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Trump's claim that NATO will boost defense spending disputed

4 days ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

President Donald Trump on Thursday reaffirmed his commitment to the NATO alliance after he claimed member nations caved to his demands by making significant pledges to increasing defense spending.
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Trump says NATO allies agree to increase defense spending

Trump says NATO allies agree to increase defense spending

4 days ago   |   By New York Post

BRUSSELS - President Donald Trump hailed a personal victory at a NATO summit on Thursday, saying allies had sharply increased defense spending commitments after he provoked a crisis session with a tirade at European leaders. “I told people that I would be very unhappy if they didn't up their commitments,” an ebullient president told reporters...
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Trump's claim that NATO will boost defense spending disputed

4 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

BRUSSELS - President Donald Trump closed out his chaotic two-day visit to NATO Thursday by declaring victory, claiming that member nations caved to his demands to significantly increase defense spending and reaffirming his commitment to the alliance. But there were no immediate specifics on what he had achieved, and French President Emmanuel Macron quickly disputed Trump's claim that NATO allies have agreed to boost defense spending beyond 2 percent of gross domestic product.
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Trump says U.S. ties to NATO ‘very strong'

4 days ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump praised NATO on Thursday for making “tremendous progress” toward increasing the defense spending of member states, claiming victory after a contentious two days of meetings with leaders from members the mutual-defense organization. “The United States commitment to NATO is very strong, remains very strong, but primarily because everyone, the spirit they have, the amount of money they're willing to spend, the additional money that they will be putting up has been really amazing to see it. To see the level of spirit in that room is incredible,” Trump told reporters at a...
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Trump says NATO members have agreed to spending increases

4 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

US president said NATO members thanked him after the meeting, but reports say nothing was resolved at the talks.
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Trump says NATO members caved in to him, agreed to big defence spending increases

Trump says NATO members caved in to him, agreed to big defence spending increases

4 days ago   |   By National Post

BRUSSELS - President Donald Trump on Thursday reaffirmed his commitment to the NATO alliance after he said member nations caved to his demands by making significant pledges to increasing defence spending.
“The United States' commitment to NATO remains very strong,” Trump told reporters at a surprise news conference following an emergency session of NATO members held to address his complaints.
Trump has berated members of the alliance for failing to spend enough of their money on defence, accusing Europe of freeloading off the U.S. and raising doubts about whether he would come to members'...
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