El presidente Trump explicó que fue el primero en detener la construcción del oleoducto ya que EE. UU.. ya protege fuertemente a Alemania a través de la OTAN.
“I went to Germany and I said, ‘Listen. We protect you with NATO at a very low cost,"” él dijo. Trump also noted that the U.S. has sent over approximately 52,000 soldiers into Germany, which he said is like a “major city.” mientras tanto, the European nation managed to turn around and pay Russia billions of dollars for energy.
“So let’s get this straight, yo dije, ‘Angela [Merkel], we protect you and the people that we protect you from, the country, you’re paying billions of dollars,"” él dijo. “How does that work?”
Trump said that under his watch, NATO started to pay $ 30 billion more than usual after discovering that the United States was fitting the bill for “almost all of it.”
“We pay for their protection and they, excuse the word, they screw us on trade,” él dijo. “Ellos son, [object Window], worse than China or as bad as China on trade.”
“How many Chevrolets are being sold in Berlin? Not too many. How many Chevrolets are being sold in Paris? Not too many. Maybe none. Y todavía, we sell their products – their wines and their cars and their Mercedes and their BMWs and everything else.”