Transcript for President Trump heads to Brussels for NATO summit
much. George, as the supreme courttt get under way president trs hea to Brussels this morning for ahigh-stakes natosummit.bu tensions are runni high over president trump's tough stance on trade and military spending. Our chi white house correspondent Jon kars more on Thi good morning, Jon. Reporter: Good morning, robin. And already the president is beginning this trip with a shot across the bow at our European allies, just now minutesef io take off he has issued two tweets criticizing spending, one says nato countries must pay re. The United States must pay less very unfair. This is a trip that will also G him te united kind E will meet withresa may and conclude with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, and, ro 'S notable the president has had increasing criticism of eu in recent days but said only pive things about Vladimir tin. Also on this trip his wife, first lady melanrue joining him recovering former surgery and she's saio be playing a very importae on this trip. Reporter:, this I her first trip abroh her husband since last November. And her aides say will play a positive role and a high-profile one doing at least couple of events on her O including meeting the husband of the may and showcasing her be best initiative O child welfare. Her spokesperson says she will represent our count a positive way payingpect to the host countries we are vising. Robin. Good to know S well enough to travel abroadagain. All right, thanks so mujon.
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