"Average Americans weighed in as well on Twitter, using a "#ThanksCanada" hashtag to recount all the reasons they appreciate Canada. By the time I finish trade talks, that will change. He had other things, bigger things, on his plate in Singapore.
At issue are US tariffs against Canada and Trudeau's effort to retaliate against its neighbor - as well as Trudeau's comment to reporters that all seven leaders had come together to sign a joint declaration after the G-7 meeting.
In the same set of tweets, Trump said: "Justin acts hurt when called out!"
In a statement to the House of Commons, Mrs May made clear that the United Kingdom intends to honour the commitments it signed up to at the meeting in Canada, even after the USA president dramatically repudiated them in an end-of-summit tweet. "Look forward to seeing them tomorrow". "The EU trade surplus with the U.S.is $151 Billion, and Canada keeps our farmers and others out". "When I'm telling them, they're smiling at me". It came in sharp contrast to a roar of disapproval among Canadian politicians, who banded together across party lines to denounce Trump's attack and praise the bilateral and trading relationship between the two neighbors.
"That's going to cost a lot of money for the people of Canada". "We're like the piggy bank that everybody is robbing and that ends".
Kudlow added that Trump had made the decision to pull out of the agreement in an attempt to save face ahead of his historic summit with North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, in Singapore. Trade. They fully understand where I am coming from.
The United States and Canada swung sharply towards a diplomatic and trade crisis on Sunday as top White House advisors lashed out at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a day after U.S. President Trump called him "very dishonest and weak".
Members of Parliament gave unanimous consent for a motion backing Canadian steel and aluminium, hit by USA tariffs, as well as the supply management system that supports key agriculture sectors, and gave a standing ovation for the government response to the Trump administration's verbal attacks on Trudeau. "He did a great disservice to the whole G7".
The director of the national economic council under the Trump administration, Larry Kudlow, said during a CNN interview that Justin Trudeau stabbed the U.S.in the with his comments during a press conference held after U.S. President Donald Trump left the summit.
Following the remarks by Kudlow and Navarro, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is far less confrontational in an effort, perhaps, to dial things down - "In terms of the approach that governments choose to take, Canada does not believe that ad-hominem attacks are a particularly appropriate or useful way to conduct our relations with other countries".