Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs thinks that Donald Trump should be judged on his actions as president of the United States. "The American people have spoken, after a tense election campaign that also made many tensions and divisioins visible", he said to NOS in a first reaction.
The news that Donald Trump, not Hillary Clinton, is almost certainly the new president of the United States sent most world markets into the red. The main European markets, including the AEX, opened with losses of around 3 percent, NOS reports.
American news agencies are projecting that Donald Trump won the United States election. If correct, he will succeed current President Barack Obama in the White House. The inauguration is scheduled for January 20th, 2017. While PVV leader Geert Wilders is already waving the victory flags, left-wing politicians in The Hague are shocked.
PVV leader Geert Wilders is elated by the increasing chances of Donald Trump to win the United States election. "The people are taking their country back", he wrote on Twitter. "So will we."
Earlier this year Wilders compared himself to Trump, saying that they are very much the same. Both owe their popularity to disgruntled voters who feel unreperesented, Wilders said in an interview with CNN.
The Netherlands has more confidence in Russian President Vladimir Putin as an international leader than in United States presidential candidate Donald Trump, according to a poll by Pew Research, which political analyst Ian Bremmer posted on Twitter.
On Monday, American time, over 50 thousand people gathered in Cleveland, Ohio for the start of the Republican convention. Among them is PVV leader Geert Wilders, who was pleased as punch to see Trump be officially named the Republican candidate for U.S. president, despite opposition in the Republican party trying to stop it.
Geert Wilders thinks that the Netherlands could have a strong ally in Donald Trump, should he be elected presidents of the United States, the PVV leader said to BNR on Monday.
Facebook temporarily blocked Amsterdam artist Peter Klashorst from the social media site for not following the Facebook Statement of Rights and Responsibilities. According to Klashorst, Facebook finds one of his paintings of Donald Trump offensive and suggests that he uses underage models for his work, the artist said to Het Parool.
Trevor Noah, host of American satirical news show Daily Show, plans to interview PVV leader Geert Wilders if he attends the Republican convention in the U.S. this summer, he said in an interview with Dutch broadcaster BNR.
PVV leader Geert Wilders plans to attend the Republican convention in the United States this summer to show his support for presidential candidate Donald Trump
For the 100th episode of the TV program College Tour, NTR hosted legendary reporter Carl Bernstein. During the 40 minute-interview at the Theater Carré in Amsterdam, the journalist replied to questions from Dutch university students about the American presidential campaign, the Panama Papers and the Watergate scandal - the investigation that made him and Bob Woodwar household names worldwide.
The vast majority of the Dutch population thinks that Democrat Hillary Clinton should win should the United States' presidential elections in November come down to a show down between her and Republican Donald Trump. A massive 76 percent favor Clinton, against 16 percent for Trump, according to the latest poll by Maurice de Hond
Anne Frank's step sister Eva Schloss thinks that the current situation for asylum seekers and refugees is worse than it was during the Second World War under Hitler. She also believes that American presidential candidate Donald Trump is set to become another Hitler, Schloss wrote in an essay in Newsweek on Wednesday, the International Holocaust Memorial Day.
SP faction leader in Hoogeveen Bianca Behr caused quite a commotion when she posted a picture showing Adolf Hitler, PVV leader Geert Wilders and American presidential candidate Donald Trump on Twitter and asked her followers to "spot the difference".
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders was unnerved by statements made by U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent statements calling for a block of all Muslims trying to enter the United States. "These statements by Trump are not helpful, and that's putting it mildly," the Netherlands official said on Tuesday.