Trump Warns Germany "Owes Vast Sums To US... Must Be Paid For Defense"

Tyler Durden's picture

Amid #NoHandshakeGate and the "we have something in common" moment, yesterday's meeting between President Trump and German Chancellor Merkel was at best cordial, judging by the G-20 discussions, and this latest tweet from Trump...

Of course this is not the first time he has pointed this out... NATO, he said, “has problems.”

“[NATO] is obsolete, first because it was designed many, many years ago,” Bild quoted Trump as saying about the trans-Atlantic military alliance. “Secondly, countries aren’t paying what they should” and NATO “didn’t deal with terrorism.”

 

While those comments expanded on doubts Trump raised about the North Atlantic Treaty Organization during his campaign, he reserved some of his most dismissive remarks for the EU and Merkel, whose open-border refugee policy he called a “catastrophic mistake.”

FACT CHECK: Trump is 100% Correct - Germany has been under-funding its defense budget for years... NATO's 28-member countries committed in 2014 to spending 2 percent of their gross domestic product on defense within a decade. But only the U.S. and four other members of the post-World War II military coalition are meeting the standard, Pence said.

Failure to meet the commitment, he said, "erodes the very foundation of our alliance."

"Let me be clear on this point: The president of the United States expects our allies to keep their word, to fulfill this commitment and, for most, that means the time has come to do more," Pence said.

More awkward looks to come...

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ToSoft4Truth's picture

We have the same problem, Government lawfully took the responsibility of defending us from us.

 

Therefore, government can charge us whatever they want.  The others are cowering in corners paying as fast as they can.

 

Germany - their woman are being openly raped in the streets, yet they aren't paying the U.S. government enough protection money. 

Cassandra.Hermes's picture

Rape rates
Germany: 9.4 Ranked 24th.
USA: 27.3 Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Germany
Where the women are being openly raped?

May be we should pay German government to educate our men!!!!!

hotrod's picture

I think the USA has a vested interest in keeping NATO intact.  Trump would back off some of these payments if many of them started to leave.

Whopper Goldberg's picture

People seem to forget it was the Rothschilds  Jew banksters that funded BOTH sides in BOTH World Wars.

The USA bullied their way into Europe and are the ones threatening everyone that they need America's protection.

If all the European countries would tell the USA to fuck off  and disband NATO, the USA would wage war on Europe.

Guaranteed.

Dode415's picture

You would think that Trump asking countries to pay their fair share would be to allow him to reduce the US defence spend but he wants to massively increase the already massive US spend at a time where he wants to rail back US involvement in wars overseas (although his actions so far would seem to be the exact opposite) - a bit of a confusing message

ToSoft4Truth's picture

There was no message.

 

Rewrite the sentences.

 

Change this:

""Let me be clear on this point: The president of the United States expects our allies to keep their word, to fulfill this commitment and, for most, that means the time has come to do more," Pence said."

 

To this:

 

""Let me be clear on this point: The president of China expects the United States to keep their word, to fulfill this commitment and, for most, that means the time has come to do more, they must pay their debt or secede everything west of the Mississipp." De-Wang said.

Dragon HAwk's picture

Put the troops on Our Southern Border.

Whopper Goldberg's picture

People seem to forget it was the Rothschilds  Jew banksters that funded BOTH sides in BOTH World Wars.

The USA bullied their way into Europe and are the ones threatening everyone that they need America's protection.

If all the European countries would tell the USA to fuck off  and disband NATO, the USA would wage war on Europe.

Guaranteed.

TheVoicesInYourHead's picture

Why would anyone pay their 2% share now?

The ridiculous agreement gives them all until 2024 to payup.

Only an idiot would pay anywhere near 2% now.

Dilluminati's picture

Rip up that contract, worse than a bad trade deal

Dilluminati's picture

The russian kremlin trolls and the jooo baiters hate the idea of germany actually contributing what they are required to do.

lulz

hate on that America First sentiment

BUt looking at that GDP chart I'd kick a big part of that list out of Nato or simply state we don't feel obligated under Artcile 5 to repsond if you do not meet GDP requirements

less than 1.5% I'd say: no.. no.. we don't honor article 5 and send our sons to die for liberal mooching socilaists, give venezuela a call for help or the former Castro regime.. socialist mooch's cannot abide

 

 

Whopper Goldberg's picture

People seem to forget it was the Rothschilds  Jew banksters that funded BOTH sides in BOTH World Wars.

The USA bullied their way into Europe and are the ones threatening everyone that they need America's protection.

If all the European countries would tell the USA to fuck off  and disband NATO, the USA would wage war on Europe.

Guaranteed.

Whopper Goldberg's picture

You are a fucking idiot.  We have more small businesses per capita than the USA.  

its you cocksuckers that can't produce anything.

