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AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims credit on NATO spending

7 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump took credit for a supposed new decision by NATO members to increase military spending, though there was no evidence of that.
And after hinting Thursday that the alliance is in trouble, he asserted that his aggressive demands at this week's summit had suddenly turned NATO into a "fine-tuned machine" that will treat the U.S. "much more fairly" - hyperbole that sent U.S. allies scrambling to make clear that NATO unity wasn't at risk.
Here's a look at how Trump's statements at a news conference in Brussels compare with the facts:
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