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The Brief From Brussels: US, Germany ties under strain after Trump tweets


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The Brief From Brussels: US, Germany ties under strain after Trump tweets

This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of today’s top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.

In this episode: US President Donald Trump tweets some strong criticism of Germany’s trade policy; EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker faces some pressing questions on his handling of tax rules as Luxembourg prime minister, and the EU hosts a China summit.

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The Brief from Brussels: MEPs to grill Juncker on Panama Papers, tax