The prime minister said although retaliation "is not something I relish doing", he would not hesitate to do so because "I will always protect Canadian workers and Canadian interests". "It's kind of insulting".
Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland responded to the White House assault by saying ad hominem attacks were not helpful, that Canada would retaliate to United States tariffs in a measured and reciprocal way and that Canada would always be willing to talk.
A viral video of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau giving a press conference appeared to show his left eyebrow "falling off".
"I thought, 'Well that would tick off Trump a lot because he hates Jeff Bezos, '" Kelly said, pointing to the feud launched by the president against Amazon's founder. Hayden added that Trump's actions left him with "a mixture of sadness and, frankly, anger because no country deserves to be treated that way".
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In an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union," Kudlow argued that Trudeau's critique amounted to a betrayal of the G7, as well as the U.S.
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White House trade adviser Peter Navarro further escalated those attacks during an appearance on Fox News Sunday.
At the same time, Easter said, business owners were expressing support for the Trudeau government in trying to de-escalate what has become a trade war. He also attacked Trudeau's character, calling the Liberal Party leader meek, weak and dishonest.
"I think that [Navarro] used language that you wouldn't use with your best friend in a bar".
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"In Maine, we have a special relationship with Canada", she wrote. He said USA representatives will examine the tariffs on automobiles coming into the country and bemoaned the Canadian tariffs that affect American companies and farmers.
Reporter: "Prime Minister, a follow-up, though, on the two sort of specific threats from the president today, saying that he would cut off trade with countries that don't do what the Americans want them to do, and that if you retaliate on steel tariffs, as you plan to do on July 1, that you're making a mistake". Trump advisers described Trudeau's statements as a slight that threatened to make the US look weak right as the president was leaving for a summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.
In a pointed criticism of Trump's policy, May said that the most effective way of reaping the benefits of globalisation was through multilateral action, adding: "It can not be done by taking unilateral action against your partners".
Simard said Trump's take-no-prisoners approach to trade is cause for deep concern, especially in border towns like his.