• Trump's impromptu press conference at NATO signals a huge shift in U.S. foreign policy

    4 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    After a two-day NATO summit in Brussels, President Donald Trump held an unscheduled press conference in which he made several false claims, which hinted at some potentially alarming foreign policy decisions.
    Here's a quick breakdown of the impromptu press conference:
    On NATO
    President Trump began the summit by lying about U.S. contributions to NATO.
    “The United States has been paying a tremendous amount - probably 90 percent of the cost of NATO,” Trump said. In reality, U.S. contributions are only 22 percent.
    Trump then claimed he had gotten other NATO partners to increase their spending...
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  • Trump Will Discuss Meddling With Putin While Refusing To Do Anything About It

    Trump Will Discuss Meddling With Putin While Refusing To Do Anything About It

    4 monthes ago - By Politicus USA

    At the end of a tense and controversial NATO summit in Brussels President Donald Trump held an informal news conference with international reporters and spoke about his upcoming summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. In response to questions, Trump said he will raise the issue of Russian interference in United States' elections during the...
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  • Trump begins NATO news conference with an egregious lie

    4 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    Trump began his news conference at the end of the NATO summit in Belgium on Thursday with a blatant lie about what percentage of the alliance's funding the United States covers.
    “The United States has been paying a tremendous amount - probably 90 percent of the cost of NATO,” Trump said. “So I let know... that I was extremely unhappy with what was happening, and they have substantially upped their commitment, yeah, and now we're very happy, and have a very, very powerful, very, very strong NATO - much stronger than it was two days ago.”
    Trump's claim about the United States paying...
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  • Trump Calls Himself a Very Stable Genius Who Believes In NATO

    4 monthes ago - By Politicus USA

    President Donald Trump once again proclaimed himself to be a “stable genius” and said “I believe in NATO” at an impromptu press conference after the NATO summit in Brussels had concluded. He spoke to international reporters in Brussels around noon local time Thursday and not only surprised the media people with his comments but also...
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  • Trump Talks NATO In News Conference

    4 monthes ago - By NPR

    President Trump wrapped up his appearance at a NATO summit in Brussels with an unscheduled news conference.
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  • What Trump Got Out Of The NATO Summit

    4 monthes ago - By NPR

    President Trump gave an unplanned news conference Thursday following meetings with leaders of NATO countries. We also talk with former NATO Director of Policy Planning Fabrice Pothier.
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  • Trump's attacks on NATO leaves allies 'uneasy,' analyst says

    4 monthes ago - By NBC News

    NBC News senior national security contributor Juan Zarate joined TODAY to discuss President Trump's impromptu news conference just after the NATO summit this week. "From one day to the next, issues change, and today, you have a much more positive view of the NATO alliance," Zarate says. "This leaves allies a bit uneasy, unsure of what the U.S. commitment is long term."
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  • Trump holds impromptu news conference after NATO summit

    4 monthes ago - By NBC News

    A surprise news conference held by President Trump on Thursday capped a remarkable two-day NATO summit in Brussels, one that was steeped in controversy and confrontation with NATO allies. The president is now heading to Britain for a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May, and later, tea with Queen Elizabeth II. NBC News White House correspondent Kristen Welker reports for TODAY.
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