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Donald Trump Started A Fight With Australia And Twitter Is Trying To Keep The Peace

By Mark Pygas

President Donald Trump had a phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull last night, and seeing as Australia is an old ally of the United States, it should have gone smoothly, right? Well, if some reports are to be believed, Donald Trump "yelled" at his Australian counterpart and then hung up mid-conversation.

Why was he so angry? Apparently, President Trump was angry that former President Barack Obama had agreed to resettle up to 1,250 asylum seekers who are held in Australian processing camps in Papua New Guinea and Nauru. The Australian government is seeking to relocate all residents of the two offshore facilities so that they can be shut down following condemnation over conditions