Trump's Chief Economic Adviser Says Justin Trudeau "Stabbed Us in the Back"

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin chat as Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso walk towards the

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin chat as Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso walk towards the

President Trump started his day in Singapore on Monday where he blasted the Canadian Prime Minister and slammed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation just after meeting with the United States allies at the G7 in Quebec.

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a bilateral meeting at the G-7 summit in in Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada, June 8, 2018.

Kudlow said Kim must not see "American weakness" on the eve of the Tuesday summit.

Trudeau did not respond to the US attacks, instead declaring the summit a success.

A French official insisted France and its fellow G7 European nations were maintaining their support for the communique and said anyone departing from the commitments made at the summit would be showing their "incoherence and inconsistency".

In a series of tweets from Singapore Monday, Trump kept up the tirade while contending that "Fair Trade is now to be called Fool Trade if it is not Reciprocal". "Our Tariffs are in response to his of 270% on dairy!" In the USA, special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation in a bid to sway the 2016 presidential election in his favor.

That was part of a string of messages in which the president asserted the United States "pays close the the entire cost of NATO" while other member countries take advantage of the USA on trade. "$800 Billion Trade Deficit." he tweeted. But the lead-up to the much-anticipated summit has been overshadowed by the aftermath of the G-7 summit, which saw Trump warning some of the U.S.'s closest allies that they must remove trade barriers or face consequences.

"The European Union had a $151 Billion Surplus-should pay much more for Military!" Does anybody believe that makes sense?

Trump also slammed Europe, writing, "the United States pays close to the entire cost of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation - protecting many of these same countries that rip us off on trade".

Asked about Navarro's comments, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said, according to reporter Daniel Dale, "Canada does not conduct its diplomacy through ad hominem attacks".

But that hope was seemingly dashed Saturday evening. "That's what weak, dishonest Justin Trudeau did".

This followed two days of feuding with some of his closest allies - one French official told reporters of a "very unusual" and "bitter" exchange Friday between world leaders, describing the United States president making his case in a "Rant". Can't do it in person.

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"We're like the piggy bank that everybody is robbing", Trump said at a press conference shortly before leaving the gathering of the United States, Canada, Great Britain, France, Italy, Germany and Japan.

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro went a step further, suggesting to Fox News Sunday morning that there's a "special place in hell" for the Canadian prime minister. He had other things, bigger things, on his plate in Singapore. "All Justin Trudeau had to do was take the win".

The year was 1972, Trudeau Jr was just a baby and his dad Pierre was in power. "That will not stand".

Kudlow charged that Trudeau had "really kind of stabbed us in the back".

Kudlow called Trudeau's press conference a "sophomoric, political stunt for domestic consumption".

"People keep saying, "We're going to pull back" " from a trade war, said Mary Lovely, a Syracuse University economist.

"We strive to reduce tariff barriers, non-tariff barriers and subsidies", the statement said, which came despite Washington appearing intent on taking more punitive steps on trade.

But the criticism left a former Canadian prime minister, Stephen Harper, stumped. However, the U.S. was still way ahead of the others, donating 3.57 percent of its GDP, while European countries paid up 1.46 of GDP on average, with Canada lagging behind at 1.29 percent.

"When we disagree with our allies on something it is right that we say so and air the issue openly and frankly", she said at a news conference.

"Canadians, we're polite, we're reasonable, but we also will not be pushed around", Trudeau said at the G7.

A few hours earlier, Trudeau had told reporters that all seven leaders had come together to sign the joint declaration.

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