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EU-Trump Visit to Brussels: European Commission head Donald Tusk slaps back at Trump after his latest NATO swipe saying: 'America: appreciate your allies. After all you don’t have that many'

  • President Trump repeatedly berated America's European allies for failing to meet their defense spending obligations  to NATO 
  • European Council President Donald Tusk hit right back at him at an EU-NATO signing event: 'America does not have and will not have a better ally than Europe'
  • Tusk said: 'America appreciate your allies. After all you don’t have that many'  
  • President Trump tweeted minutes later: NATO countries must pay MORE, the United States must pay LESS. Very Unfair!'
  • He told reporters as he prepared to board Marine One that America has plenty of allies and put new pressure on NATO nations to increase their defense spending 
  • U.S. NATO ambassador said this week that the United States' European partners had not brought up trade in the context of security alliance
  • 'Our diplomats are professional and they are staying on our NATO issues, where we are 100 percent allied,' Kay Bailey Hutchison said on Sunday
  • Trump defied her and put his tariffs on the table for discussion at NATO's summit in Brussels, where he arrives on Tuesday evening, in tweets
  • The appearance was gearing up to be a repeat performance of a confrontation at last month's G7 summit in Canada
Read more: Trump says U.S. 'spending many times more than' fair on Europe | Daily Mail Online

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