President Trump is not backing down from his criticism against Merkel and other Euro mooches who are not paying their “fair share.”
In addition, President Trump is calling out Germany for our massive trade deficit, and promising things will change.
Even after Merkel declared the U.S. was no longer a “good partner.”
We have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on NATO & military. Very bad for U.S. This will change
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 30, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has renewed his criticism of Germany following Chancellor Angela Merkel’s suggestion that her country needs to adopt a more independent stance in world affairs.
Trump rattled some in Europe with his statements on NATO last week.
Merkel said Tuesday Germany’s relations with the United States are of “outstanding importance” but it must engage with other key nations going forward. She also suggested in the wake of the Trump visit that Europe’s relationship with Washington had shifted significantly and reiterated her position that “we in Europe have to take our fate into our own hands.”
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