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Trump says NATO countries to pay their fair share
President calls from Germany about the NATO-financing, notes on upcoming changes; Kevin cork reports from the White house.
President Trump on Monday warned that “we don’t do something”, when the world trade organization to begin with the treatment, the US “right,” amid reports that the White house is seeking to impose more flexibility, one-sided tariffs.
The President the Oval Office comments on the same day was came to known that Trump had hit,” under pending” NATO allies, including Germany, Norway and Canada, issued the strongly worded letters last month.
The missives defendant is “growing frustration in the United States, some Nato countries have The New York Times reported not reinforced, as promised”. Trump has always said that the NATO allies have lived, to pay their obligations, spending more in the direction of the defense.
The two developments essentially served as a one-two punch from the White house before the next week of the NATO summit in Brussels, followed by a scheduled summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin is sure to draw the attention of the world.
WATCH: TRUMP CALLS FOR NATO COUNTRIES THEIR FAIR SHARE TO PAY
But Trump re-plans refused an official US withdrawal from the WTO, as he himself told reporters on Monday that the trade organization needs to change their habits.
The comments came as he met with the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, on trade and security.
Trump said of the WTO, the US has treated “very badly, and I hope you change your ways.” He said he was not “plan nothing,” but if the WTO does not treat US properly, “we will do something.”
Reports on Monday suggested that the White house had prepared a draft law, the “United States Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act” – which critics quickly called as a “FART”.
The bill Trump, to impose more authority duties on his own, without the consent of Congress and in violation of the applicable WTO rules.would make
Both Canada and the European Union, the United States, the WTO’s “trade court” about Trump’s steel-and aluminum-rates.
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The organization of the official dispute-resolution body has been issued, the U.S. losses in almost 75 percent of the complaints from other countries, according to a Bloomberg analysis. On the other hand, the US gains almost 90 percent of the cases it brings, Bloomberg found.
The White house has claimed that its elongated tariffs are necessary to protect the US industry and national security concerns, which is always front-and-center in Europe.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who often sparred with President Trump, on Monday dramatically reversed course on their permissive immigration policy, pledging to tighten asylum rules, which is under strong domestic political pressure.
Merkel and her rebellious ally, Bavaria, reached a last-minute compromise to end a dispute over the control of immigration, which bring threatened to shut down their coalition government.
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— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 2. July 2018
Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, head of Merkel’s Bavarian-only sister party, emerged from talks late on Monday to say that the compromise will “to prevent illegal immigration at the border between Germany and Austria.”
At the G7 summit last month, Trump allegedly candies in Merkel threw Starburst, which was famous because of the proximity of the former President Obama.
“He stood up, he put his hand in his pocket, and he took two pieces of candy, threw it on the table and said: ‘here, Angela, don’t say I never give you anything,'” consultant Ian Bremmer told CBS News.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Gregg Re is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @gregg_re.