Socilaists>>  that is YOU.

TAke a look at this list you idiot.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/21...

Dilluminati's picture

Start paying your fair share and get off the teet of Mother America

Buy some f0cking guns

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2015/02/19/germanys-ar...

Your the guy who tells me how superior his lifestyle is as he mooches off of the wealth of another

 

Whopper Goldberg's picture

No mooching here,,  never took unemployment once while living in the USA for 35 years and now 27 years in Europe.

I WORKED for a living and saved.  

Nice try, dipshit but YOU FAILED

Dilluminati's picture

Just saying pay for your own defense.

Stop being a moocher

If you live in germany you be mooching on the USA until you pay your fair share in respect to defense.

 

Anteater's picture

The Luciferians at the Pentagon built now 1000 overseas bases, staffed by 100,000s of foreign nationals on the US  $ payroll, foreign nationals earning their green cards so they can move to US and use minority-hiring preference to loop into government jobs for life, the Luciferians who plan a new strategic bomber fleet, a new aircraft carrier fleet and new ICBM fleet?  They will never dissolve NATO. Their YUUGE global Luciferian network enables all the despots around the globe to loot their peoples, like Nigeria. When Obama created AfriCom, with 100 bases in Africa, they nationalized all lands and resources, so the people could be disenfranchised on a new Trail of Tears, to make way for the Luciferian ore-stripping machinery creating hell here on Earth. The same Luciferians feeding heroin and oxycodin into the American resource lands they've stripped and abandoned. The same Luciferians feeding toxic bT corn into the underbelly of the EU through their recent junta victory in Ukraine. You can't negotiate with them, and they absolutely will not stop until the world is one gynormous concentration camp, just like Jina. The Congress is about to hand those Luciferians a -$30 trillion deficit cap, and then they will tithe-hold all real property in the USA. And once health and human services are stripped away, Luciferians can easily accommodate 195,000,000 jobless Americans. They don't give a frack about you! They don't give a frack about you! They don't give a frack about you! 

Dilluminati's picture

I'm all about a new foreign policy where US troops do what they are good at, breaking stuff and then LEAVING.

I'm fed up with all you kumbaya socialists mooching off of the US military

We're not your nanny

I say untie the hand tied behind the US military, bring back readiness levels, and let em break stuff

rebuild nada

 

Anteater's picture

If you compare that bar graph to the same member states'  PLATO-required minimum for health and human services spending, and then throw in the $'sTax Burn per Mil.Gov FTE ex- KTR, I'm sure that would be enough to make any self-entitled American projectile-vomit, to see where their SS and MC Trust (sic) Fund retirement is disappearing to, like a lone snowflake on a hot NYC sidewalk on 4oJ. And the funny thing is, the Mil.Gov.Fed.Ktr FTEs will dance around your inert bodies on the sidewalk in their hurry to eat moar bacon that your hard-fought work has paid for. You all will be as nothing, like the already 95,000,000 jobless and homeless who disappeared before you, in this, the Greatest Holocaust.

On to Sevastopol for the New Bolshevik Party! Moar charter schools! Moar charter prisons! Moar charter crematoriums!

truthalwayswinsout's picture

Geee you mean we have to pay for our defense instead of using that money to allow Muslim Dune Koon and Sand Niggers into our country to completely destroy our culture???

How dare you...

This is a dangerous time in Germany. If another Hitler shows up on the scene, he will gain control and Germany is much more powerful than it was from 1920-1940.

bogbeagle's picture

Imagine ... Germans decide to be rid of the Mohammedans.

 

The UK and US mobilise and send armies to destroy Germany and rescue those Mohammedans.

 

The fucking irony of being conscripted to preserve the lives of the invaders.

yngso's picture

He did already, but not in Germany. How could you not notice?

LA_Goldbug's picture

At last someone play like they should. Want to benefit from "The Game of Empire" then PAY !!!! I do not like the game but at least Trump is straightening out some things that needed straightening.

Whopper Goldberg's picture

@post turtle saver  SAID THIS TO ME

oh kiss my ass... I'll bet my US butt has been to Europe way more than your ass has been to the US... quit believing what you read in the papers about the US, it's all wrong... our stuff is easily just as good if not utterly better in every way... hell, well over half of the '21st century' infrastructre you're crowing about was _invented_ in the USA...

Europe... all hat, no cattle sA

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

I lived 35 years in the USA and did 10 years in the USAF.  I have been to 76 countries and lived in 5 of them so you would LOSE


Here is my DD214. notice my birthplace.  where I am living NOW

 

Pure bullshit.   the automobile , the Jet engine, t he autobahn, and the WWW all invented in Europe.

 

You are a know nothing idiot.


https://www.dropbox.com/s/vkzyb8uf333hdyh/dd2142.JPG?dl=0

shovelhead's picture

Yup.

