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NATO secretary general’s unprecedented speech to Congress downplays disagreements with Trump, but sends ‘powerful reminder’ to the president

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg delivered a speech to a joint meeting of Congress on Wednesday. Stoltenberg is the first head of an international organisation to do so. Stoltenberg downplayed disagreements with President Donald Trump and applauded the president for pressuring NATO allies to increase defence spending. Experts say Stoltenberg’s […]
NATO secretary general’s unprecedented speech to Congress downplays disagreements with Trump, but sends ‘powerful reminder’ to the president
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Pelosi and McConnell just invited the NATO secretary-general, a subject of Trump’s ire, to a rare honour usually reserved for high-ranking dignitaries like Pope Francis

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell invited NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to address a joint meeting of Congress. April 4 will mark the 70th anniversary of NATO. Stoltenberg and President Donald Trump have often been at odds with one another on major policy positions regarding NATO. […]
Pelosi and McConnell just invited the NATO secretary-general, a subject of Trump’s ire, to a rare honour usually reserved for high-ranking dignitaries like Pope Francis