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Merkel: We have to fight for our own future
00:45 - Source: CNN

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It is far easier for a President to have major influence over American foreign policy than over domestic policy

Trump's moves represent the real possibility that America's engagement with its European allies may be fundamentally changing

Washington CNN  — 

On Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel uttered a single sentence that speaks to how fundamentally President Donald Trump has reshaped – and will continue to reshape – the world, and America’s place in it.

“The times when we could completely rely on others are, to an extent, over,”