Trump Phone Call Transcripts Leaked: "New Hampshire Is A Drug Infested Den"

Tyler Durden's picture

It will probably not come as a surprise that days after the biggest shake up among White House communications personnel, the Washington Post obtained transcripts of President Trump's classified calls with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull from the early days of his presidency back in January. While details of the calls had been made public previously, this is the first time entire transcripts have leaked out.

Back then, when the biggest issue on Trump's domestic policy plate was the issue of the "Great Wall" across the Mexican border, and the fate of refugees coming into the US, which eventually led to various lawsuits blocking Trump's immigration and travel ban from several mostly Muslim countries, the president expressed frustration over accepting refugees from Australian detention centers under a humanitarian deal negotiated by the Obama administration and candidly discussed the Mexican border wall, telling the Mexican president "If you are going to say that Mexico is not going to pay for the wall, then I do not want to meet with you guys anymore because I cannot live with that."

One of the funniest lines: "On the wall, you and I both have a political problem. My people stand up and say, 'Mexico will pay for the wall,' and your people probably say something in a similar but slightly different language."

In a line likely to surprise some Trump supporters, the president described the wall as "the least important thing we are talking about, but politically this might be the most important."

On the sensitive issue of payment, Trump told the Mexican president "you cannot say that to the press,” urging him to refrain from the public statements because of the political damage it would impose on Trump.  He also asked Nieto not to oppose Trump's demand that Mexico pay for the wall, telling him the funding would "come out in the wash, and that is okay."

Trump said both he and Nieto should say they “will work it out” when forced to answer questions about the wall. Nieto pushed back at Trump's demands, saying the wall was "an issue related to the dignity of Mexico and goes to the national pride of my country.”

He ultimately said he would “stop talking about the wall” but did not agree in anyway that Mexico would pay for its construction. Since the call, Trump has continued to publicly say that Mexico would pay for the wall when he has been asked about it, even as the government has taken steps to fund it in different ways. The House has included $1.6 billion in funding for the wall in an appropriations measure under consideration by Congress. Democrats oppose including any more for the way in appropriations measures.

In another controversial exchange with the Mexican leader over the drug problem in the US and Mexico, Trump said "We have a massive drug problem where kids are becoming addicted to drugs because the drugs are being sold for less money than candy. I won New Hampshire because New Hampshire is a drug-infested den."

In a separate phone call, Trump told Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull earlier this year that he had a better call with Russian President Vladimir Putin before ending a contentious phone call. Trump argued with Turnbull over an agreement on refugees the U.S. president thought was unfair during their first conversation following his inauguration.

“I have had it,” Trump told his Australian counterpart during the Jan. 28 call, according to the same leaked transcript. “I have been making these calls all day, and this is the most unpleasant call all day.”

Some other Turnbull call highlights:

  • "This is going to kill me. I am the world's greatest person that does not want to let people into the country. And now I am agreeing to take 2,000 people."
  • "I hate taking these people. I guarantee you they are bad. That is why they are in prison right now. They are not going to be wonderful people who go on to work for the local milk people."

Aside from embarrassing the president, the leaks present a major headache for Gen. Kelly, Trump's new chief of staff, who is expected to bring back normalcy to the Oval cabinet. As The Hill notes, the disclosure is likely to raise alarms at the White House, which has struggled to contain leaks of classified and sensitive information. As Axios adds, the calls remain classified, so the fact that the transcripts made it to the Post is a serious issue. Both documents include notes that the transcripts had been reviewed by Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg Jr., the chief of staff for the National Security Council.

Trump’s calls with foreign leaders have not been declassified. The White House said in February, days after the call, it would probe how the details of the call became public

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Max Damage's picture

a left wing utopia then

Shitonya Serfs's picture

So many leaks. Let's see the leaked conversations of Hussein, Hillery, and everyone else, while they're at it.

FrozenGoodz's picture

Russia: Trump is incompetent for allowing Congress to pass sanctions on us


Trump: Agree, Congress sucks

Manthong's picture


Paging General Kelley

General Kelley, please come to the front desk…

Where the F are the firing squads?

BaBaBouy's picture

BREAKING... Thump Takes Another Leak...

robertsgt40's picture

The question is: "Is leaking/publishing classified information a crime.?" If it is, prosecute WaPo for it.  If it isn't, make it a crime.

Art Van Delay's picture

Forget about the leaks.

Just fucking go on offense ALREADY and drain the Swamp, and the voters won't care about some words, only about facts+results.

New Calls for DOJ to Start Criminal Investigation of Obama Aides in ‘Unmasking’ Scandal

MarsInScorpio's picture

To All:

After spending billions, and billions, and billions of dollars for this so-called Security System, which monitors every electronic interaction in the US, you are telling me the Unholy Trinity of the NSA, CIA, and FBI, can't trace the leaks?

