Trump's trade adviser apologises for comments on Trudeau

Evarado Alatorre
Junio 13, 2018

Trump attacked the Canadian leader after withdrawing US approval of the joint communique issued at the close Saturday of the Group of Seven summit in Charlevoix, Quebec.

May was asked bluntly by Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable what point there was in the G7, but May pointed to a number of achievements made during the summit.

Trump and Aides throw insults at Trudeau - It is hard to conceive how a leader of one of the largest countries in the world, President Donald J. Trump of the US could throw insults of the type which are alike to a child having a temper tantrum - at one of his country's closest allies, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Trump went on to say that the United States gets "unfairly clobbered" on trade despite "protecting Europe at great financial loss". "We fully intend to honour it".

The Trump administration was in favor of the promotion of fossil fuels in a more effective way expressing its clear difference from the other countries as far as the climate change strategy is concerned.

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Trump's tariffs would hurt the Canadian and Ontario economies, but it will also impact American steel operations, which rely on Canadian product. It can not be done by taking unilateral action against your partners.

During a news conference, Trudeau had reasserted his opposition to United States tariffs on steel and aluminium, and vowed to press ahead with retaliatory moves on July 1.

Opposition Leader James Aylward also expressed his support for Trudeau implementing retaliatory trade tariffs on US goods.

On trade, said she had been "very clear" that U.S. tariffs on European steel and aluminium imports were damaging and dialogue was needed to ensure the dispute did not escalate into a full-blown trade war.

The US actually contributes about a fifth of Nato's direct funding under a formula based on national income.

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