Trevor Noah rips Biden over Saudi, Emirati phone report: ‘This would never have happened to Donald Trump’

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Has President Biden lost liberal comedian Trevor Noah, host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’?

In an opening monologue during the week, Noah expressed frustration over a Wall Street Journal report that Biden’s appeals to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – asking for support to Ukraine and help with soaring gas prices in the United States – were rejected.

Noah claimed the rejected phone calls were something Biden’s predecessor – former President Donald Trump – would never have had to deal with.

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“You’re kidding me,” Noah told viewers Wednesday night. “Apparently Saudi Arabia doesn’t even pick up the phone of the President of the United States.

“Biden fell asleep at 4 p.m.”

“I mean, look, I know it’s hard to arrange these calls. You know, Riyadh is eight hours early, Biden sleeps at 4 p.m., that’s a tight window for it to work, but when same: must have been really embarrassing for Biden. Can you imagine? He calls them and they don’t pick up?

“You’re kidding me. Apparently Saudi Arabia won’t even pick up the phone of the President of the United States.”

– Trevor Noah, host of “Daily Show”

Noah later continued: “Now, according to the White House, this story is totally false. They deny it, which I would too. But anyway, man, it’s undeniable that Saudi Arabia doesn’t play ball with Joe Biden. And you know what, you can say whatever you want, but that would never have happened to Donald Trump, ever.

“Now, according to the White House, that story is totally false. … But either way, man, there’s no denying that Saudi Arabia isn’t playing ball with Joe Biden.”

– Trevor Noah, host of “Daily Show”

Trevor Noah is seen at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on March 14, 2021.
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Trevor Noah is seen at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on March 14, 2021.
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“No one ever ignored Donald Trump’s calls. Because if you ignored Donald Trump’s calls, you didn’t know how he would respond. Maybe he would send an angry tweet, or maybe he would banish your country.” of everything, you don’t know.

‘President Wild Card’

“That’s why I bet in these situations Biden actually wants to be able to hire Trump to step in as ‘Wild Card President.’ You know, keep everybody on their toes. Because if Trump called, you would better believe the UAE, they would rush to pick up the phone.

Noah then launched into an imaginary phone call between Trump and a leader in the United Arab Emirates.

“No one ever ignored Donald Trump’s calls. Because if you ignored Donald Trump’s calls, you didn’t know how he would respond.”

– Trevor Noah, host of “Daily Show”

“Mr. Trump! Mr Trump! We are here. Hello ?

“Too late, Ahmed! You kept me waiting for two rings. We’re bombing the UAE – and the UFC, just in case.”

According to the Wall Street Journal article, which was published on Tuesday, Biden’s phone snubs in the Middle East came as both countries grew increasingly critical of the policies of the Biden administration. in the Persian Gulf region.

President Biden, left, elicited a different reaction from Persian Gulf countries than former President Trump, Trevor Noah argued.

President Biden, left, elicited a different reaction from Persian Gulf countries than former President Trump, Trevor Noah argued.
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On February 9, Biden managed to have a phone conversation with King Salman of Saudi Arabia, the 86-year-old father of Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but was unable to speak directly with the leader known as ” MBS”.

“There was some expectation of a phone call [with MBS]but that didn’t happen,” a US official told the Journal.

The Saudis have asked for more support from the United States for their involvement in Yemen’s civil war as well as help with their own nuclear program to keep pace with Iran, the Journal reported.

Additionally, the Saudis are also seeking legal immunity for MBS in connection with the 2018 murder of writer Jamal Khashoggi, according to the report.

Inadequate US response?

The Emiratis, meanwhile, have their own concerns about Iran — and they and the Saudis see the recent US response to missile strikes by Iran-backed militants in Yemen against Saudi Arabia and Saudi Arabia as inadequate. the United Arab Emirates, the Journal reported.

On Thursday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters that the Journal’s report on Biden’s denial of phone calls was “inaccurate,” Yahoo News reported.

Then-President Trump meets with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, March 20, 2018. (Associated Press)

Then-President Trump meets with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, March 20, 2018. (Associated Press)

“The president spoke with the Saudi king just a few weeks ago, several weeks ago, everything is working together at this point. There have been no calls pushed back, period,” Psaki said, according to the report.

The White House has tried to woo allies in the Persian Gulf, as well as Venezuela, as the United States seeks to offset the effects of rising fuel prices as the West responds to the Russian invasion of the Ukraine.

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On Tuesday, Biden announced that the United States was banning all imports of Russian oil, gas and other energy products.

Meanwhile, another liberal comedian who recently compared Biden and Trump was Bill Maher, during Friday’s episode of HBO’s “Real Time.”

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Near the end of the show, Maher argued that it’s worth asking why Russian President Vladimir Putin chose to invade Ukraine during Biden’s presidency instead of Trump’s.

“If Putin thought Trump really supported him, why didn’t he invade when Trump was in power?” Maher reacted. “It’s at least worth asking this question if you’re not locked into uncompromising thought.”

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