This article is indisputable proof the Unholy Trinity is actively trying to depose the legitimate government of the United States.

Add the outrageous facts of Robert Muller - Clinton Crony and Protector following the end of James Comey in that role - and Jeff Sessions appointing Wasserman-Schultz's BROTHER to investigate her massive criminality, and the Congress refusing to investigate this entire coup, should tell you that:


mc888's picture

you are telling me the Unholy Trinity of the NSA, CIA, and FBI, can't trace the leaks?

Sure they can. They're the leakers!

Shut em down and string em up.

BullyBearish's picture

a pox on those that don't want the TRUTH exposed...


trump can turn things around on a dime by simply replacing "WINNING" with in:


"I'll give you so much TRUTH you won't be able to stand it"...but unfortunately, there is not much TRUTH in him...

mc888's picture

I don't think it's lack of truth as much as a lack of suitable trustworthy replacements.

That budgetary EO flew under everyone's radar... he could shut down every agency in the Exec Branch, but what are you gonna replace it with? And who's gonna run it?

Still couldn't hurt to chop some heads just to set an example.

Cognitive Dissonance's picture

There appears to be more than one skunk in the woodpile.

espirit's picture

Tick Tock.

Time is running out.

Av8or's picture

What you do is give everyone in the know a slightly different altered copy of the text and see what turns up in the news.

7thGenMO's picture

These transcripts are actually somewhat encouraging in that he is at least paying lip service to his campaign promises.  Echoing the Manthong comment above, perhaps the best way to drain the swamp is have a regiment of hand-picked, loyal to The Republic, anti-globalist military officers show up at every bureacracy, including the Pentagon, and begin handing out pink slips - starting with anyone promoted to a top position under Obama.  They could then head on over to The Fed and begin auditing, which would ultimately end up with the arrest of many at Goldman-Sachs.

dumluk's picture

Not a bad idea Av8......but frankly what he said in those calls was either so funny or so stupid or both, that they should have been leaked......the public has a right to know what a doofus they have in the White House........Btw, I agree 100% with Nieto........

atomp's picture

Only a couple pieces of wood in the skunk pile.

gaoptimize's picture

CD said "There appears to be more than one skunk in the woodpile."

Washington is a huge woodpile...


The Chief's picture

CD and all,

Please note that this leak contains info that pre-dates Kelley and has likely been leaked by that wretched crew run by Priebus. This will continue but we won't see anything come out that is dated after Kelly's assumption of command.

It appears that we now know just who was in the "leak business" inside the Whitehouse. A suspicion that we have all had all along. Let's see a change of command ceremony at Justice and the firing of every Clinton/Obama holdover appointee. Every one, regardless of where they are in perspective cases....(which is likely stonewalling and covering the tracks of their ZOG masters).

83_vf_1100_c's picture

"And who's gonna run it?"

  I have some time I could free up. What is the pay scale? Can I telecommute? I am gonna need a $mil bonus every year to move to DC,

hardmedicine's picture

a pox on those that don't want the TRUTH exposed...

screw you really?

this is nothing if not a COUP D'ETAT. 



BullyBearish's picture

so...were you a fan of the TRUTH when it came to Killery?  hypocrite much...

shovelhead's picture

WA PO can verify these transcripts are authentic because they manufactured them.

Richard Chesler's picture

Makes you wonder where Wapo buried Barry's bathhouse transcripts.


eatthebanksters's picture

Trump is winning so they are trying to slow him down.  The drug users in New Hampshire will be pissed, but then they didn't vote for Trump anyway.  Not to worried about this for Trump, but when they find the leaker he or she should be crucified.

lasvegaspersona's picture

Candy is $5 per milligram in NH?

Bes's picture

it's not classified

it was a conversation

between public officials about your fucking country

for fucks sake


and what's more important?

the leaks


finding out trump has been shitting on you



robertsgt40's picture

Judging by you bio, your comment makes sense. You're a newby, a 10wk troll. You've been outed.  You clowns really do stand out like a turd in the punch bowl.

totenkopf88's picture

Every word a president says on the phone, in the Oval Office, wherever- is recorded- has been since Nixon.

The Deacon's picture

Unless its with a brush??


Or on a server in your downstairs bathroom.


BUt touche...those aren't conversations....

MarsInScorpio's picture


 . . . and every word in a confidential call is classified.


Good work on your post.

Freddie's picture

Wa Post and CIA have been the same since ear;y 60s.  Watergate was Rockefeller/CIA taking down Nixon due to tariffs he wanted to enact.  They want to take down Trump too.

New Hampshire, NE USA and the rest heroin is all Afghanistan/CIA heroin.

DingleBarryObummer's picture

omg are you like guccifer 2.0?  How did manage to find out how old his account is? 

The only clown here is Trump.  Better cut your loses and stop attacking people who attack him.  All you always-trump trumptard old fucks have no credibility anymore.

