Trump pledges to punish 'the people of Canada'

Trump pledges to punish 'the people of Canada'

Trump pledges to punish 'the people of Canada'

Trudeau said after the G-7 meeting that the aluminum and steel tariffs imposed by the USA on Canada on national security grounds were insulting and that "Canadians are polite, we're reasonable, but we also will not be pushed around".

Trump has consistently been against what he considers unfair trade practices from America's biggest trade partners, which includes Canada, Mexico, and the European Union.

The Dairy Farmers of Canada lobby group, which had earlier voiced the suspicion Trudeau might try to sell them out, met the prime minister for 25 minutes on Tuesday and said he had reassured them of his backing.

Trump issued a statement on Tuesday in which he promised Trudeau's statements would end up costing Canada "a lot of money".

"Justin probably didn't know that Air Force has about 20 televisions", Trump said.

But the United States is hardly innocent when it comes to farm protectionism.

"Even if we gave him everything he wanted - and there is no way we would ever do that - who can say whether he'd be satisfied?" said one source, who declined to be identified given the extreme sensitivity of the situation.

According to the currency conversion website operated by foreign exchange company XE, one USA dollar now buys just under 20.6 Mexican pesos.

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Mr Trump also commented at the news conference on the viral photo taken of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and others standing before him.

Trudeau had attempted to keep relations cordial in comments to reporters as he arrived at a cabinet meeting in Ontario.

"And just like sometimes in the rap community they have their own urban dictionary, the president has his own Trump dictionary, if you will".

Heyman added he's "of course ... embarrassed" about Trump's behavior during the G-7 meeting, arguing the United States "was doing everything it could do to disrupt this meeting".

A day before, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow also lashed out at Mr Trudeau. "Kim must not see American weakness". The ire directed at the prime minister by Trump and his advisors had confused some trade observers since the comments seemed to be just a reiteration of what the prime minister had said previously and not a personal insult.

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". Trump refused to endorse the group's joint statement, said Russian Federation should be readmitted, and traded barbs with Trudeau over an intensifying trade conflict.

"I used language that was inappropriate and basically lost the power of that message", Navarro said in an interview at the Wall Street Journal's CFO Network.

"I believe this was an important step to show the solidarity and united front of Canada's Parliament against the deliberately divisive actions of the president of the United States after his visit to Canada and the G-7 meetings this weekend", said MP Tracey Ramsey, a member of the New Democratic Party who proposed the motion.

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