You can tell by the shit smears he leaves behind.

Son of Captain Nemo's picture

PRESIDENT PENCE wants to personally thank the Chancellor on behalf of the German people dutifully paying their taxes so that the United States government HAS A MILITARY given that it no longer makes the things people want like cars, appliances, energy efficient technologies and industrial equipment instead of "bombs" and the delivery systems that support them and a RESERVE CURRENCY that is beginning to destory their own economy for being forced to pay for their high energy costs WITH IT!

PRESIDENT PENCE also wants to thank the Chancellor on behalf of the German people for their unwavering commitment and sacrifice with the potential of being turned into "black ash" in the event the Anglo-Zionist establishment DEEMS IT NECESSARY!

Posa's picture

OK Drump, Make my Day.  Kick Germany out of NATO; pull US forces from Europe altogether. Yeah. Didn't think so.

Umh's picture

The US, UK and France would have a Brahma cow if Germany said we do not want your protection.

Whopper Goldberg's picture

The USA would shit  a brick if Germany aligned with the intelligent people of Russia and told the USA to fuck off,.

MuffDiver69's picture

Nope. Reality would hit Germany real hard. We don't need Europe at all and know snowflake is fighting anyways. Trump is being realistic. Europe is dead as a culture and never was a real defense partner...Bye Bye eurofags

Whopper Goldberg's picture

So why do you faggots keep coming here if Europe is so bad?

Frankly , the Americunt  FATASS FAGGOTS like you are the ones that dirty up our landscape.

Disgruntled Goat's picture

We're not raping your mothers and sisters like your new-found Islamic friends though. Germany, where are your men? #Germanywhereareyourmen

Rock On Roger's picture

Why should Germany pay to be occupied? Maybe US should get the fuck out and leave the Germans look after themselves.

MuffDiver69's picture

Yeah...they sure are gonna pay for their new Muslim masses...I wouldn't be surprised if we make a deal with Poland....Germany is dead.

Whopper Goldberg's picture

Do try and keep up. Poland is starting to cozy up to Russia  and Germany is also (the industrialists).  

The USA days are numbered in Europe.  Time to go home and modernize your country and stop wars of agression.,

shovelhead's picture

Good

We'll leave you alone to suck all the muzzie cock you can stand Dutchie.

Yum yum yum.

Whopper Goldberg's picture

so you enjoy cum?    wipe that Kike cum off your chin , then. 

Jam's picture

Hey Dutchboy you should talk, you are the fellow who stated you actually signed up to fight in the Vietnam war. BTW the Netherlands would have been a smoldering pile of ruble if not for us Yanks. You probably would have not made it over there as a child with the Russians in charge, you being a closet fag and all.

Robert of Ottawa's picture

Merkel is paying the muslims to occupy Germany. I don't understand your point.

Dominus Ludificatio's picture

Asking (forcing) for more money, is not to relive  the US amount,but to expand NATO.No one is going to put in more to buy US arms..

sudzee's picture

Germany wanted to repatriate their gold back from NY knowing confiscation was a real possibility. 

Whopper Goldberg's picture

The Dutch got all theirs back last year for promising to keep their mouth shut about who really shot down MH17

MuffDiver69's picture

Too bad for Europe. We are not bailing you out for your Third World War in 100years...This seems to be totally lost on these clowns.Europe is the warmongering peoples...The idiots from our past two administrations were child play compared to these violent Europeans and their blood stained hands...Piss off

Whopper Goldberg's picture

Hey fuckface americunt faggot.

Russia lost 25 million people fighting the Nazi hordes that Prescott Bush and other Americans help fund.

So you can rot in hell you little sniveling know nothing son of a goddam crack whore.

Harry Lightning's picture

Russia lost 25 million people in large part because it had a paranoid lunatic in charge of the country. Don't get me wrong, what the Russian people and military endured in the sieges at Stalingrad and Leningrad were a testament to the brave character and indomitable will of those people. They should be commended for their contribution in defeating the Nazis, for without the Russians creating hovoc for the German army, the decisive attacks from the west by the Western allies would have taken much longer to succeed. 

But having said that, the Nazis were not nearly that good an army to kill 25 million Russian people. Only the Russian army could do that to its own people, which it did during all of Stalin's purges. 

Savyindallas's picture

More 30-60 million Russians that Lenin/Stalin killed prior to Hitler if you count the Ukraine mass-murder. . Stalin was not even a Russian. He was a Georgian. 90% of Lenin's Bolshevik Central Committee and leadership were non-Russian Jews.   Non-Russian Bolsheviks were far more efficient killers than Hitler's germany. 

shovelhead's picture

This time the Germans won't have to leave home to get their war.

The muzloids are gonna deliver like Dominos Pizza.