'THAT'S NOT HOW IT WORKS': TRUMP'S GRASP OF NATO QUESTIONED

IN A JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE ON FRIDAY, TRUMP EXPRESSED STRONG SUPPORT FOR NATO BUT REITERATED HIS BELIEF THAT MEMBER NATIONS DO NOT CONTRIBUTE A FAIR SHARE .

ALL NATO COUNTRIES, INCLUDING GERMANY, HAVE COMMITTED TO SPEND 2 PERCENT OF GDP ON DEFENSE BY 2024.

he would take if the answer were no, Trump said: "Well, I'm not saying if not," he said. "I'm saying, right now there are many countries that have not fulfilled their obligations to us."

On the heels of a visibly awkward visit from the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, Donald Trump said on Saturday that Germany owed “vast sums of money” to Nato and the US, even though the alliance does not stipulate...

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