• Macron denies reports that Trump threatened NATO withdrawal

    2 monthes ago - By New York Post

    French President Emmanuel Macron has denied reports that U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw the United States from the NATO military alliance in a dispute over funding. “President Trump never at any moment, either in public or in private, threatened to withdraw from NATO,” Macron told reporters. He said the leaders of the alliance's...
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  • Trump Reaffirms NATO Ties, and Dismisses Concerns About Russia

    Trump Reaffirms NATO Ties, and Dismisses Concerns About Russia

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    President Trump took “total credit” for persuading U.S. allies to increase military spending beyond established markers - a claim that was nearly immediately undercut by at least one European leader.
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  • Trump: U.S. ties to NATO ‘very strong' after allies agree to boost spending

    2 monthes ago - By Politico

    President Donald Trump praised NATO on Thursday for making “tremendous progress” toward increasing the defense spending of member states, claiming victory after a contentious two days of meetings with leaders from members the mutual-defense organization. “The United States commitment to NATO is very strong, remains very strong, but primarily because everyone, the spirit they have, the amount of money they're willing to spend, the additional money that they will be putting up has been really amazing to see it. To see the level of spirit in that room is incredible,” Trump told reporters at a...
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  • Trump causes chaos at NATO summit

    2 monthes ago - By Politico

    THE PRESIDENT this morning caused panic at the NATO SUMMIT in Brussels. Before 6 a.m. on the East Coast, German news reports indicated that PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP was threatening to pull out of NATO if countries didn't up their spending. AT AROUND 6:20 A.M., Trump - flanked by John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo - said that “tremendous progress has been made,” and NATO member countries would be committing “an additional $33 billion.” - TRUMP: “We are doing numbers like they've never done before.”... “I let them know yesterday... that I was extremely unhappy with what was...
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  • ‘NATO Is Much Stronger Now': Trump Claims Victory After Contentious Summit

    2 monthes ago - By Time

    As a contentious North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit in Brussels began to wind down on Thursday, President Donald Trump claimed victory over defense spending and reaffirmed U.S. commitment to the alliance.
    After a week in which he had insulted allies and questioned the value of NATO, Trump-flanked by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser John Bolton-gave an impromptu news conference at NATO headquarters Thursday morning before leaving Brussels.
    “The United States commitment to NATO is very strong,” he said. “I think NATO is much stronger now than it was two...
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  • Trump says US commitment to NATO remains strong

    Trump says US commitment to NATO remains strong

    2 monthes ago - By New York Post

    U.S. President Donald Trump says the U.S. commitment to NATO “remains very strong” despite reports that he threatened to pull out in a dispute over defense spending. Trump says at a news conference Thursday in Brussels that he told “people” that he would be “very unhappy” if they didn't increase their commitments. Trump says the...
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  • President Trump Reportedly Threatened to Pull the U.S. Out of NATO

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump's displeasure with the U.S.'s military allies over their relatively low defense spending is no secret. But now, according to media reports, Trump has threatened to withdraw the U.S. from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization or to change its pivotal role in the alliance, over the matter.
    In a closed-doors meeting at the two-day NATO summit in Brussels, Trump is said to have thrown a “tantrum” over the issue, threatening that the U.S. would go it alone on defense issues if the other NATO members-most of whom are European-do not immediately increase military spending...
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