POTUS responds to President Macron’s comments on NATO being “brain dead”.

At 9:21 am, pool was ushered in a large room in Winfield House here POTUS and NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg were seated next to each other in front of two large flags.

Key point so far:

POTUS asked about President Macron’s comments on NATO being “brain dead”

“NATO serves a great purpose”

“I think that’s very insulting”

“I was very surprised”

“Very very nasty statement essentially to 28 countries”

“It’s very disrespectful”

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