Canada looks to ride out Trump trade storm

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President Donald Trump says Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "learned" from the mistake of criticising him and it's going to cost Canada "a lot of money".

"My mission was to send a strong signal of strength", Mr Navarro said at the event. "In conveying that message I used language that was inappropriate".

The backstabbing charge seems over the top, but the White House's contention is that Trudeau ought to have capped the G-7 summit by talking about Trump and the U.S.

"There's a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump", Navarro insisted.

Among the many topics the president addressed with reporters afterward was his recent Twitter campaign against Trudeau, whom he has called "dishonest" and "weak".

PM Justin Trudeau of Canada acted so meek and mild during our @G7 meetings only to give a news conference after I left saying that, "US Tariffs were kind of insulting" and he "will not be pushed around". "And I think what people need to do at this moment is take a step back", Hassett said.

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"From the beginning we have said that our approach would be to work for the best possible outcome but to always be prepared for the worst, to have backup plans", she said.

"Kim must not see American weakness", Kudlow said.

Opposition Leader James Aylward also expressed his support for Trudeau implementing retaliatory trade tariffs on US goods.

The feud escalated on Friday and Saturday as Trump called for Russian Federation to be readmitted to the G-7, a group of leading industrialized nations, and declared after he left the summit that the us would not endorse a joint communique issued by the group.

The Consul-General of Canada Phyllis Yaffee was in Harrisburg this week as part of an effort to work on trade between Canada and Pennsylvania.

He then reminded his viewers about Trump's disastrous phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull where he, at first, raged about the refugee settlement agreement brokered by the Obama administration and then went ahead and abruptly ended what was expected to be an hour-long call halfway in.

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Also on Monday, former Trump aide and a former Breitbart editor Sebastian Gorka criticized Trudeau, calling him "childish".

Robert Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative, and Peter Navarro chat while they wait for U.S. President Donald Trump to arrive to make an announcement about new tariffs for steel and aluminum imports at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 8, 2018.

Chief Economic Advisor Larry Kudlow said it is unclear if the USA will be able to renegotiate NAFTA amid heightened tensions with Canada.

"They can not believe that they've gotten away with this for so many decades", Trump said.

"The section 232 action, which is, let me remind people, a national security consideration, is frankly absurd", she told Senators.

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