• Trump Suggests NATO Members Increase Defense Spending

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    President Trump suggested NATO countries double their defense spending goal to 4% of GDP Wednesday, just hours after harshly criticizing Germany for their trade relationship with Russia. Trump has been a longtime critic of NATO spending, arguing that it is unfair the U.S. contributes more than other member states.
    “President Trump wants to see our allies share more of the burden and at a very minimum meet their already stated obligation,” said White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in a statement.
    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg suggested that the group should be more...
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  • Fact Check: Germany Imports Gas From Russia. But Is It a ‘Captive'?

    4 monthes ago - By NY Times

    President Trump attacked what he said was Germany's dependence on Russian natural gas. Experts disagree.
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  • President Trump Opposed the Border Adjustable Tax But Loves Tariffs. Here's Why

    4 monthes ago - By Forbes

    President Trump opposed the border adjustable tax proposed by House Republicans because critics said it would raise consumer price for imported goods. But he's enthusiastically imposing tariffs, which will will prices on both imported and domestic goods.
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  • Trump claims to have a ‘very, very good relationship' with Merkel after he insulted Germany to its face and said Russia controls it

    Trump claims to have a ‘very, very good relationship' with Merkel after he insulted Germany to its face and said Russia controls it

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed to have a "very, very good" relationship with German Chancellor Angela Merkel just hours after causing an uproar at the NATO summit in Brussels when he said Germany is "controlled" by Russia.
    Merkel was furious over Trump's remarks and offered a sternly worded response.
    Trump is being broadly criticized for his demeanor at the summit thus far as well as his sustained criticism of NATO in relation to how the alliance is funded.
    President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed to have a "very, very good" with German Chancellor Angela Merkel just hours...
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