Hungary’s Border Control Expert Prime Minister Viktor Orban Backs Trump

Viktor Orban
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The anti-terrorism proposals of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump make him the better option for Europe and Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Saturday. Orban, who has built razor-wire border fences to stop migrants, said in Romania that Trump’s ideas about the need for the best intelligence services and his opposition to “democracy export” were also applicable in Europe. “I am not Donald Trump’s campaigner,” the Hungarian leader said at a cultural event in Baile Tusnad, Romania, an area with a large Hungarian population. “I never thought that the idea would ever occur to me that he is the better of the open options for Europe and Hungary. “I listened to (Trump) and I have to tell you that he made three proposals to stop terrorism. And as a European, I myself could not have drawn up better what Europe needs.” Orban, who returned to power in 2010, has often been criticized by the European Union, the United States and others for his policies to centralize power, control civic groups and increase government influence over media. Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton visited Hungary in 2011 as secretary of state, and expressed U.S. concerns over the