German Ambassador Claims Trump And Merkel Have 'Good Relationship' - The Daily Caller

The German ambassador to the United States, Peter Wittig, claimed the relationship between Germany and the U.S. is “good and productive” Wednesday, despite speculation the countries have a rocky bond. German Chancellor Angela Merkel made ...

Trump put America first while in Europe - The Hill (blog)

Apparently, putting America first is offensive and should not be done in polite circles of the establishment. President Trump thinks the members of NATO should actually pay their fair share, which makes Europe upset. That in turn gives the left yet ...

Soft-power potential of Merkel-Macron - Livemint

Germany wants good relations with both Russia and the English-speaking world, but it can't really trust either, according to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Such admissions don't advance her re-election campaign, as some claim, but her aim is much ...

What's behind the German trade surplus angering Trump? - Philly.com

In this Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 photo, shipping containers are stacked on a ship in the port in Hamburg, Germany. US President Donald Trump keeps criticizing Germany's trade surplus with the United States. Germans respond by saying their products are just ...

Primer for President Trump: How NATO funding really works - POLITICO.eu

Allies including Germany pay far more per capita to the alliance than the US does. By David M. Herszenhorn. 5/31/17, 6:04 PM CET. After berating NATO allies over military spending in Brussels, U.S. President Donald Trump declared victory at the G7 ...

Trump whiffs on BMW and global trade - The Hill (blog)

“The Germans are bad, very bad…See the millions of cars they are selling in the U.S.? Terrible. We will stop this.” Donald Trump · Donald TrumpTrump whiffs on BMW and global trade Trump admits White House staff is source of damaging leaks Trump upset ...

Merkel warns of 'endlessly complex' Brexit process - Reuters

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a joint news conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, May 30, 2017. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke. BERLIN Germany feels Frankfurt is entitled to host the ...

The U.S. And German Relationship - Seeking Alpha

A European sphere of influence seems to have been the force pushing in that direction. US President Trump reserves his most scornful indignation for the traditional media and US allies, while seemingly praising authoritarian leaders abroad. Given the ...

Trump upset Angela Merkel, and that's a good thing - The Hill (blog)

The New York Times had this headline: “After Summits With Trump, Merkel Says Europe Must Take Fate Into Own Hands.” The Washington Post had this: “Following Trump's trip, Merkel says Europe can't rely on 'others.' She means the U.S.”. And CNN posted ...

New Trump attack on Germany widens transatlantic rift - Yahoo News UK

The transatlantic diplomatic rift widened on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump responded to criticism from Chancellor Angela Merkel with a new attack on German trade tactics and defense spending. Trump's spokesman Sean Spicer insisted that the ...

NATO Allies Can Spend More Money, More Wisely - Bloomberg

If Donald Trump and Barack Obama agree on something, does that mean it's true? In the case of Europe's woeful support of its collective defense, yes: Member states need to contribute their “fair share” toward the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a ...

Angela Merkel claims Brexit talks will be about STRENGTHENING Europe - Express.co.uk

ANGELA MERKEL has warned Germany will be focused on “strengthening” the European Union when it enters talks with Britain over Brexit. By Rebecca Perring & Monika Pallenberg Rebecca Perring. PUBLISHED: 15:50, Wed, May 31, 2017 | UPDATED: ...

Michael Flynn to Turn Over Subpoenaed Documents to Senate Intel Committee - Democracy Now!

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will turn over some subpoenaed documents to the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to allegedly influence the 2016 election.

Sanders Slams Trump For Insulting Germany - P.M. News

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has slammed President Donald Trump for his disparaging remarks about Germany, saying that publicly attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel was “unacceptable.” “To insult Germany, a long-standing ally, is something that many of ...

On world security, NATO and Germany's rational response to Trump - MinnPost

German Chancellor and head of the Christian Democratic Union Angela Merkel speaking during the Trudering festival in Munich on Sunday. I'll be 66 next month. I chose the time of my birth (1951) very shrewdly. I missed the Depression and World War II.

Trump slams Germany over trade deficit, NATO - Global Times

Relations between the US and Germany veered further toward crisis on Tuesday as President Donald Trump complained about the US trade deficit with Germany and said it must pay more for the NATO military alliance. His censure follows a volley of ...

Angela Merkel: this is what the leader of the free world should act like - gulfnews.com

Angela Merkel — or “leader of the free world” as she is now to be known — did not wait long to see the back of Donald Trump before she made it clear that things have changed. She told a rally of 2,500 people in Munich where she kicked off her ...

Trump's Foreign Trip Followed by Merkel's Hint at Self-Sufficiency - Financialbuzz.com

President Trump returned from his international tour to a crisis of sorts involving his son- in- law Jared Kushner's alleged links with Russians but the President has not quite returned victorious, it appears. It was his first international appearance ...

If Trump Got His Way, What Would the End of the Trans-Atlantic Alliance Look Like? - World Politics Review

What would the United States lose if it lost Europe as a friend, partner and ally? The question is an abstract one for now. But if his inaugural presidential trip abroad last week is any indication, U.S. President Donald Trump seems hell-bent on ...

German Businesses Fear Fallout From Trump-Merkel Discord - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

A political war of words between Berlin and Washington is causing growing alarm among German executives who fear it could be bad for business. In remarks widely interpreted as critical of U.S. President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel ...