The two leaders "get along very well", Spicer said.
This is not the first time Chancellor Merkel has vowed to take a tough approach to Britain in the wake of Brexit. After hosting Modi, Merkel is due to meet with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday.
Spicer asserted that Trump views not just Germany, but the rest of Europe, as an important American allies.
Kurt Eichenwald has been sounding the alarm for months about Donald Trump's troubling overseas ties - and the reporter and author has seen at least one of his dire predictions come true. They wonder why the leader of Germany's most influential worldwide ally seems more willing to criticize their country than nations with questionable human rights records.
He explained the huge synergy that exists between German capabilities and Indian requirements.
"Those who do not oppose these U.S. policies will become complicit", Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, who also serves as Merkel's deputy, told Rheinische Post newspaper on Tuesday.
United States President Donald Trump has called Germany's trade and spending policies "very bad", intensifying a row between the longtime allies and immediately earning himself the moniker "destroyer of Western values" from a leading German politician.
Meanwhile, President Trump and the White House continue to complain about the use of anonymous sources in news reports about the ongoing investigation into the Trump administration's ties to Russian Federation. "I wrote a story laying it out, which was lost amid 'but her emails!'" Eichenwald wrote Thursday afternoon on Twitter.
Trump is now mad at Merkel. Merkel knows full well what her voters want to hear, but the existing agreements [whereby Europe plays the second fiddle to the US] haven't gone anywhere.
Spicer went on to say that the quote from Merkel was taken out of context.
Soon after her comments, Trump swiftly blasted Germany over trade imbalance.
"We have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & military", he wrote.
In a tweet early this morning, Mr Trump criticised the Russia probes, writing: "Russian officials must be laughing at the US & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News". "This will change (sic)", he tweeted.
"We have experienced a totally different president to all of his predecessors since World War II, who puts into question the very foundations of transatlantic relations", the foreign affairs committee chairman said. "The fewer allies that we have that we can call upon reflexively, the more hard world politics is", she said.
"Germany is a large, reliable and trustworthy partner for us", he added.
President Donald Trump created a social-media circus when he seemingly invented a new word, " covfefe ", in a tweet on Tuesday. And that was it for almost six hours before the unfinished tweet was removed from the president's account.
Superstar Rajinikanth who is adored and respected by crores of his fans is under fire from pro-Tamil activists and organization. Meanwhile, the reports of Rajinikanth joining politics has triggered tension in some quarters.
His Maryland lawyers are appealing in both state and federal court on the same grounds, and a hearing is set for next month. As they traveled, Muhammad and Malvo carried out a series of murders across the country, beginning in Washington state.
Roberta Vinci, the 31st seed, could not find a way to end her four-year first-round losing streak at Roland Garros . She missed the Australian Open in January as a result and was initially expected to miss up to six months.
Merkel has been subtly distancing herself from Trump for months. "The West is getting a little smaller". Gabriel went a step further than Merkel Monday, speaking of the USA fading "as an important nation".
Before heading to NATO, Trump criticized Germany's trade surplus in a private meeting with senior European Union officials. They did not elaborate. "This trip has also been incredible for me as first lady".
KEITH: Trump said he would call people who commit these kinds of acts monsters, but they might like that, so. Writers on the other side of the spectrum saw Trump's visit to the Kotel as a statement of what will happen.
James was asked how he has been able to respond to adversity with success in the past. "We can't go back to Boston tied 2-2". They saddled LeBron James with four fouls before halftime and got their lead up to 16 points.
Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova is safely through to the second round after a straight sets victory over Zheng Saisai of China. The 53rd-ranked Kontaveit was a 73rd-ranked qualifier when she surprised Muguruza, 2-6 7-6 (1) 6-1 , in Stuttgart last month.
The first came when Alfred N'Diaye was caught in possession and Christian Eriksen's pass found Kane 20 yards out on his left foot. Ever since his victor against Manchester United , Harry Kane has had an eye on the Premier League golden boot .
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