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Trump: ‘Tariffs are the greatest!’

President Trump touted his tough trade polices Tuesday, calling tariffs “the greatest,” after announcing that countries caught up in tense trade relations with the U.S. would visit to negotiate. Mr. Trump didn’t specifically by name which countries will come to the White House or when they’re set to arrive. The president has recently...

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Trump seen likely to support NATO’s Article 5 but wants more spending

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will likely declare U.S. support for NATO’s mutual defense doctrine while pressing for increased spending commitments from NATO allies at a high-stakes summit in Brussels, a senior administration official said on Tuesday.https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-nato/trump-seen-likely-to-support-natos-article-5-but-wants-more-spending-idUSKBN1K031C

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Trump: NATO spending is ‘not fair, nor is it acceptable’

The U.S. pays for 90 percent of NATO, President Trump said Monday ahead of the international summit later this week. He noted that member states have been improving, but insisted they “must do much more.” https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/9/donald-trump-nato-spending-is-not-fair-nor-is-it-a/

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Trump-Putin summit to unfold in Cold War venue Helsinki on July 16

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold their first summit on July 16 in Helsinki, a venue famed for its Cold War diplomacy, with nervous U.S. allies in Europe and Russia skeptics looking on. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-putin/trump-putin-summit-to-unfold-in-cold-war-venue-helsinki-on-july-16-idUSKBN1JO1A5