Trudeau’s criticism will cost Canada ‘a lot of money’

Theresa May meeting Donald Trump

Theresa May meeting Donald Trump

President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau engaged in a war of words after the G7 summit. It also acknowledges that they stand by the Trudeau government's retaliatory tariffs and other trade measures.

Trump agreed with the language in the communique from the summit in Canada Friday and Saturday, but took offense at criticism of US tariffs by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at his news conference after Trump left early.

Premier Wade MacLauchlan publicly expressed his support in the legislature for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday, in the wake of the growing U.S.

Freeland said she had also raised the issue of auto tariffs in meetings with U.S. trade tsar Robert Lighthizer at the Charlevoix summit on Sunday and has also spoken with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and her American counterpart, Mike Pompeo.

"I don't care how mad, how angry you are, you don't treat the head of state of another country like that unless you are getting ready for a military engagement of some kind", he said. "Then Justin acts hurt when called out!"

Trudeau said at the press conference that Canada would not be "pushed around" by the United States.

Yet his top diplomat, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, downplayed the severity of the rift. He also called Trump's meeting with North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un Tuesday "far more important" than the G-7. "Canada does have very big advantages on us in terms of trade deficits".

The House of Commons unanimously passed a motion Monday rejecting "disparaging ad hominem statements by usa officials", taking aim at Mr. Trump and his advisers for tearing into Mr. Trudeau beginning moments after the president departed the G-7 summit on Saturday.

Navarro slammed Trudeau's comment as "one of the worst political miscalculations by a Canadian leader in modern Canadian history". And what did Trudeau do as soon as the plane took off from Canadian airspace? Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, tweeted "there is a special place in heaven" for Mr. Trudeau.

Trump's decision not to sign the joint statement that came out of the G7 meeting was a response to Trudeau's press conference, according to White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow. "Kim must not see weakness".

Appearing on "Fox News Sunday", Navarro said: "There's a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump". "We used fact-based arguments".

Trump continued ranting about what he regarded as "foolish" trade practices in a series of tweets on Monday morning.

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