Trump barrels into NATO summit, clashes with France’s Macron

AAMER MADHANI and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump barreled into a NATO leaders' meeting on Tuesday aiming insults at French President Emmanuel Macron, slamming '"unpatriotic" Democrats at home for holding an impeachment hearing while he is abroad and playing down the impact his domestic troubles are having on his standing on the global stage. Trump began his first of two days at the NATO conference by harshly rebuking Macron, once arguably his closest European ally among foreign leaders, for recently saying NATO was experiencing "brain death" as a result of diminished U.S. leadership in the alliance under Trump. Before meeting with Macron on the sidelines of the meeting, Trump laced into the French president for what he said were "very, very nasty"
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