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Clinton Names Merkel Favorite Leader

Mother of Migrant Crisis

WASHINGTON - JUNE 7:  (L-R) German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Vice President Joseph R. Biden toast each other during a luncheon at the US State Department June 7, 2011 in Washington, DC.  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Vice President Joseph R. Biden hosted German Chancellor Angela Merkel for a luncheon during her visit to Washington before tonight's State Dinner.  (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

U.S. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as her favourite world leader, choosing specifically to praise her record on the migrant crisis — despite her policies on opening Europe’s borders now providing a source of immense regret for her party and Germany.