U.S. should not shoulder big burden of defending “wealthy nations”: Trump

U.S. should not shoulder big burden of defending “wealthy nations”: Trump


u.s. President Trump was on the campaign
trail yet again this week this time hitting Florida a swing state critical
to his 2020 reelection bid during the speech to tens of thousands of his
supporters Trump touched upon Washington’s burden of defense
cost-sharing with what he called wealthy nations seemingly in a nought to South
Korea or even Jess starts us off dubbed a homecoming rally US president
Donald Trump made his first visit to Florida on Tuesday
since officially changing his residence last month from Trump Tower in New York
to his Marlin go resort in Palm Beach among the many topics that came up was
the issue of defense cost-sharing explaining he’s the President of the
United States not the president of the world Trump said Washington is
shouldering too much of the burden defending countries he considers wealthy
while he did not specifically mention South Korea his comments come as Seoul
and Washington have been locked in tough negotiations over the cost of stationing
20,500 American troops on the Korean Peninsula with the two sides pulls apart
on the numbers President Trump also criticized previous US administrations
for wasting too much of American taxpayers money on what he called
delusional global projects seemingly referring to military costs overseas he
added the money should be used to help the middle class and America’s
manufacturing sector it remains to be seen how President Trump’s remarks will
impact the ongoing defense cost-sharing negotiations between Seoul and
Washington easing Jay Arirang news