Germany Says It Won’t Meet Trump's Demand on Defense Spending for Years

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Angela Merkel, Germany's chancellor, speaks as U.S. President Donald Trump, right, listens during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, April 27, 2018. As Merkel heads to Washington for a last-ditch effort to sway Trump on U.S. tariffs on European steel and aluminum, Germany isn't anticipating a European Union exemption to be extended beyond his May 1 deadline. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

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