"India is performance great," Trump told in an interview on Monday.Donald Trump has commented on India for the first time after he entered the presidential race, saying that the country is doing great and no one is talking about it.
After lashing the presidential campaign trial, this is the first time that Trump gave a impression into his thought about India, even as he has been openly critical about many countries like China, Mexico and Japan in many of his speeches.
"That was the beginning of China. That was the beginning of India, when India -- by the way, India is doing great. Nobody talks about it. And I have big jobs going up in India. But India is doing great," Trump said.
"But that was the outset of China go through everything I told you all right, whether it's Iraq, whether it's Iran, whether it's China, whether it's India, whether it's Japan," Trump said referring to his CNN interview in September 2007.
"Just look at this country. We have gone from this massive power that was respected all over the world to somewhat of a laughing stock," he said.