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Trump Claims His Endorsement “Sky-rocketed” Orbán’s Popularity

Tamás Vaski 2022.04.08.

Donald Trump believes his endorsement of Viktor Orbán prior to the 2022 parliamentary election in Hungary was a major factor in the reelected prime minister’s landslide victory. 

In an interview with the Washington Post, Trump claimed that his support for Orbán sparked a jump in the Hungarian prime minister’s popularity.

After I endorsed him, he went up like a rocket ship.”

The former president of the United States mentioned that Orbán had called to thank him for the endorsement and even credited Trump with the win.

Trump: Orbán Has My "Complete and Total Endorsement"
Trump: Orbán Has My

"Now with what's going on with Russia and Ukraine, among many other things, the great and wonderful people of Hungary need the continued strong leadership of PM Orbán more than ever," Trump wrote.Continue reading

“These other leaders, they want endorsements,” Trump explained. “I’m the king of endorsements. It’s more than just this country. It’s other countries.”

Featured photo illustration by Szilárd Koszticsák/MTI

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