The House on Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution supporting NATO — a largely symbolic action that came hours after President Donald Trump criticized the alliance.
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., defended NATO Wednesday as “indispensable,” but also said he backed Trump’s call for nations in the alliance to pay the 2 percent of GDP they owe. Trump later said NATO countries should spend up to 4 percent of GDP, the Examiner reported.
“The president is right to point out that our NATO allies need to adhere to their commitment,” Ryan said, the Examiner reported.
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