US wants more cash from Allies that host troops

World News

March 8, 2019 - 5:24 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is eyeing a plan to seek more money from allied European and other nations where American troops are based.

Several U.S. officials say the White House has asked the Defense Department to gather data on the costs of keeping troops other countries and how much those nations contribute to the expenses.

The officials aren’t authorized to publicly discuss internal deliberations and are speaking on condition of anonymity.

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