MarsInScorpio's picture


So your bio says you've been a member for 1-year and 2-weeks, and you don't know that by clicking on a person's handle it takes you to a page with a bio and when the person came aboard?

You are either the dumbest SOB here, or someone has been stashing names over the past 2-years, waiting to develop the handle at a later date.

Which is it?

Either way, E S & D.


DingleBarryObummer's picture

it was sarcasm.  Not too quick on the uptake, are you?

Kafir Goyim's picture

Hey Dumb Ass -   DingleBarryObummer = 1 year 23 weeks.  It's easy.  How do you not know this?

There are left leaning people such as Alan Dershowitz, who understand that the left has gone way too far in their opposition of the sitting president.  You may be butt-hurt, but you are not in the right on this issue.  It is you and your kind that are tearing the republic part, not Trump or those who support him.

Miss Expectations's picture

Do you know how many times Dershowitz flew on Alan Epstein's private jet?

Just released flight records show Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz has been flying with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein on the financier's private jet dubbed the 'Lolita Express' since as early as 1997, despite public statements that they were only acquaintances.

Read more: 

Billionaire Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein Sent Bill Clinton $3.5 Million From Secret Swiss Bank Account

Billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein sent $3.5 million to Bill and Hillary Clinton‘s foundation after an underage sex slave probe began, according to secret Swiss bank records leaked by a whistleblower.

The details of the shocking money transfer are contained in internal bank data that a computer expert took with him when he left HBSC bank in 2007 — and recently provided to several news agencies, including London’s Guardian newspaper.

The paper reports that, in addition to the $3.5 million sent to the Clinton foundation from his secret Swiss bank account, Epstein also wired $25,000 to another Clinton charity in July 2006. (Palm Beach Police began their investigation of Epstein’s abuse of young girls in March of 2005, according to the police report obtained by Radar.)

The FBI joined the investigation in 2006 amid evidence that dozens of underage girls had been abused by Epstein and his friends, but the billionaire dodged federal prosecution thanks to a sweetheart deal negotiated with the Justice Department by lawyers including Ken Starr, the special counsel who ironically investigated Clinton’s financial dealings and sex allegations during his presidency.

The FBI probe was halted and its files tightly sealed — including all security camera video that might show the sex activities of Epstein and his pals — in exchange for his guilty plea to two relatively-minor underage sex charges.


DingleBarryObummer's picture

"I've known Jeff for fifteen years. Terrific guy.  He's a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side. No doubt about it — Jeffrey enjoys his social life."


DingleBarryObummer's picture

"I identify more as a democrat and Hillary would make good president" DJT

Want more?  I have researched this guy 10x more than you.

MarsInScorpio's picture

To All:

This post by Bes is another example of AI participation in the comments.

Note that the timestamp on Bes is exactly 1-minute after the timestamp of the person it (the AI) is replying to.

To pull that off, Bes must see the post at exactly 10:58:00 - and who knows if it didn't go up at 10:58:59 and still get the 10:58 timestamp - and then, 1) after seeing and reading it for comprehension; 2) decide whether to reply; 3) click on reply; 4) wait for the reply page to open; 5) compose its screed in a manner no human would ever follow - lack of grammar, punctuation, Twitter-style character count at 51 for the longest phrase; 6) look it over once more "just to make sure" it's "sufficiently" obnoxious, insulting, and crude; 7) click on Save; 8) send it off to ZH for processing . . .

All that, within a max timeframe of 2-minutes.

The statistically probability of a human doing that is near-zero.

Watch Bes in the future - and you'll see these same characteristics. Add to that its membership on ZH of only 10-weeks, and what does it tell you?

Bes is statistically likely to be AI.

Its been added to the database to track into the future for a final statistical probability.

Wake up people - ZH is getting flooded with AI bots, in the same style of writing as found in news articles in Malicious Seditious Media articles already.

To Bes' programmer: We are on to you - E S & D.

Bes's picture


you're a fucking tool.


is that enough botspeak for you. 

oooogidiy boooogidiy boo

the spooks on you




Bunghole's picture

Take your shitty trolling elsewhere, assclown.


El Vaquero's picture

If somebody leaks classified information to the press, the 1st Amendment protects the press's right to publish it.  Follow the goddamned Constitution. 

Buckaroo Banzai's picture

The constitution hasn't been operational since 1861. Why would it matter in 2017?

El Vaquero's picture

The first amendment has been operational since then, and it's under heavy attack.  By more than just one side. 

BetweenThe Coasts's picture

"Why would it matter in 2017?"

Because that would mean the whole Deep State, Black budget, Military-Industrial-Complex we've live our entire lives under is illegitimate oh, wait ...

mc888's picture

Gotta disagree with that. 1A only protects the right to free speech.

If they knowingly distribute classified info it's a felony and possibly a threat to natl security.