President Trump made an impassioned speech about the United States’ generally worthless allies, the ones in NATO who promise to spend 2% of their GDP on defense and then go their merry way, spending it on padded welfare benefits for migrants instead. The U.S. picks up the tab for that stuff, and then Europe’s intellectuals have the nerve to deride the U.S. for its giant defense budget. Amazing how that works.
Trump called them out on it in Montana yesterday. Breitbart reported him saying this:
“I’m going to tell NATO, ‘You gotta start paying your bills. The United States is not going to take care of everything,'” he said to loud cheering from the crowd in Great Falls, Montana.
…and oh, what a fluttering, clucking, chicken-feather response over in the NATO coop. Here is the top story in Mike Allen’s Axios lineup for this morning.
President Trump’s harsh blast at NATO during a rally last night in Helena, Mont., was Europeans’ worst nightmare come to life, Western diplomatic sources tell Jonathan Swan and me.
Read the full story from American Thinker
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