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Ambassador Pete Hoekstra clashes with journalists on first day in the jobIn interview last year Hoekstra described his own words as fake newsThe new US ambassador to the Netherlands – in trouble over a fake news scandal – clashed on Wednesday with Dutch reporters who told him: “This is the Netherlands, you have to answer questions.”On his first official day in the job, Pete Hoekstra was taken to task over controversial comments he made in 2015 in which he said that the “Islamic movement” was creating chaos in Europe and suggested that extremists were burning politicians and cars in the Netherlands. Continue reading…

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jan/11/netherlands-holland-peter-hoekstra-ambassador