Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpJoe Arpaio loses bid for his old position as sheriff Trump brushes off view that Russia denigrating Biden: 'Nobody's been tougher on Russia than I have' Trump tees up executive orders on economy but won't sign yet MORE called the U.S. "stone-cold broke" in an interview aired Sunday, in part due to its "bad deals" with its allies. 

ADVERTISEMENT

He said Japan isn't paying enough for protection, adding that the U.S. has to be "prepared to walk" if Tokyo doesn't start paying up. 

"Why aren't they paying at least the cost?" Trump asked on CNN "State of the Union."

"We're providing a tremendous service. Our country is stone-cold broke." 

He reiterated his stance that countries like Japan, Germany and Saudi Arabia should start paying the full price for U.S. protection.

"If they don't make us whole, they may have to defend themselves," Trump said.

"You have to be prepared to walk. If you aren't prepared to walk — these are very smart people we're dealing with. They've been ripping us off for a long time."