“We love the countries of the European Union. But the European Union, of course, was set up to take advantage of the United States,” Trump said at a rally in North Dakota on Wednesday. “And you know what, we can’t let that happen.”…

Trump on Wednesday doubled down on his claims the EU is cheating the U.S on trade, saying the U.S. last year lost $15 billion on trade with the EU.

“Because they send the Mercedes in, they send the BMWs in, they send their products in [and when] we sent things to them, they say ‘No, thank you, we don’t take your product,” Trump said. “For all you free traders out there, that’s not free trade, that’s stupid trade.”