PBS NewsHour

First Trump-Merkel meeting reflects different views, styles

Clip: 03/17/2017 | 5m 25s

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Trump met for the first time Friday, a meeting that might have smoothed relations after a rocky start. Though they exchanged compliments, Mr. Trump pressed Merkel on NATO defense spending as well as trade issues, and the chancellor was asked to comment on the president's combative style. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports.

Aired: 03/17/17

Rating: NR

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