Trump's Twitter rant against Trudeau garners global reactions

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Conspiracy theories, jokes and memes started bubbling up after the Canadian Prime Minister's eyebrows appeared uneven during his press conference with French president Emanuel Macron.

US President Donald Trump issued a volley of tweets on Monday venting anger on some of Washington's closest North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies over the United State's trade deficit, following a divisive G7 meeting in Canada. "We are all Canadians first, and we will stand with Canadian workers and the families impacted by this escalating trade war", she said.

In a tweet posted Saturday evening, Trump said his decision to rescind support for the statement was based on "false statements" made by Trudeau during a press conference he gave, as well as "the fact that Canada is charging massive Tariffs" on USA companies. "Our Tariffs are in response to his of 270% on dairy".

Back home, Canada's Green Party leader flat out called Trump a bully.

The G7 meeting was expected to be tense after Trump's decision to impose steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico, and the European Union. So it is even more unusual.

While Trump also presented the idea that the member countries should drop off tariffs and trade barriers, he also reportedly complained to the other leaders about their trade policies and said the United States would continue with tariffs absent concessions.

Trudeau responded with tough words of his own at a press conference later Saturday, reiterating that Canada would move forward with a slew of tariffs in response to Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.

"Canadians are polite and reasonable, but we will not be pushed around", Trudeau said.

Following Trudeau's statement, Trump tweeted that the USA would not sign on to the summit's official communique - a largely symbolic but still largely unprecedented move.

Trump wasn't alone in attacking Canada: Two of the president's highest-ranking economic advisers also joined in. "Least of all from subordinates of the president directed at the prime minister of their greatest friend and ally", he said.

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Navarro slammed Trudeau's comment as "one of the worst political miscalculations by a Canadian leader in modern Canadian history". She also said that during the summit the leaders discussed President Trump's proposal for complete free trade among G7 member states, but said the issue was "fair trade".

Ambrose said the government needs to consider what more it's willing to put on the NAFTA table, keeping in mind that "what's at stake is just so much bigger than our pride. We are not - we, Canada, are not going to be pushed around".

"International cooperation can not be dictated by fits of anger and throwaway remarks", Macron's statement said. Hayden added that Trump's actions left him with "a mixture of sadness and, frankly, anger because no country deserves to be treated that way".

June 6 - Trudeau tells Global National that he's "disappointed" at the reasoning behind Trump's tariffs, saying he doesn't understand "in what universe" a long-time ally of the USA could be considered a national security threat.

"Canada will impose more tariffs; the trade war will get worse before it gets better", Valliere said.

"It is really somewhat odd because actually we are not a security risk, we are part of the United States security infrastructure".

"Don't tell Twitter; tell Trump", said another.

Trump has ordered a national security investigation into autos, which is due to report next February, with public hearings this July.

And it's this over-the-top BS rhetoric that has become commonplace within the Trump administration and Navarro is one of those people who will say anything to appease his boss. "The problem is that unilateralism can not succeed given the nature of the challenges we face in the world. Petulance is an attitude not a policy".

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