By Geoff Earle, Deputy U.s. Political Editor For Dailymail.com In London
Published: 10:00 GMT, 3 December 2019 | Updated: 10:13 GMT, 3 December 2019
President Donald Trump kicked off his diplomatic meetings with NATO members by blasting French President Emanuel Macron for his own comments that the alliance was becoming 'brain dead.'
Macron in an interview said NATO suffered a 'brain death,' highlighted a split over Turkey, and that it must remained unified.
'You just can't go around making statements like that against NATO it's very disrespectful,' he groused.