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Trump praises NATO allies for payments but says Germany not giving enough

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

President Donald Trump took credit Tuesday for an increase in defense spending among NATO members, suggesting that an alliance he has harshly criticized has turned a corner. But Germany did not escape criticism. “People are paying and I am very happy with the fact they are paying,” Trump said during a meeting with NATO’s top official at the White House. Trump lauded the alliance overall for increases in defense expenditures,…