Europe-USA: it hasn’t been this exciting for a long time. People in Europe have more or less recovered from the initial shock – now it’s time to put collaboration with the new US president on a new basis. But what does Donald Trump really want? Should one take his statements on Europe seriously or even literally? If so, which of his statements? Even as President, Donald Trump has not ceased to utter contradictions. Europe must find a new modus vivendi with the USA.