White House adviser apologizes for slamming Justin Trudeau

  • White House adviser apologizes for slamming Justin Trudeau

White House adviser apologizes for slamming Justin Trudeau

Trump refused to sign a joint statement over the weekend endorsing global trade rules, and accused Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of dishonesty.

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro offered the Trump administration's most biting response to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last week over their tariff dispute.

"I used language that was inappropriate", he said, according to Journal reporters.

Of the 3.4 million U.S.jobs lost in that time period, about 2.6 million were lost in the crippled manufacturing industry, making up about three-fourths of the loss of jobs from the U.S.

"We have been encouraging the federal government to engage with China on free-trade talks because there is such significant potential in that market", said Bilous. "Canada. Maybe we need a northern wall", he said.

"I'm not sure what activity he's asking me to undertake with either", May said amid laughter.

Trump was by then on his way to his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore, having left the G7 early and after a press conference of his own in which he complained about trade. "Other than he had a news conference that he had because he assumed I was in an airplane and I wasn't watching". Mr. Trudeau especially objected to the Trump administration's justification of the tariffs, saying Ottawa isn't a national security threat to Washington.

The United States has alienated Canada and other allies by imposing tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, arguing that they posed a threat to U.S. national security.

President Donald Trump is continuing to throw a tantrum over Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's comments following the G-7 meeting. -Canada relationship in nothing but positive terms.

Ambrose said the government needs to consider what more it's willing to put on the NAFTA table, keeping in mind that "what's at stake is just so much bigger than our pride". Trump and Navarro in ratcheting up tensions with Canada since the tariffs were announced at the end of May.

The United States has imposed 25 per cent tariffs on steel from Canada, Mexico and the European Union, and 10 per cent tariffs on aluminum. He was asked why he was jeopardizing relations with long-standing allies like Canada while welcoming a historical US enemy with open arms as a friend.

Trump's extraordinary outburst in recent days appeared aimed at striking a chord with voters who support his "America First" agenda.