Former President Donald Trump said he would “urge” Russia to attack NATO members that fail to meet their financial commitments. This statement marked a significant recognition that he might not respect the alliance’s collective defense clause if he were re-elected. Trump’s comments sparked global concern, particularly in Eastern Europe, amid ongoing tensions with Russia following his actions in Ukraine. His comments align with his previous complaints about the perceived unfairness of the United States defending all 30 NATO member countries during his presidency. Watch the video for more details on Trump’s statement.