"I know he's a tough man, but he's a respected man and he's done the right thing, according to many people, on immigration". There are also considerable conflicts of interest between the United States and Hungary.
But relations have since warmed, as Orban's anti-immigration campaigns in Europe echo numerous themes of Trump's own drive to build a wall on the US-Mexico border and his attempts to thwart migrants seeking US asylum.
When asked whether human rights and press freedoms would be discussed at the Trump-Orban talks, a senior U.S. administration official with knowledge of the meeting demurred.
Trump said it was a "great honour" to host Orban in the White House and praised him for keeping Hungary safe.
Senior Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. Congress told Trump in a letter on Friday they were concerned about Hungary's "downward democratic trajectory" and its close relationship with Russian Federation.
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Orban faced years of harsh criticism from the Obama administration over his weakening of democratic checks and balances. We stand in solidarity with the Hungarian people and urge you to remain true to these democratic values that have undergirded our relations with Central and Eastern Europe since the end of the Cold War. Multiculturalism, he said, "is only an illusion".
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He has also advocated restricting immigration to ensure Hungary remains a racially and culturally homogenous society. In 2016, he said that Hungary "does not need a single migrant for the economy to work, or the population to sustain itself, or for the country to have a future". Orban told Bild in early 2016: "If you take masses of non-registered immigrants from the Middle East into your country, you are importing terrorism, crime, anti-Semitism, and homophobia". In a 2015 interview with POLITICO, he suggested the bloc's leaders instead focus more on strengthening the EU's external border.
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"We must state that we do not want to be diverse", he said in a 2018 speech. His visit Monday comes only after Trump met with the leaders of the other three former communist states in the Visegrad region - Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
The White House has not responded to the recent letter from members of the U.S. Congress expressing concerns about Orban. "Under Orban, the election process has become less competitive and the judiciary is increasingly controlled by the state".
James Kirchick, a visiting police fellow at the Brookings Institution, said Orban had succeeded in his bid to create an "illiberal democracy" in Hungary.
In a letter, several Democratic lawmakers also called on Trump to postpone the meeting until Orban "returns his country to the path of democracy and respect for human rights".
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