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South Korea’s president insults US lawmakers: “If the stupid…”

South Korea’s president insults US lawmakers: “If the stupid…”

South Korea’s president insults US lawmakers: “If the stupid…”

South Korea’s president insults US lawmakers: “If the stupid…”

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  • South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol was overheard insulting US lawmakers after meeting Vice President Biden.
  • A microphone picked up what they said as they were leaving a short conversation with Biden.
  • South Korean opposition lawmakers laughed at Yoon’s comments, which they said hurt the country’s reputation.
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After meeting briefly with US Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday, South Korea’s President Yoon Suk Yeol was overheard insulting American lawmakers. During their meeting, the leaders talked about things like US subsidies for electric cars, which South Korea wants to change.

South Korean TV showed a video of the South Korean leader telling Foreign Minister Park Jin, “What an embarrassment for Biden if these idiots refuse to grant it in Congress.”

A microphone picked up what they said as they were leaving a short conversation with Biden.

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Bloomberg said that a senior official in the South Korean presidential office said that Yoon Suk Yeol’s comments were not official and could not be confirmed.

Opposition South Korean lawmakers thought that what the President said hurt the country’s reputation.

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South Korean opposition lawmakers laughed at Yoon’s off-the-cuff comments, which they said hurt the country’s reputation.

Yoon Suk Yeol, the leader of South Korea, has already gotten a lot of criticism for not meeting with US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in person last month.

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