Canadian lawmakers unanimously accuse U.S. of attacking Trudeau

George said Trump's tariffs are going to

George said Trump's tariffs are going to"hurt both sides" especially considering Canada is the United States'"biggest customer

U.S. President Donald Trump's blistering attack on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has driven bilateral relations to their lowest point in decades and left Ottawa with few options for averting a trade war with its much bigger neighbor.

In this photo made available by the German Federal Government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, speaks with U.S. President Donald Trump, seated at right, during the G7 Leaders Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada, on Saturday, June 9, 2018. "Not fair to the PEOPLE of America!"

The House of Commons unanimously supported a motion presented by New Democratic Pary (NDP) MP Tracey Ramsey, condemning the US actions given the "longstanding, mutually-beneficial trading relationship".

"It is our position and, indeed, the position of the Prime Minister, that supply management must remain in place if NAFTA negotiations are going to come to a successful conclusion", MacLauchlan said.

Yet, when asked how his administration would approach renegotiations of NAFTA, an agreement that would achieve totally free trade between the US and its North American allies, Trump suggested that the USA would fare better without the agreement at all.

"It would be with regret but it would be with absolute clarity and firmness that we move forward with retaliatory measures on July 1, applying equivalent tariffs to the ones that the Americans have unjustly applied to us", said Trudeau.

Liberal MP and former dairy farmer Wayne Easter said there was a real sense of panic building in his P.E.I. riding over the implications of Trump's pronouncements following his departure from the G7 gathering.


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

Trump said it "didn't look friendly" but it was "very friendly". Kudlow was referring to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

"I've never seen language like this, least of all from subordinates of the president directed at the prime minister of their greatest friend and ally", Mulroney said. He claims these unfair trade practices cost American jobs and somehow create a national security risk by weakening producers.

"Ultimately, that's what you want". Mr Trump said the move would protect domestic producers that were vital to United States security.

Things got worse for trade between the US and Canada as our neighbors to the north announced retaliatory tariffs in response to the Trump administration's tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada and other USA allies. Yet the beauty of it was in the last line: " Our Tariffs are in response to his of 270% on dairy!".

Navarro appeared on "Fox News Sunday", and Kudlow was on CNN's "State of the Union" and CBS' "Face the Nation" and Harper spoke on Fox's "Sunday Morning Futures".

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