President Trump defended his method to coping with NATO allies, particularly Germany, throughout his information convention on Thursday, calling it “a really efficient approach to deal.”
“I feel it is a very efficient approach to deal,” Trump mentioned when askedabout his insulting feedback aimed toward Germany. “It is a very efficient means of negotiating.”
Trump pointed to elevated monetary commitments from NATO allies as a measure of his success, although it was not instantly clear what particular pledges he secured and the President declined to elaborate past saying NATO allies will spend extra on protection and sooner.
He additionally pointed to progress over the past 12 months, previous to this NATO summit.
“We took in $33 billion extra,” Trump mentioned, pointing to elevated monetary commitments.
Trump insisted that “everyone in that room acquired alongside,” referring to NATO allies.