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

German Ambassador Claims Trump And Merkel Have 'Good Relationship'The Daily CallerThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Hill (blog)Trump put America first while in EuropeThe 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 ...and more »

Soft-power potential of Merkel-Macron - Livemint;

Soft-power potential of Merkel-Macron - Livemint

LivemintSoft-power potential of Merkel-MacronLivemintGermany 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 ...and more »

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

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

Philly.comWhat's behind the German trade surplus angering Trump?Philly.comIn 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 ...and more »

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

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

POLITICO.euPrimer for President Trump: How NATO funding really worksPOLITICO.euAllies 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Hill (blog)Trump whiffs on BMW and global tradeThe 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 ...and more »

Merkel warns of 'endlessly complex' Brexit process - Reuters;

Merkel warns of 'endlessly complex' Brexit process - Reuters

ReutersMerkel warns of 'endlessly complex' Brexit processReutersGerman 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 ...and more »

The U.S. And German Relationship - Seeking Alpha

The U.S. And German RelationshipSeeking AlphaA 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Hill (blog)Trump upset Angela Merkel, and that's a good thingThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Yahoo News UKNew Trump attack on Germany widens transatlantic riftYahoo News UKThe 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 ...and more »

NATO Allies Can Spend More Money, More Wisely - Bloomberg;

NATO Allies Can Spend More Money, More Wisely - Bloomberg

BloombergNATO Allies Can Spend More Money, More WiselyBloombergIf 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 ...and more »

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

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

Express.co.ukAngela Merkel claims Brexit talks will be about STRENGTHENING EuropeExpress.co.ukANGELA 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: ...and more »

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

Michael Flynn to Turn Over Subpoenaed Documents to Senate Intel CommitteeDemocracy 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.and more »

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

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

P.M. NewsSanders Slams Trump For Insulting GermanyP.M. NewsU.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 ...and more »

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

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

MinnPostOn world security, NATO and Germany's rational response to TrumpMinnPostGerman 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.and more »

Trump slams Germany over trade deficit, NATO - Global Times

Trump slams Germany over trade deficit, NATOGlobal TimesRelations 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 ...and more »

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

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

gulfnews.comAngela Merkel: this is what the leader of the free world should act likegulfnews.comAngela 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 ...and more »

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

Trump's Foreign Trip Followed by Merkel's Hint at Self-SufficiencyFinancialbuzz.comPresident 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 ...and more »

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

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

World Politics ReviewIf Trump Got His Way, What Would the End of the Trans-Atlantic Alliance Look Like?World Politics ReviewWhat 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 ...and more »

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

German Businesses Fear Fallout From Trump-Merkel DiscordWall 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 ...and more »