White House adviser apologizes for slamming Justin Trudeau

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British Prime Minister Theresa May, who also attended the G7 summit in Canada, stood with Trudeau on the issue of trade.

Mr Kudlow suggested Mr Trump saw Mr Trudeau as trying to weaken his hand before that meeting, saying the president will not "let a Canadian prime minister push him around ..."

"And that's what bad faith Justin Trudeau did with that stunt press conference", he added Sunday, noting his comments came "right from Air Force One".

Known for his hardline stance on China, Navarro said that while it is not the US' job to change other countries' behaviour, the Trump administration would "defend ourselves" against Chinese trade policies.

The United States has alienated Canada and other allies by imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, arguing that they pose a threat to US national security.

"We are like the piggy bank that everybody is robbing", he said. He told CNN's Jake Tapper that "of course" Trump's tweets about Trudeau actually had to do with North Korea "in large part".

Unbowed, Trump tweeted anew Monday morning from Singapore, repeating his criticism of US trade policies with Canada - he also took aim at Germany - in a multitweet rant that went beyond 200 words all told. Feds bust massive wire fraud scheme MORE (R-Ariz.) on Tuesday questioned why the Republican party is not standing up more forcefully against President TrumpDonald John TrumpSanford at risk in primary shadowed by Trump McConnell cements his standing in GOP history Ready for somebody?

"We finished the (G7) meeting and really everybody was happy".

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- "I am heading for Canada and the G-7 for talks that will mostly center on the long time unfair trade practiced against the United States".

Immediately after his remarks Saturday, Trump blasted Trudeau's statement as "dishonest & weak" on Twitter and announced the USA would not be signing the joint G7 communique - a symbolic but unprecedented move.

President Donald Trump on Friday kept up his attacks on USA allies ahead of his trip to the Group of Seven summit in remote Quebec.

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The apology could ease tensions after Canada's parliament condemned the personal attack on Trudeau and as Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland gets ready to meet with members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday in Washington.

Ms Bishop said the Turnbull government's strong relationship with the USA administration was behind Australia securing an exemption to United States import tariffs on steel and aluminium.

G7 allies seemed as perplexed as Canada at the sudden diplomatic row, and Germany and France accused Mr Trump of destroying trust and acting inconsistently.

"They're both dear friends of Australia", she said.

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