Trump's Twitter rant against Trudeau garners global reactions

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Trump has slapped import tariffs on metals, saying he has to protect American jobs against what he says is unfair competition.

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In view of threatened United States tariffs on vehicle imports, which would particularly affect Germany, Grenell said that he was a "big auto fan" and knew how important the industry was. "Our Tariffs are in response to his of 270% on dairy!", Trump wrote in a second tweet.

Presumably, as Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale pointed out on Twitter, Kudlow was upset that Trudeau's comments could hurt Trump's chances of impressing Kim Jong Un ahead of his meeting with the North Korean dictator in Singapore this week. U.S. officioals too, took on Mr Trudeau.

The spat has also drawn in Germany and France, who sharply criticised Mr Trump's decision to abruptly withdraw his support for a G7 communique hammered out at a Canadian summit, accusing him of destroying trust and acting inconsistently.

'We have done just that at this summit, registering our deep disappointment at the unjustified decision by the USA to apply tariffs to European Union steel and aluminium imports'.

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She continued: "In response, the European Union will impose counter-measures". "We need to avoid a continued tit-for-tat escalation", she said.

In a statement Monday, British Prime Minister Theresa May said: "I want to pay a particular tribute to Prime Minister Trudeau for his leadership and skillful chairing".

Noting the USA imposition of tariffs was officially stated as a national security consideration, Freeland said: "We are very clear that Canada does not pose a national security threat to the United States". The others mocked the U.S. president, who withdrew United States endorsement to a G7 economic agreement on Sunday.

President Donald Trump's fight with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau not only threatens to unravel the US's relationship with one of its oldest global partners, but also could significantly damage the U.S. economy.

"I think the impact will be small unless the trade war escalates into things like autos".

Russian Federation was thrown out of the group in 2014 over the annexation of Crimea.

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"It can not be done by taking unilateral action against your partners", she said. On Saturday, en route to Singapore, President Trump tweeted that the United States will not endorse the communique.

Prior to Trump's departure for Singapore, global leaders met in Quebec over the weekend for the G7 conference.

"Divisive rhetoric and personal attacks from the U.S. administration are clearly unhelpful", Scheer said. That's what weak, dishonest Justin Trudeau did.

He added: "The relationship that I've had with the leaders of these countries - I would really rate it, on a scale of zero to 10, I would rate it a 10".

"I know my colleagues are hearing from numerous businesses and manufacturers across the country very similar stories, that this trade dispute is probably two weeks away from affecting Canadians in a very real way", he said.

Despite the differences, the leaders did manage to agree a joint communique at the summit.

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