Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte has been fighting a deadly war on drugs in his country by allegedly ordering extrajudicial killings of thousands of suspects. But as many around the world have condemned Duterte's actions, we've recently learned that President Donald Trump called him up last month to congratulate him.
"I just wanted to congratulate you because I am hearing of the unbelievable job on the drug problem," Trump told the Filipino leader, who famously favorably compared his efforts to that of Hitler, on the phone. "Many countries have the problem, we have a problem, but what a great job you are doing and I just wanted to call and tell you that."
On Thursday's episode of Desus & Mero, the hosts talked about how Trump is bizarrely cozying up to Duterte.
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