosting numerous other European leaders.
With no White House visit coming, the Hungarian government lobbied its case to lawmakers, the State Department and the White House. And changes in leadership at the State Department started opening some doors for the Hungarian government.
Finally, on Monday, Trump will …read more
Source: European Voice