Trump Repeats Criticism Of Germany, Merkel Stands By Stance

Posted May 31, 2017

"The Germans are bad, very bad", Trump told European Union officials in a closed-door meeting, according to a Bloomberg report. "It's very easy for us".

Mr Spicer's appearance came following confirmation that White House communications director Mike Dubke resigned from his post after less than three months in the job, amid widespread expectations that a broader shake-up of the White House communications team could be imminent as the Trump administration seeks to limit the damage unleashed by an onslaught of revelations about the administration's links with Russian Federation.

Merkel praised India for implementing that climate pact very "intensively and in a very committed way" and Modi said people had no right to ruin the environment for future generations. But Martin Schulz, leader of Gabriel's center-left Social Democrats, was less emollient earlier in the day when he told reporters Trump was "the destroyer of all Western values".

Trump's public attack on Germany also comes after Merkel said Germany can no longer "completely depend" on the U.S. "So we're going to continue to support our allies the way we always have", she told MSNBC.".

The largest German factory in the world, a BMW plant, is located in SC, according to Forbes.

He also slammed 23 of the 28 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies for owing what he calls "massive amounts of money" to the alliance.

She said working together with "such a diverse country" also offered opportunities for German businesses.

He also appeared to respond to Mr. Trump's conduct during the G-7 summit of rich countries over the weekend.

On May 28, Merkel stated during a campaign rally that Germany would have to take a more active role in world affairs.

He had begun attacking Germany and Merkel during his election campaign past year.

Finally Rachman notes the historical blunder of assuming a hostile posture towards the US and United Kingdom and grouping the countries with Russian Federation.

That contrasted with her comments in Munich on Sunday that dependable trans-Atlantic ties that formed the basis of German foreign policy since World War II "are to some extent over".

Tension between Berlin and Washington reached new levels Monday after German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel accused the Trump administration of standing "against the interests of the European Union". "Look at the millions of cars that they sell in the US Terrible".

Singh pointed out that small and medium size enterprises of Germany are known for their good technologies and therefore they should lead in creating such consortiums.

Spicer said that during a recent trip to Europe, Trump had "reaffirmed the need to deepen and improve our transatlantic relationship".