Trump SLAMS Canada’s Trudeau Over G7 Comments — ARCTIC BLAST

Elias Hubbard
June 14, 2018

Navarro condemned Trudeau following the Canadian leader's news conference after his summit meeting with Trump and other world leaders from the Group of Seven.

"Fair trade is now to be called fool trade if it is not reciprocal", he wrote in another, referring to Canada's allegedly unfair trading policy with the U.S. and continuing his personal twitter feud with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. "I own that, that was my mistake, my words", he said at a Journal conference.

White House trade adviser weighs in on 'Fox News Sunday'.

US President Donald Trump yesterday kept up his feud with America's closest allies over trade.

The insults were supposedly a response to the post-G7 news conference in which Trudeau repeated his diplomatic criticism of Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs and said he would stand up for Canadians. Donald Trump unleashed a Twitter tirade against Trudeau following the G-7 summit in Charlevoix, Quebec, calling him "dishonest and weak".

Trump refused to sign a joint agreement with US allies at the end of the summit and threatened to cut off trade with them unless deals were renegotiated.

Trump's attacks have Canadian businesses that use aluminum and steel very anxious, said Ontario Conservative MP John Brassard, who added that there is real concern that there will be serious job implications in very short order. President Trump had announced new tariffs on steel and aluminum, explaining that Canada and European nations had taken advantage of the trade process.

President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un during their first meetings, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. It's that Mr. Trump didn't understand he put the Canadian PM in a position where he had to.

Asked if he was offering Trudeau an apology, Navarro said "yes, absolutely".

Freeland's visit is part of a broader Canadian effort to underscore the importance of the US-Canada relationship and particularly their trade ties - an effort that began even before Trump took office.

"The notion that Canadian steel and aluminum could pose a national security threat to the United States - I think Americans understand it is simply not the case".

Jerry Dias the head of Unifor, Canada's largest auto workers union, says the economic impact would be huge.

While POTUS may actually have started a trade war that will end in a severing of the longstanding Canada-US relationship and the end of free trade between the countries, it's nice to know that most Americans are pro-Canada and that our government can unify when it really matters.

"We've got to look at what supports are available to ensure that if their jobs, their livelihoods are compromised, what can the government do to support these folks".

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