Contributing sentiments towards policy:46% : "We got to get that war settled and I'll get it settled," Trump said at the rally.
44% : Trump's anecdote at a campaign rally evoked the Republican front-runner's past pressure campaign, particularly on European NATO members, as world leaders game out the policy repercussions if Trump were to win the U.S. presidential election in November.
44% : "Featured Local SavingsStill, there's concern among officials from NATO members that Trump may be headed back to the White House as he rapidly closes in on the Republican nomination.
38% : Trump has already shown that "he values being close to Putin more than to democratic transatlantic partners, and is accordingly prepared to disregard international obligations," Omid Nouripour, a co-leader of Germany's Greens party and part of the ruling coalition, was quoted as saying Sunday by the Funke media group.
35% : European Council President Charles Michel said in a post on X, formerly Twitter, that "reckless statements" about NATO's security and solidarity only serve the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin.European Commissioner Thierry Breton told LCI television that Europe would be able to deal with the U.S. if Trump were elected, but that US democracy was "sick."
34% : When a leader at an unspecified NATO meeting asked if the U.S. would protect them if they were delinquent on spending, Trump said he responded by saying he would tell Russia to do "whatever the hell they want" to those who weren't meeting their obligations.
32% : Trump was "absolutely right" to pressure "our allies to start paying their bills," Republican Senator Thom Tillis told reporters.
28% : Republican Senator Marco Rubio said he had "zero concern" about the comments and that Trump was "telling a story" to drive home a point.
25% : The last thing Russia would do if Trump is president is start a war.
20% : Trump on Saturday said Russia's war in Ukraine must end and reiterated his disapproval for sending more aid overseas as the Senate seeks to move forward with a package to provide emergency funding for Ukraine and Israel.
16% : "Trump said at a rally in South Carolina on Saturday that the decades-old military alliance was "busted" until he came along and forced members to "pay up."
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