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Donald Trump on Germany: Top quotes - Deutsche Welle

US President Donald Trump has offered both candid praise and unabashed criticism of Germany and its policies. From calling German Chancellor Angela Merkel "possibly the greatest world leader" to describing her open-door refugee policy as a ...and more »

'The Germans are bad, very bad': Trump's alleged slight generates confusion, backlash - Washington Post

BERLIN — Allegedly heated comments by President Trump about a key U.S. ally — Germany — generated a fresh swirl of confusion Friday around an administration that has already had more than its fill. During a meeting Thursday with European Union ...and more »

G7 leaders must not waver on Russia sanctions, says EU's Tusk - Reuters

TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - European Council President Donald Tusk urged Group of Seven leaders on Friday to stick to their sanctions policy on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, a day after a senior U.S. official said Washington had no position on the issue.and more »

White House: Trump Didn't Call Germany 'Bad' - U.S. News & World Report

A report out Thursday said the U.S. president berated Europeans colleagues on the extreme dangers of German cars to the U.S.. By Curt Mills, Staff Writer. By Curt Mills, Staff Writer May 26, 2017, at 10:44 a.m.. More. U.S. News & World Report. White ...and more »

Trump reportedly called Germany “bad, very bad” and threatened to stop Americans from buying BMWs - Quartz

Donald Trump's visit to Brussels today has been one controversy after another. First he brusquely pushed Montenegro's prime minister aside to get to the front of a photo-op. Then he declined to support Article Five, the cornerstone of NATO's alliance ...and more »

Trump 'doesn't have a problem with Germany,' adviser says - POLITICO.eu

'He said they're very bad on trade, but he doesn't have a problem with Germany,' National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn clarified. By Tara Palmeri. 5/26/17, 12:52 PM CET. Updated 5/26/17, 1:00 PM CET. TAORMINA, Sicily — National Economic ...and more »

German carmakers remind Trump they create 110000 US jobs - POLITICO.eu

Germany's auto industry today hit back at criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump by insisting that it had created more than 100,000 jobs in the U.S., which would be endangered by trade restrictions. Trump described Germany as “bad, very bad ...and more »

Juncker: Trump wasn't aggressive in saying Germany was 'very bad' - POLITICO.eu

Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says he had a 'very frankly constructed meeting' with US president. By Tom McTague. 5/26/17, 12:43 PM CET. Updated 5/27/17, 1:12 PM CET. TAORMINA, Sicily — Jean-Claude Juncker appeared to confirm ...and more »

Trump reportedly calls Germans 'very bad,' threatens to end German car sales - CNBC

President Donald Trump has reportedly reignited tensions with his EU counterparts after calling the Germans "very bad" for their trade surplus with the U.S.. The president vowed to block German car exports to the U.S. during a meeting with top EU ...and more »

BMW, Mercedes Become Latest Carmakers Caught in Trump Crossfire - Bloomberg

BMW, Mercedes-Benz and VW are getting their turn in the crosshairs of U.S. President Donald Trump, who's making a habit out of attacking the visible -- and free trade-dependent -- auto industry. “The Germans are bad, very bad,” Der Spiegel cited Trump ...and more »