Trump Handed Merkel $375 Billion Invoice For NATO Defenses During Recent Visit | Zero Hedge

Now, a couple of weeks later, we learn what may have prompted some of the tension in the room between Merkel and Trump that day.  According to a new report from The Times of London today, Trump apparently took advantage of Merkel’s visit to Washington D.C. to pass her a $375 billion invoice for ‘overdue’ NATO defense expenses.  Per The Hill, Merkel largely ignored the invoice though it certainly seems to have accomplished it’s goal of ruffling some feathers.

Source: Trump Handed Merkel $375 Billion Invoice For NATO Defenses During Recent Visit | Zero Hedge