Canada's Justin Trudeau Slammed US, POTUS at G-7 Summit — Trump, WH Advisers Scorch Him in Response

| JUN 10, 2018 | 7:09 PM
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After President Donald Trump left the G-7 Summit on Saturday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a news conference, during which he slammed the United States and the president. Now Trump and his advisers are hitting back.

At his news conference, Trudeau indicated that Canada would take retaliatory action against the U.S. in response to Trump's decision to slap tariffs on some Canadian imports.

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“He holds a press conference and he said the U.S. is insulting. He said that Canada has to stand up for itself. He says that we are the problem with tariffs. The non-factual part of this is — they have enormous tariffs,” top economic adviser Larry Kudlow told CNN on Sunday.

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“Here’s the thing,” he added. “He really kind of stabbed us in the back.”

Trade adviser Peter Navarro also expressed a similar sentiment during an interview on “Fox News Sunday”:

“There is a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door and that’s what bad-faith Justin Trudeau did with that stunt press conference, that’s what weak, dishonest Justin Trudeau did.”

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The president himself also lashed out at Trudeau in a series of tweets on Saturday night, calling him “meek and mild,” “very dishonest” and “weak”: