Trump also claimed that NATO is owed billions of dollars of payments by European Powers. On Monday, he stated that he is working on a plan to decrease U.S. troops presence stationed in American bases in Germany. This plan would include capping troop levels in the country at 25,000. Critics of the President according to Military Times, critics have pointed out the U.S. presence in Germany also holds advantages for the U.S. and that increasing defense budgets does not automatically correlate to money being owed by NATO.
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