“Eight years in political terms is an era, not an error.
And it would undermine the reality of American democracy,” said French analyst François Heisbourg.
“Trust in the United States would be abysmally low, and his re-election would undermine the alliance in two ways.
First, he doesn’t believe in alliances, but he is also very unpredictable.
No one, including Trump, has any idea where he will take any of this, and the unpredictability increases the unreliability.”.
Another unnamed European official — who requested anonymity for fear the president would retaliate against his country — agreed, saying, “Trump’s re-election would be deeply consequential.
The president has routinely attacked various European politicians, and criticized NATO security partnerships, claiming that America is carrying too much of the burden on its own. »