Former President Donald Trump said he would “encourage” Russia to attack members of NATO who had not met their financial obligations. The comment was a stunning admission that he would not abide by the collective defence clause at the heart of the alliance if re-elected. Trump’s comment sent shockwaves across the world at a time when Eastern Europe fears a Russian invasion after its operation finishes in Ukraine. The comment is in line with Trump’s repeated complaints that it was unfair to commit the US to defend NATO’s 30 other member nations when he was the US President. Watch the video to find out more about what Trump said.