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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Europe trip marked by inaccuracies

Jul. 16, 2018 12:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump shook things up at every turn in his trip to Europe, making statements on NATO, Britain, Germany and more that were meant to provoke, and they did. Accuracy was not always a hallmark of these pronouncements. A week in review: TRUMP: "I didn't criticize the prime...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Europe provocations and the facts

Jul. 14, 2018 8:57 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump shook things up every turn in his trip to Europe, making statements on NATO, Britain, Germany and more that were meant to provoke, and they did. Accuracy was not always a hallmark of these pronouncements. A week in review: TRUMP: "I didn't criticize the prime...

Trump dishes up fresh dose of chaos aimed at May, Londoners

Jul. 12, 2018 9:06 PM EDT

BLENHEIM PALACE, England (AP) — Dishing up a fresh dose of chaos on his European tour, President Donald Trump left behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels and moved on to Britain, where a pomp-filled welcome ceremony was soon overshadowed by an interview in which Trump blasted Prime Minister...

The Latest: White House says Trump 'likes and respects' May

Jul. 12, 2018 8:58 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local): 2:55 a.m. The White House press secretary is offering reassurance that President Donald Trump "likes and respects" British Prime Minister Theresa May "very much" following an interview in which he said she was ruining...

UN: Migrants are 3 percent of population, 10 percent of GDP

Jul. 12, 2018 7:40 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling migration "a positive global phenomenon," saying migrants around the globe contribute greatly to the world economy. Guterres said at a news conference Thursday that "migrants are a remarkable engine for growth," though over 60,000...

NATO insists it's united as Trump lashes allies over budgets

Jul. 12, 2018 2:23 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO leaders pledged Thursday to stand united against foes like Russia despite a tumultuous summit that saw U.S. President Donald Trump rip into his allies for failing to boost defense spending, casting a dark cloud over the world's biggest security alliance. A year after fueling doubts...

Trump rattles NATO, knocking its value, assailing Germany

Jul. 11, 2018 11:09 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Under fire for his warm embrace of Russia's Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump jolted the NATO summit Wednesday by turning a spotlight on Germany's ties to Russia and openly questioning the value of the military alliance that has defined American foreign policy for decades. Trump...

The Latest: Trump questions value of NATO, slams Germany

Jul. 11, 2018 8:59 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local): 2:50 a.m. President Donald Trump has jolted the NATO summit in Brussels by turning a spotlight on Germany's ties to Russia and openly questioning the value of the military alliance that has defined American foreign...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump presses falsehoods about NATO, Germany

Jul. 11, 2018 2:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unleashing in-your-face rhetoric at the NATO summit, President Donald Trump pressed the falsehood Wednesday that members of the alliance owe money to the U.S. and took sole credit for higher military spending by NATO partners — a decision that preceded his presidency. Trump also...

White House: Trump suggests NATO allies commit to spending 4 percent of GDP on defense; current goal is 2 percent

Jul. 11, 2018 12:00 PM EDT
BRUSSELS (AP) — White House: Trump suggests NATO allies commit to spending 4 percent of GDP on defense; current goal is 2 percent.