Trump's trade adviser apologises for comments on Trudeau

Daniel Fowler
June 13, 2018

"Canada is very clear", Freeland said.

Speaking at the WSJ CFO conference, Navarro also had harsh words for China, which he described as engaging in "economic aggression" against the US.

Kudlow suggested that Trump might have been deploying extra bravado to demonstrate strength before his meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

In a separate interview on CBS's "Face the Nation", Kudlow said the Trump had a "very successful, calm, friendly, respectful bilateral" with Trudeau and that the US won't withdraw from NAFTA.

The tariffs, as well as Trump's noted opposition to multilateralism, his criticism of Canadian trade barriers and suggestion that the union become the G8 with the inclusion of Russian Federation made for a chaotic lead into the G7 summit.

"The treatment of the president toward our prime minister was appalling", said McKenna, who was in Saint John Monday for a job announcement at TD Insurance.

Tensions have been building between the two countries for months, as President Trump has targeted Canada as one of the many countries he sees as giving American the short end of the stick in trade deals.

He then reminded his viewers about Trump's disastrous phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull where he, at first, raged about the refugee settlement agreement brokered by the Obama administration and then went ahead and abruptly ended what was expected to be an hour-long call halfway in.

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U.S. President Donald Trump says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's assertion that Canada "will not be pushed around" will end up costing Canadians "a lot of money".

Members of Parliament gave unanimous consent for a motion backing Canadian steel and aluminium, hit by USA tariffs, as well as the supply management system that supports key agriculture sectors, and gave a standing ovation for the government response to the Trump administration's verbal attacks on Trudeau.

Trump accused Trudeau of making "false statements", and tweeted that the Canadian leader was "very dishonest & weak" during negotiations.

Appearing on "Fox News Sunday", Navarro said: "There's a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump".

"He was polarizing. He really kind of stabbed us in the back", Kudlow, who literally at times was shaking with rage, said on CNN's "State of the Union". "When it comes to trade the U.S. needs Canada and Canada needs the U.S. Our economies are integrated", said Gallant.

"Canada does not conduct its diplomacy through ad hominem attacks".

Trudeau kept silence after the personal attacks.

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