May 30, 2017

White House to Europe: Trump picks on you because he likes you

Featuring Julianne Smith

Source: Politico

Journalist Nahal Toosi

President Donald Trump may be aggravating Germany, France and other U.S. allies in Europe with his tirades and qualms about trade imbalances, NATO spending and the Paris climate change deal.

But the White House is casting Trump’s approach as one designed to strengthen the U.S.-European relationship — not kill it.

Read the full article at Politico.

  • Julianne Smith

    Former Adjunct Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Program

    Julianne (“Julie”) Smith is a contributing editor to Foreign Policy, where she coedits “Shadow Government.” She is also a senior advisor at WestExec Advisors, an adjunct senio...