Trump pulls out of joint G7 statement, calls Trudeau 'weak'

Trump pulls out of joint G7 statement, calls Trudeau 'weak'

"He did a whole disservice to the whole G-7".

United States trade advisor Peter Navarro, speaking on Fox News Sunday, reinforced that message.

Mr. Trump's tweets taking aim at the leader of a country that has always been a U.S. ally came after the President left the G7 summit in Canada to travel to Singapore ahead of a planned diplomatic meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un, CNN reported.

"Mr. Trudeau had sought to play down personal clashes with Mr. Trump as he wrapped up the summit, calling the meeting "very successful" and saying he was 'inspired by the discussion.'", the paper adds.

"There's a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump", Trump trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Fox News this weekend, following the G7 summit in Quebec.

The top White House economic adviser accused Canada's prime minister on Sunday of betraying President Donald Trump with "polarizing" statements on USA trade policy that risked making the American leader look weak on the eve of a historic summit with North Korea.

Trudeau didn't respond to questions about Trump when the prime minister arrived at a Quebec City hotel Sunday for meetings with other world leaders, though Freeland later told reporters that "we don't think that's a useful or productive way to do business". "They're also anxious about the retaliatory measures that we will take".

"[Mr Trudeau] really kind of stabbed us in the back", Mr Kudlow, the director of the National Economic Council who had accompanied Mr Trump to the summit of wealthy nations on Saturday, said on CNN's State of the Union. But U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt rejection of the joint communique and angry tweets left the annual meeting in disarray.

In response to initial tweets critical of her country and prime minister, Canada's foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, said her nation "does not conduct its diplomacy through ad hominem attacks".

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Responding to Trump's call for Russian Federation to be readmitted to the G7, turning it back into the G8, May said there had been "good reason" to expel Moscow after its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in 2014.

"That's what matters", he wrote.

Kim Jong-un "must not see American weakness", Kudlow said, shaking his jowls in a very Nixonian fashion.

Trump's decision to withdraw his support for the communiqué has drawn sharp criticism from Germany on Sunday. You know, the way they say that you know if you're going to like somebody in the first five seconds?

Not one tweet, no.

Expressing a commitment to modernize the World Trade Organization "to make it more fair as soon as possible", the communique said, "We strive to reduce tariff barriers, non-tariff barriers and subsidies". Minimum is 17B. Tax Dairy from us at 270%.

The United States on the other hand offered a separate paragraph promoting fossil fuels. I don't blame them.

Perhaps some of the falling-out boils down to a misunderstanding of Canadian etiquette, said Bruce Heyman, the former USA ambassador to Canada - "especially for somebody who's coming from the world that [Trump] is coming from, and has been so blunt and so confrontational in his conversations and approaches". "Not fair to the PEOPLE of America!" he added, before repeating his common refrain of an $800 billion trade deficit.

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