Was Trump's foreign trip the “home run” he said it was? (2 letters) - The Denver Post

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump attend the Summit of the Heads of State and of Government of the G7, at the ancient Greek Theater in Taormina, Sicily, on May 26. Re: “Trump calls trip 'home run' as Kushner questions left ...

US-Europe divide grips NATO - Pakistan Observer

SEEN from President Trump's perspective, unlike his predecessors, he is not an ardent advocate of endorsing the futurity of the sixty-eight years old trans-Atlantic partnership. Though he may now have reversed his position on Nato's obsolescence, yet ...

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 ...

"America First in caps": Allies concerned about Paris climate deal, US relations - CBS News

Amid tensions between President Trump and European leaders, Mr. Trump is also telling people close to him that the U.S. will withdraw from the historic Paris climate agreement, which which former President Obama helped negotiate and 195 countries ...

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 ...

Europe must stand on its own - Waterloo Record

German Chancellor Angela Merkel listens as President Donald Trump speaks during their joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in March. - Evan Vucci,The Associated Press. German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a crowd Sunday in ...

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 ...

Trump's treatment of America's NATO allies was disgraceful - Los Angeles Times

To the editor: As noted in your editorial, the United States' North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies had hoped that the president would reaffirm Article 5 of the 68-year-old NATO treaty during his recent visit. (“Trump didn't win any friends in ...

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 ...

German ambassador: If US withdraws from Paris agreement, China may become world leader - Washington Examiner

Reports suggest President Trump will imminently announce a U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement. On Tuesday, Germany's ambassador to the United States, Peter Wittig, sat down and spoke with me. He made it clear that Germany sees 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 ...