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Frustrated Trump Renews Criticisms of Germany as NATO Deadbeats

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President Donald Trump took to Twitter to double down on his criticisms of Germany as deadbeats with the NATO payments, and to underscore how very raw a deal the United States was getting on trade.

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He tweeted: “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.”

His remarks echoed what he said during a summit in Europe last week.

Germany’s Angela Merkel, meanwhile, said that while her country’s relations with America are of “outstand importance,” she also suggested that perhaps a more independent future for the country was needed.

As Breitbart noted:

“Merkel said … [Germany] must engage with other key nations going forward. She also suggested in the wake of the Trump visit that Europe’s relationship with Washington had shifted significantly and reiterated her position that ‘we in Europe have to take our fate into our own hands.'”

Merkel made the comments during a rally on Sunday. She also said that Germany’s “times” to “completely depend on others” are over.

U.S. relations with Germany have somewhat cooled since Trump called out the nation as deadbeat on paying its NATO obligations.

Trump has also been harsh in calling out the country for currency manipulation.

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