Kudlow adds that Trudeau's press conference was indignant and seemed to claim it was an attempt to undermine President Trump's historic summit with Kim Jong un in three days.
The situation only got messier from there, particularly in the leadup to, during and right after the G7 leaders' summit.
Reporter: "Hi there Prime Minister".
His unexpected and extraordinary attack flummoxed Canadian officials, who have waged an 18-month campaign created to cultivate allies among US policymakers and business leaders in defense of Canada's interests.
Mr Trudeau has vowed retaliatory action next month over U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium. Trudeau stuck our president in the back.
Susan Collins says the two countries may have had their differences over the years when it comes to subsidies, but she stressed that Canada remains "a close ally, good friend and one of America's biggest trading partners".
"This was a hard summit with at times some candid discussions but the conclusion I draw is that it is only through continued dialogue that we can find ways to work together to resolve challenges we face". Trade. They fully understand where I am coming from.
When Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace asked Navarro whether his sentiments came from the president, he said "those are my words, but they are the sentiment that were on Air Force One". "So, how seriously do you take that threat and does that change your plans to go ahead with the retaliatory tariffs?" Trump said that he withdrew the USA from the G-7's joint statement because of that slight.
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He said that he shares Trump's concern about the escalation of an arms race between the USA and Russian Federation . He added that Moscow will continue to honour its obligations under the Iranian nuclear deal.
The Trudeau government has announced it will impose dollar-for-dollar, retaliatory tariffs on metals and a range of other US products by July 1.
Trump's attacks have Canadian businesses that use aluminum and steel very anxious, said Ontario Conservative MP John Brassard, who added that there is real concern that there will be serious job implications in very short order.
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow explained on CBS' Face the Nation that Trudeau's comments had inspired Trump's fury.
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. "You don't walk away and start firing bullets".
Trudeau had said Canadians "are polite, we're reasonable, but also we will not be pushed around". "He did a great disservice to the whole G7", Kudlow said.
"In general, it was an attack on the president", he claimed.
She acknowledged the European Union would have to respond to the tariffs with its own penalties on USA imports but she hoped that it would not lead to wider "tit-for-tat" reprisals.
Bruce Heyman, the former U.S. Ambassador to Canada, on Monday slammed Donald Trump's treatment of Justin Trudeau, and Canada in general, demanding the president apologize for his surrogate's claim there's a "special place in hell" for people like the Canadian prime minister.
Protective measures like Canada's dairy tariff are common around the world.
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Reneging on the commitments agreed in the communique showed "incoherence and inconsistency", it said in a statement. Trump called Trudeau " meek and mild " and " dishonest and weak " in a tweet for his stance on tariffs.
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Strangely enough, there is little information available on the relations between Cheeks and the children, aged 7 and 8-years-old. Footage has emerged of the moment at grandmother apparently let her grandchildren out of dog kennels in the back of her vehicle.
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North Korea, it concludes, can only "actively contribute to world peace and human wellbeing", by engaging with other nations. Kim is expected to stay at the St Regis hotel and Trump at the Shangri-La, both in the Tanglin area in downtown Singapore .