Trump will focus on Russia's 'malign' activity at summits

US Senator Richard Shelby Republican of Alabama, and Senator Jerry Moran Republican of Kansas chairman of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection Product Safety Insurance and Data Security spoke to the Associated Press at the US Embassy in M

Trump's upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, has exacerbated concerns as well. The Washington Post reported last week that the Pentagon is assessing the cost and impact of removing United States forces from Germany, after Trump expressed interest in the idea.

Christian Lindner, head of the pro-business Free Democrats, told Deutschlandfunk in an interview that he did not trust Trump, and his actions on trade and in the security arena were not in the United States' long term interest.

Kay Bailey Hutchison, the USA representative to NATO, said the major theme of the NATO summit would be the trans-Atlantic alliance's "strength and unity", despite repeated criticisms by Trump of alliance members who have yet to meet a commitment to boost their defense spending.

A senior administration official with knowledge of the situation but not authorized to speak publicly did not initially answer the question about possible troop withdrawals on a conference call with reporters.

Trump has denied that his campaign colluded with Russian Federation and has repeated that Putin has denied involvement in the US electoral process.

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Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told McClatchy that European leaders are "scared to death" and are "increasingly anxious [Trump] is going to do things not based on what's in the best interest. but based exclusively on his vision of 'America First'". Trump also rejected the joint communique signed by leaders at the conclusion of the meeting, launching personal attacks against Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the process.

The summint in Helsinki will be the first full-fledged meeting of the two leaders since Trump's taking office in January 2017.

Trump accuses North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies of not doing enough to defend themselves and is demanding that they increase their military budgets. Poland, for instance, has put forth a proposal for the U.S.to build permanent military bases.

In June, he sent letters to several allies complaining they are not abiding by a 2014 commitment to spend 2 percent of their gross domestic product on national defense.

He added that Trump hopes the meeting "can help reduce tensions and lead to constructive engagement that improves peace and security around the world because you can't solve problems if you're not talking about them", but said: "the ball really is in Russia's court". "I'm not going to get ahead of any announcement or any action he could potentially take, but as you guys know, he's shown some frustration there on the financial burden that the United States unfairly is forced to bear, and he wants changes", White House spokesman Hogan Gidley told reporters this week.

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