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Leaked transcript shows Trump threw tantrum at US allies — and trashed NATO as ‘bad as NAFTA’

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A newly leaked transcript shows that President Donald Trump went further than anyone had previously known in trashing traditional alliances during the recent G7 meeting in Quebec.

According to Axios’ Jonathan Swan, Trump ranted about the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) during talks with other world leaders at the G7 and even hinted that he could pull out of the alliance altogether.

“NATO is as bad as NAFTA,” the president said, according to a leaked transcript taken during the meeting. “It’s much too costly for the U.S.”

According to Swan, Trump’s remarks “reinforced some of the Europeans’ worst fears that he’ll take a purely transactional approach” during next month’s NATO summit, which is scheduled to take place on July 11 in Brussels.

Undermining the NATO alliance has long been one of the biggest goals of Russian President Vladimir Putin, whom Trump has regularly praised for providing “strong” leadership.

Trump on Thursday once again insisted that he believed Russia was being sincere when it said it did not interfere in the 2016 presidential election, despite the fact that even the hyper-partisan report issued by Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee this year concluded that Russia did directly interfere.

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Pentagon gives senators classified briefing on UFOs reported by the Navy

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While it might sound like something out of "The X-Files," Navy pilots have been seeing UFOs, and U.S. Senators now want to know what's happening.

According to Politico, three more senators met with Pentagon officials for a classified briefing Wednesday about encounters pilots are having with unidentified aircraft. It seems the Pentagon is getting more and more requests by officials with high clearances to figure out what's happening.

The crafts are, at their most basic, nothing more than "unidentified aircraft," and while it isn't likely they're little green men, there are some senators who might have concerns about whether these UFOs are actually a foreign adversary.

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Wall Street Journal issues blistering editorial asking Trump what the point is of a second term

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In a blistering editorial, the Wall Street Journal is asking President Donald Trump what the point of a second term is since he hasn't done anything in his first term.

During his rally in Orlando Tuesday, Trump repeated the same tired lines and same tired policies from 2016. The "Promises Made, Promises Kept" slogan shown over the crowd, yet the supporters didn't understand the irony.

"The most striking fact of his speech was how backward looking it was," the editorial board said. "Every incumbent needs to remind voters of his record, Mr. Trump more than most because the media are so hostile."

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‘Crosses a line’: New York Times publisher unleashes on Trump for accusing paper of ‘treason’

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On Wednesday, New York Times publisher A. G. Sulzberger wrote a blistering editorial in the Wall Street Journal, saying that President Donald Trump's latest attack on his paper "crosses a line."

First it was the "the failing New York Times." Then "fake news." Then "enemy of the people," wrote Sulzberger. "President Trump's escalating attacks on The New York Times have paralleled his broader barrage on American media. He's gone from misrepresenting our business, to assaulting our integrity, to demonizing our journalists with a phrase that’s been used by generations of demagogues. Now the president has escalated his attacks even further, accusing the Times of a crime so grave it is punishable by death.

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