Trump's feud with Canada's Trudeau leaves GOP senators baffled

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Minnesota trade experts say the Trump tariffs set a bad precedent.

The president has imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Europe, Canada and Mexico, fueling fears of a trade war as a number of countries mull retaliatory measures. The former Conservative prime minister's government entered into a free trade agreement with the United States. That's the way it should be.

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

Navarro, the Trump trade adviser, said his harsh assessment of what "bad faith" Trudeau did with "that stunt press conference" on Saturday "comes right from Air Force One". "Why should I, as President of the United States, allow countries to continue to make Massive Trade Surpluses, as they have for decades, while our farmers, workers and taxpayers have such a big and unfair price to pay?" he tweeted. He vented his sentiments on Twitter just minutes after Trudeau's announcement with a scathing invective calling his host "very dishonest & weak".

Nevertheless, Trump appears determined to upend the trade relationship, insisting that the U.S.is the loser, and has demanded that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) be renegotiated or abandoned.

It followed supportive comments by Canadian politicians of all political stripes in defense of Trudeau.

The meeting of world leaders in Canada ended in disarray after the US President retracted his support for their agreed communiqué and then criticised Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau on social media. The tariffs came into effect on imports from Canada and the other originally exempted nations this month.

On trade, said she had been "very clear" that United States tariffs on European steel and aluminium imports were damaging and dialogue was needed to ensure the dispute did not escalate into a full-blown trade war.

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Trump and his deputies lashed out at Trudeau for telling a news conference at the end of the G7 conference that Canada would not be pushed around on tariffs - a point the Canadian prime minister had made several times before.

"We will stand shoulder to shoulder with the prime minister and the people of Canada", said Doug Ford, the newly-elected anti-tax premier of Ontario and brother to the late crack-smoking mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford.

Asked about that, Collins said: "While I would not have chosen those exact words myself, it shows the severity of the situation and that the president's team is standing up for America". "All Mr. Trudeau was doing was, in a rather gentle way, articulating the position his government - which would be the position of any Canadian government in these circumstances - so I don't view it as lethal", Mulroney said. Kudlow suggested Trump saw Trudeau as trying to weaken his hand before that meeting, saying the president won't "let a Canadian prime minister push him around".

"I don't know where we're getting the people to actually make this happen ... which will increase inflation and costs [for Americans]".

Please tell Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron that they are charging the USA massive tariffs and create non-monetary barriers.

There are more reasons than ever to not visit the U.S.

Since Trump's election in 2016, Trudeau has tried to take a conciliatory approach to the populist Republican president and has been careful never to run him down in public.

Using this metric, the USTR reports, Canada can claim a $90 billion annual surplus in goods trade, although the U.S. still has a large advantage in services.

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