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Wed Jul 11, 2018, 08:26 PM

Shepard Smith Torches Trump Over NATO Remarks: Could 'Turn Back the Global Clock Centuries' (VIDEO)

https://www.mediaite.com/tv/shepard-smith-torches-trump-over-nato-remarks-could-turn-back-the-global-clock-centuries/

President Donald Trump “upended world order” and could “turn back the global clock centuries” said Fox News anchor Shepard Smith in a blistering 10-minute opening to his show on Wednesday regarding the President’s multiple anti-NATO tirades.

Of particular attention for Shep was Trump’s multiply-repeated claim that European nations are “delinquent” in paying for the defense of Europe.

“The truth is, every NATO country has paid its bills for NATO’s shared budget. No country, not one, is delinquent,” said the Fox anchor. “About four years ago, NATO members agreed to beef up their militaries, to spend two percent of their countries gross domestic product for defnse by 2024.”

“Obviously that deadline is six years away and only a handful of those countries have reached that goal,” he said. But “in each of the last four years, the vast majority of European nations in the alliance have increased their defense spending as a percentage of GDP. The combined increase is more than 87 billion in defense spending. The trend is positive. Just as President Trump has been demanding.”

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Shep also played this clip from MSNBC’s Morning Joe today, where former NATO Ambassador Nicholas Burns called Trump’s words “infuriating.”

“I spoke today with Nicholas Burns, he was our ambassador to NATO under President George Bush the 43rd, when the terrorists struck us on 9/11. He aired his concerns on MSNBC,” said Shep, playing the clip of Burns saying “it’s just infuriating to watch this happen”

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Ten-minute video clip at the link above.

And the link below is to Mediaite's article about what Nicholas Burns said on Morning Joe, with video including the clip Shep played on Fox:

https://www.mediaite.com/tv/former-nato-ambassador-nicholas-burns-on-trumps-infuriating-breakfast-tirade-its-diplomatic-malpractice/


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Wed Jul 11, 2018, 08:39 PM

1. Russian media-style trick

Criticize the leader just enough for credibility.

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Wed Jul 11, 2018, 08:40 PM

2. Trump is destroying America

The guy needs to be removed or we won't be anything besides Russia's bitch.

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Wed Jul 11, 2018, 09:02 PM

3. It feels like Twitler is the antichrist ensuring end times to happen sooner rather than later

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