“Germany Is Totally Controlled By Russia”, Trump RIPS Merkel Over Hypocrisy On Russia


President Donald Trump tore into Germany’s lack of GDP spending on defense and reliance on Russian natural gas, during a bilateral meeting with NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg.



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“Germany is totally controlled by Russia,” Trump said in a searing critique over breakfast with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel quickly pushed back.

“I myself lived through a part of Germany being controlled by the Soviet Union. And I am very happy that today we are united in freedom,” Merkel said.