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Trump takes more swipes at Canada after arrival in Singapore

Trump takes more swipes at Canada after arrival in Singapore

A spokesman for Trudeau told the New York Times that the prime minister is focusing on "everything we accomplished here at the summit. So he holds a press conference - the president is barely out of there on the plane to North Korea, and he starts insulting us, he starts talking about the U.S.is insulting Canada", Kudlow said.

Britain on Monday urged the United States to honour free-trade commitments made at the G7 summit even after US President Donald Trump rejected a joint communique in a bitter spat over tariffs.

TAPPER: So, because Trudeau said that as Trump was going to Singapore. You know, the way they say that you know if you're going to like somebody in the first five seconds?

Following Trudeau's statement during the news conference, Trump posted two tweets slamming his words as "false" and accused the Canadian prime minister of being dishonest.

"Just when we thought it couldn't get worse", Nicholas Burns, US ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in the George W. Bush administration, said on Twitter after Kudlow's appearance on CNN.

White House aide Larry Kudlow tells CNN's "State of the Union" says Trudeau has done a "great disservice" to the G-7 by saying Canada had to stand up for itself and that the USA was responsible for the problem with tariffs.

Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un converged on this island city state Sunday ahead of one of the most unusual and highly anticipated summits in recent world history, a sit-down Tuesday morning meant to settle a stand-off over Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal.

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

U.S. President Donald Trump thinks our prime minister is "dishonest" and "meek and mild".

President Donald Trump's top economic adviser says Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "really kind of stabbed us in the back" when Trudeau said at the end of the Group of Seven summit that Canada wouldn't be pushed around by the USA and its trade tariffs.

President Emmanuel Macron reacted with a statement slamming Mr Trump's behaviour at the summit. "We joined the communique in good faith", Kudlow said. "What we have is a country here in the United States, which has the lowest tariffs in the world, lowest non-tariff barriers in the world", said Peter Navarro, a White House trade adviser, on CNN in March. Trudeau's office, in turn, said what the Canadian leader said on Saturday was nothing new.

"That's what bad-faith Justin Trudeau did with that stunt press conference".

"It would be with regret but it would be with absolute certainty and firmness that we move forward with retaliatory measures on July 1 applying equivalent tariffs to the ones that the Americans have unjustly applies to us", Trudeau said at a press conference closing the summit.

As well as criticising the tariffs, Mrs May has also opposed Mr Trump's call for Russian Federation to be readmitted to the group of leading industrialised nations.

"I think the G8 would be better, I think having Russian Federation back in would be a positive thing".

He added that EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker thanks Trudeau "for the excellent preparation and chairing of this challenging summit".

"The loss of trade through tariffs undermines competition, reduces productivity, removes the incentive to innovate - and ultimately makes everyone poorer".