Donald Trump Falsely Claimed South Korea Would Pay for Antimissile System

Type: Outright LiesApr 30 2017 Severity:

Trump caused alarm when he stated that he wanted South Korea to pay for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, also known as T.H.A.D. The system is to be used for defense against North Korean missiles. According to South Korea, it was agreed upon that the U.S. would pay for the system and it's operational maintenance. The Trump administration then reaffirmed that the U.S. will in fact be paying the bill.

Main Source: nytimes.com