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Trump reiterates that the US should not defend NATO countries that do not pay their debts

Trump reiterates that the US should not defend NATO countries that do not pay their debts

Trump reiterates that the US should not defend NATO countries that do not pay their debts

The former president donald trump reiterated this Wednesday that member countries of the NATO They have to contribute more to the Alliance, otherwise U.S It should protect us.

During a rally he offered in South Carolinathe favorite in the Republican primaries to elect that party’s candidate in the next Presidential elections did not maintain the tone of last Saturday’s controversial comments, but insisted that USA It should not protect countries that do not pay their dues.

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In the city of North CharlestonTrump even opined that the 2% quota of GDP that each member country of the NATO behind in Defense it should rise to 4%.

Last Saturday, at another election rally also in South Carolina, the former president attacked NATO and said he would allow Russia did what he wanted, including attacking members of the Alliance who do not pay 2% of their GDP, an objective established by the transatlantic organization and which around twenty members do not meet.

The rejection of several European leaders was immediate, as was that of the current US president, the Democrat Joe Bidenwho on Tuesday called the comment “idiot” It is “shameful”.

During the campaign event on Wednesday night, and as he has stated on other occasions, Trump indicated that his administration would quickly resolve the war between Ukraine and Russia.

On this occasion, he was pleased with the fact that he had no signs of prospering in Chamber of Representativeswith a Republican majority, the project approved by the Senate with an aid package worth 95.3 billion dollars, of which 60 billion are for Ukraine.

Trump once again described the legal proceedings he faces as cases of “election interference”, because he is running in the general elections next November and added that some polls give him a victory over Biden.

They want to silence me“, he observed in North Charleston, where he appealed to his supporters to vote in the South Carolina Republican primaries, scheduled for February 24th, to which he arrives as a clear favorite over the other candidate for the nomination, the former ambassador of the USA before the UN Nikki Haley.

The former president attacked Biden, whom he criticized at several points during the rally for “tragic“border management with Mexico.

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Trump is very close to winning his party’s nomination for November’s presidential elections, following his resounding successes in Iowa, New Hampshire, Snow fall It is Virgin Islands from United States

Haley, however, does not give in and in recent weeks has toughened her criticism of the former president. This same Wednesday, the day of Saint Valentinethe candidate published a statement with illustrations in which Trump appears with politicians such as the Chinese president, Xi Jinpingthe Russian president, Vladimir Putinor the North Korean, Kim Jong Un.

Trump professed his love for the world’s most brutal dictators and praised their strength and leadership skills.“, to the point.

Source: Elcomercio

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