Published: Sun, June 10, 2018
Global News | By Blake Casey

Trudeau, Trump continue fight on trade after Trump leaves G7

Trudeau, Trump continue fight on trade after Trump leaves G7

The fight isn't just with Trudeau and Canada but with the best allies of the U.S., Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein of California said on CNN.

"No tariffs, no barriers".

"We're like the piggy bank that everybody is robbing", he said at an earlier news conference as his counterparts continued their meeting in La Malbaie, Quebec, and officials hammered out a joint communique.

"We strive to reduce tariff barriers, non-tariff barriers and subsidies", the G-7 nations said in their joint communique issued at the conclusion of the two-day summit in Canada.

The president warned America would win any trade war if they tried to retaliate against new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. "And we charge nothing", Trump said.

"POTUS is not going to let a Canadian prime minister push him around ... on the eve of this", Larry Kudlow told CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday. Canada will move ahead with new trade tariffs on July 1.

"Applying equivalent tariffs to the ones that the Americans have unjustly applied to us", said Trudeau.

Donald's Trump's chief economic adviser said the U.S. pulled out of a G7 communique because the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, "stabbed us in the back" and accused the leader of one America's most important allies of playing a "sophomoric political stunt for domestic consumption".

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France pledged on Sunday to stand by the G7 summit statement disowned by Donald Trump and took a swipe at the USA president by declaring that global cooperation could not depend on "fits of anger" or "little words".

President Donald Trump's top economic adviser launched an unusually critical campaign against Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Sunday morning, and placed the blame on Canada for Trump's refusal to sign the G-7 joint agreement.

Despite all of the tough talk, the president insists he got along with all the other world leaders in the summit.

Trump has already initiated a trade war and that trade war is already hurting US businesses and consumers, and will continue to do a so.

"I would say the relationship is a 10, and I don't blame them". -Canada border. He said unleashing retaliatory measures "is not something I relish doing" but that he wouldn't hesitate to do so because "I will always protect Canadian workers and Canadian interests".

President Trump had shown up late, suggested Russian Federation rejoin the alliance over his allies' objections, harangued leaders over supposedly unfair trade practices, and generally acted as a one-man diplomatic wrecking ball.

In a flurry of tweets from Air Force One, Trump - on his way toa meeting in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un - also announced that he was withdrawing his support from the declaration.

"The United States has been taken advantage of for decades and decades", Trump told reporters, reiterating his long-standing view that Washington has been exploited for too long by existing trade arrangements.

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