Canada's PM is back-stabber unworthy of Trump's time, trade adviser says

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While making no direct criticism of Mr Trump, Mrs May told MPs: "This was a hard summit with, at times, some very candid discussions, but the conclusion I draw is that it is only through continued dialogue that we can find ways to work together to resolve the challenges we face".

All lawmakers gave a standing ovation for the government's response to the Trump administration's verbal attacks on Trudeau.

Consumers and businesses in Vermont and elsewhere could end up feeling the brunt of the volley of new tariffs between the two countries in their wallets.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's speech at the G7 summit, in which he rebuked President Trump and vowed to protect Canadian interests, has drawn comparisons to an iconic movie moment near and dear to the hearts of many a Hugh Grant fan.

"Canadians are polite, we're reasonable, but we also will not be pushed around", said Trudeau.

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Later during the show, Smith further said Trump's latest attitude towards Trudeau isn't a new thing and he has "been kicking allies in the teeth his whole presidency".

On Fox News Sunday, White House Director of Trade Policy Peter Navarro also defended the president with adversarial language.

And on Twitter, the hashtag #ThanksCanada was trending with Americans thanking their neighbours to the north for everything from Nanaimo bars to hockey to caring for airline passengers during 9/11. The move has been roundly criticized by Canada and the European Union, leading to heightened tensions at last week's summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies - just before Trump left for Singapore and a meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer also had a call scheduled with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland to discuss NAFTA renegotiation. "Not fair to the PEOPLE of America!"

The former Conservative prime minister said that while he believes the dispute is serious, that doesn't make it "lethal".

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At the same time, Easter said, business owners were expressing support for the Trudeau government in trying to de-escalate what has become a trade war. Kudlow said Trump won't let people "take pot shots at him" and that Trudeau "should've known better".

The tariffs, as well as Trump's noted opposition to multilateralism, his criticism of Canadian trade barriers and suggestion that the union become the G8 with the inclusion of Russian Federation made for a chaotic lead into the G7 summit.

"He really kind of stabbed us in the back", he said.

"First of all, we'll try and see if we can prevent this".

But before the group could sign off on a joint statement of agreement on trade talks, Trump's advisers reportedly insisted that the USA would not agree to two key points in the statement related to the environment.

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