US President Donald Trump has called on American representatives at the G7 summit not to endorse the joint communique put out by the heads of the Group of Seven industrialized nations following what he alleged as “false statements” made by Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Trump made the statement on Twitter Saturday after departing early from the summit in Quebec for Singapore, insisting that Trudeau’s remarks that Canada would not be pushed around “were very dishonest and weak.”
“PM Justin Trudeau of Canada acted so meek and mild during our @G7 meetings only to give a news conference after I left saying that, ‘US Tariffs were kind of insulting’ and he ‘will not be pushed around.’ Very dishonest & weak. Our Tariffs are in response to his of 270% on dairy!” Trump tweeteed.
“Based on Justin’s false statements at his news conference, and the fact that Canada is charging massive Tariffs to our US farmers,…