Pompeo downplays feud between USA and G7 allies

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White House Director of Trade Policy Peter Navarro said on "Fox News Sunday" that "there's a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door".

"International cooperation can not be dictated by fits of anger and throwaway remarks", he said in a statement. We are sticking to them and whoever reneges on them is showing incoherence and inconsistency. "Let's be serious", the French official, speaking on condition of anonymity, added.

In an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union," Kudlow argued that Trudeau's critique amounted to a betrayal of the G7, as well as the U.S.

On Friday, Trump called for Russian Federation to be added to the summit to restore it the G8, a statement that Nebraska Republican Sen.

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

"In a matter of seconds, you can destroy trust with 280 Twitter characters". They must open their markets and take down their trade barriers! That was Justin Trudeau's late father, who served several terms as Canada's prime minister, starting in the late 1960s.

In the brief photo opportunity that started their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the fractious G7 summit, Trump followed Trudeau's diplomatic introduction by joking that Trudeau had backed down on retaliatory tariffs.

Instead, Canada will likely issue a chair's summary of the meeting listing the major topics of discussion. "Actually, Trudeau did not make President Trump look weak".

Greg Valliere, the chief global strategist at Horizon Investments, wrote Monday that the back-and-forth would most likely only cement the resolve of both Trump and Trudeau.

"Canada does not believe that ad hominem attacks are a particularly appropriate or useful way to conduct our relations with other countries", said Canadian foreign affairs minister Chrystia Freeland, according to the Toronto Star. $800 Billion Trade Deficit.

"Fair trade is now to be called fool trade if it is not reciprocal", he wrote in one tweet that then went on to accuse Canada of imposing unfair taxes on USA dairy products.

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Trudeau also said Canada would move forward with retaliatory measures on July 1 in response to tariffs on steel and aluminium imports into the U.S. from Canada, Mexico and European Union (EU) countries announced by Trump on May 31.

As per a CNN report, on the conclusion of the G7 summit, Kudlow said that the United States had planned to sign the joint G7 communique until Trudeau made certain statements countering the economic interests of the United States.

In one behind-the-scenes account from the G7, a French presidential official described an "extraordinary" session in which leaders surrounded Trump and showered him with data one after the other in an attempt to sway him to drop U.S. tariffs. But, Trump's defenders today say that he is simply standing up for America.

Yet he worked to smooth over the ideological differences and to present himself as the best neighbor the United States could hope for. 'It was a hard time, rough, very frank'.

Pompeo declined to comment on the specific remarks by Navarro.

"It reminded me every inch of [former White House press secretary] Sean Spicer going out there a day or two after the Inauguration clearly at the direction of the president, saying things that were clearly not true but he did it for personal survival", he added. He says Canada won't be pushed around over the tariffs and we are reasonable people.

Normally a conciliatory, charming figure, Justin Trudeau is being forced to transform himself into a kind of "Captain Canada" in order to fight a trade war with Donald Trump that has the potential to be as destructive as it is surprising.

'This isn't just G7.

I guess he also did us a favour by imposing steel and aluminum tariffs.

"If they retaliate, they're making a mistake", Mr. Trump said. And it's going to stop. We'd have a deal, we'd have a great deal with NAFTA, by now, if the Canadians would spend more time at the bargaining table and less time lobbying Capitol Hill and our press and state governments here, they are just simply not playing fair.

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