Trump’s calling Trudeau ‘dishonest and weak’ sparks calls for calm

Trump’s calling Trudeau ‘dishonest and weak’ sparks calls for calm

Trump’s calling Trudeau ‘dishonest and weak’ sparks calls for calm

The insults stemmed from a closing G7 press conference on Saturday in which Trudeau called United States steel and aluminum tariffs "insulting" and pledged to proceed with previously announced retaliatory tariffs.

The US President is referring to when Trudeau told reports that Canada "will not be pushed around" in response to the Trump administration's newly announced tariffs on steel and aluminum. "That's what weak, dishonest Justin Trudeau did", Navarro said on the "Fox News Sunday" program.

Addressing the feud between his administration and Canada, Trump said at a news conference Tuesday in Singapore that Trudeau had "learned" his lesson.

On June 1, the U.S. imposed a 25 per cent tariff for steel and 10 per cent for aluminium on imports from the European Union (EU), Canada, and Mexico.

"There are more jobs now posted than there are people looking for work in the United States, and we've cut immigration pretty substantially", he said, noting that the country's birth rate is low.

European Council President Donald Tusk used Navarro's phrasing in a tweet backing Trudeau later Sunday.

However, he plans on cutting his trip short to fly to Singapore for his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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"We finished the [G7] meeting and really everybody was happy".

She said it had been "a hard summit with, at times, some very candid discussions" and that the United Kingdom would honour its commitments in the joint communique.

Immediately after his remarks Saturday, Trump blasted Trudeau's statement as "dishonest & weak" on Twitter and announced the U.S. would not be signing the joint G7 communique - a symbolic but unprecedented move.

Kudlow also accused Trudeau of trying to undermine the USA president at a critical time before his summit with the reclusive Kim on Tuesday.

- "Looking forward to straightening out unfair Trade Deals with the G-7 countries".

Trump says Trudeau "probably didn't know that Air Force 1 has about 20 televisions".

Trump went on to say that the U.S. gets "unfairly clobbered" on trade despite "protecting Europe at great financial loss". He was asked why he was jeopardizing relations with long-standing allies like Canada while welcoming a historical USA enemy with open arms as a friend.

In an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union," Kudlow argued that Trudeau's critique amounted to a betrayal of the G7, as well as the U.S. Among other things, she said the government should be preparing to keep pace with corporate tax cuts and tax breaks south of the border.

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