Donald Trump pushes back on Angela Merkel regarding trade, NATO

President Trump responded Tuesday to German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s assertion that the European Union would have to “take our destiny into our own hands” and not rely on the U.S. or the U.K.“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,” Mr. Trump  tweeted.Ms. Merkel made her comments one day after meeting with Mr. Trump and other world leaders at the Group of Seven summit in Sicily.“The times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over, as I have experienced in the past few days,” she said at a campaign event Sunday. Ms. Merkel faces an election in September where she is seeking her fourth term. “And so all I can say is that we Europeans must really take our destiny into our own hands.” Read more at the Washington Times…

Source: Donald Trump pushes back on Angela Merkel regarding trade, NATO: ‘Very bad for U.S.’ – Washington Times