.@TurnbullMalcolm impersonates Donald Trump in leaked audio. #9News https://t.co/IxWHYDg7Y8 pic.twitter.com/VRizKreW9U— Nine News Melbourne (@9NewsMelb) June 15, 2017
New York Times: Malcolm Turnbull, Australian Leader, Pokes Fun at Trump in Leaked Recording
SYDNEY, Australia — Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s first phone call with President Trump was famously unpleasant. His next one might be even more so.
On Thursday, an Australian news network released a brief recording of Mr. Turnbull poking fun at the president, at a dinner full of journalists that was supposed to be off the record.
“The Donald and I, we are winning and winning in the polls,” said Mr. Turnbull (whose actual poll numbers, like Mr. Trump’s, are nothing to boast about). “We are winning so much. We are winning like we have never won before.”
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Update #1: Australia's Turnbull mocks US President Trump in leaked audio (CNN)
Update #2: Leaked audio: Malcolm Turnbull mimics Donald Trump (News.com.au)
WU Editor: The Australian Prime Minister is now having regrets that this has become public .... Australian leader disappointed Trump parody became public (Washington Post/AP). More here .... Turnbull in damage control after parody of Trump (The Australian). I actually found his impersonation funny .... and their poll numbers are also about the same .... for President Trump it is around 47% favorable Daily Presidential Tracking Poll (Rasmussen) .... for PM Turnbull around 45% Australians Like Turnbull's Budget, Just Not His Government (Bloomberg).