President Donald Trump is expected to nominate former diplomat and Fox News foreign affairs commentator Richard Grenell as the United States ambassador to Germany.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will be the keynote speaker at a “human rights and democracy” rally on Saturday in Germany, where he is expected to speak out against President Donald Trump.
Protesters at the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany prevented First Lady Melania Trump from leaving her residence on Friday.
President Trump tweeted criticism of Germany on Tuesday in an apparent response to Angela Merkel, stating the European country was not meeting its NATO defense obligations.
Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, appeared to confirm Friday that President Donald Trump had complained privately about Germany, but he pushed back against the notion that Trump was aggressive in his criticism.
Former President Barack Obama will join German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Thursday to promote his foundation’s work.