.@ChrisCuomo: President Trump is trashing NATO and misleading the American people, downplaying the threat of Russia and saying his beef with the organization that has kept relative peace in the world for decades is just about spending #CuomoPrimeTime https://t.co/X7dGsyfPP6 pic.twitter.com/M974KmBili— Cuomo Prime Time (@CuomoPrimeTime) July 11, 2018
Trump accused NATO allies of being “delinquent for many years in payments that have not been made” and asked if they would “reimburse” the United States, while also decrying the trade deficit with Europe.
But NATO is about defense, not trade, and Cuomo said conflating the two is a red herring.
Then, he explained the history of NATO... why it’s needed... and how it works.
See his full lesson in the clip above.