Canada's House of Commons stood Monday in defiance of Donald Trump, denouncing his name-calling tirade against Justin Trudeau and endorsing the prime minister's firm response to protectionist US tariffs and tweeted presidential threats against dairy producers and automakers.
His unexpected and extraordinary attack flummoxed Canadian officials, who have waged an 18-month campaign created to cultivate allies among USA policymakers and business leaders in defense of Canada's interests. Mulroney began working with Trudeau previous year.
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Trump continued: "It was very friendly".
"(Canada and the U.S.) have a great relationship and we've had it for 150 years and I think we'll have ups and downs like this", he said.
The comments come on the heels of a contentious visit to Canada for the annual G7 summit.
"Our Tariffs are in response to his of 270% on dairy!"
She also said that during the summit the leaders discussed President Trump's proposal for complete free trade among G7 member states, but said the issue was "fair trade".Читайте также: North Korea: Trump agreed to 'step-by-step' approach to denuclearization
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro's disparaging remarks about Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau were out of line and should merit an apology, conservative commentator Michael Reagan said.
Earlier this month, Trump imposed tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum from Canada and other American allies, a reversal from a previous indication that those countries would have an opportunity to avoid the tariffs. "I left the [G7] meeting and I'll be honest, we are being taken advantage of by virtually every one of those countries, very, very seriously", Trump said.
President Donald Trump's fight with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau not only threatens to unravel the US's relationship with one of its oldest global partners - it could also significantly damage the USA economy.
Ries says it could take a while for Canadian consumers to suffer.
Senior officials of the Trump administration piled on the smears.
Kudlow, in a separate TV appearance, said Trudeau was "polarizing" and "really kind of stabbed us in the back".
"POTUS is not going to let a Canadian Prime Minister push him around", said Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council. "In conveying that message I used language that was inappropriate". "This, I've never seen before".
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland first announced "dollar-for-dollar tariffs" against the USA on May 31.
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