Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Trump SLAMS Canada’s Trudeau Over G7 Comments — ARCTIC BLAST

Leaders pose for family Trump SLAMS Canada’s Trudeau Over G7 Comments — ARCTIC BLAST
Steven Clarke | 12 June, 2018, 06:45

Following a Twitter tirade against Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Mr Trump was censured by both French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Sometimes described as a "mini-Obama", not least due to his omnipresent smile, Trudeau is clearly far closer in his political alignments to the US Democratic Party than Trump's Republicans.

Mr. Trump's tweets taking aim at the leader of a country that has always been a United States ally came after the President left the G7 summit in Canada to travel to Singapore ahead of a planned diplomatic meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un, CNN reported.

Still, other Trump advisers had taken up the attack in appearances on Sunday's news shows, leveling more withering and unprecedented criticism against Trudeau, branding him a back-stabber unworthy of Trump's time.

"If they retaliate, they're making a mistake", Trump said.

Kudlow said, "That's correct. Kim must not see American weakness".

Justin Trudeau may be the annoying, youthful avatar of chic progressivism - but he's not our adversary.

And the young Canadian leader, who has attempted to maintain a public facade of friendship with the USA leader, confirmed that he would regretfully impose retaliatory tariffs on US goods from next month to offset the steel levy.

White House aides fanned out over the weekend to try to lend meaning and justification to the flap.

Trump had initially roiled the waters by saying Russian Federation - expelled from what had been the G-8 after its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula - should have been allowed to participate.

President Trump says a G8 that includes Russian Federation is more meaningful than a G7, blames President Obama for letting Crimea 'get away'. "Canada has all sorts of trade barriers on our Agricultural products". Edward Markey (D-Mass.) said on CBS' "Face The Nation" that "right now, the President is actually driving our allies away from us as we need them even more, while welcoming in the Russians". The prime minister had played down divisions between the United States and the six other members of the G-7. As the summit host, Trudeau would not have wanted the four-decade-old G-7 to collapse in his country.

Mr Trudeau, in Quebec City for bilateral meetings with non-G7 leaders after the summit, did not respond to reporters' questions as he arrived, but his office pointed to Ms Freeland as the minister responsible for Canada-US relations.

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland responded to the White House comments by saying that Canada will retaliate to USA tariffs in a measured and reciprocal way and that Canada will always be willing to talk.

"The dairy industry is vital to Western New York's economy and we can not sit around and continue to be taken advantage of by Canada's protectionist trade policies", said Collins, who lives in Clarence and represents a district that stretches westward to the Rochester suburbs. But it is something that we absolutely will do.

US sanctions Russians over military, intelligence hacking
The sanctions freeze any assets that those targeted may have in USA jurisdictions and bar Americans from doing business with them. Hacks in the runup to the U.S. presidential election in 2016 are also linked to Russian Federation .

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

Those were fighting words for Trump. He didn't specify what he considered false about Trudeau's statements.

"We will stand shoulder to shoulder with the prime minister and the people of Canada", said Doug Ford, the newly-elected anti-tax premier of Ontario and brother to the late crack-smoking mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford.

His tweets carried a tone of personal contempt.

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 US companies. "Our Tariffs are in response to his of 270% on dairy".

Trudeau did not seem eager to match Trump's rancor.

June 7 - On the eve of the G7 summit, Trump tweets that Trudeau is "being so indignant" in bringing up the history of U.S.

"I don't know where we're getting the people to actually make this happen ... which will increase inflation and costs [for Americans]". And in response, the European Union will impose counter-measures. "He's a pathetic little man-child".

Trump has drawn criticism in recent days for suggesting that Russian Federation rejoin the G-7. Sen.

They said Trudeau stabbed the president in the back at the meeting. "It's a betrayal. It's essentially double-crossing".

The President insists he has slapped the levies on to hit back at charges imposed by other countries and has accused his allies of trying to milk the Us's economy. That's the key point.

"In general, it was an attack on the president", he claimed. "The president is barely out of there, on the plane to North Korea, and he starts insulting us". And what did Trudeau do as soon as the plane took off from Canadian airspace?

Damian Paletta is White House economic policy reporter for The Washington Post.

Recommended

  • Robert De Niro Says 'F--k Trump' at 2018 Tony Awards

    Robert De Niro Says 'F--k Trump' at 2018 Tony Awards

    And, after the f-bombs at the Tonys on Sunday night, it looks like De Niro is staying true to his word about speaking out. Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on actor Robert De Niro's comments on President Trump at the Tony Awards.

    Elon Musk's Boring Company flamethrowers sell like hot cakes

    The Boring Company is a tunnel construction business founded in 2016 to provide the infrastructure for an underground Hyperloop. The devices - priced at $500 - generated $10 million in sales for the company during its pre-sales earlier this year.
    The most exciting games from Square Enix's E3 showcase

    The most exciting games from Square Enix's E3 showcase

    The video talks us through the new additions to Just Cause 4 , the most prominent of these being the extreme weather system. Being published by Square Enix , Babylon's Fall is heading for PC and PlayStation 4 sometime in 2019.
  • Amazon Expanding Whole Foods Discounts To 10 More States

    Amazon Expanding Whole Foods Discounts To 10 More States

    Amazon says that should include "hundreds" of items within the store, but obviously your experience is going to be more local. Gallo, the president and chief operating officer at Whole Foods Market said.
    Egypt frees 32 Ethiopian prisoners during PM's visit

    Egypt frees 32 Ethiopian prisoners during PM's visit

    When President Sisi took office in 2014, he showed understanding of Ethiopia's aspiration for development through the new dam. Diplomatic tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia have seen on the rise since the dam project started in 2011.
    PICTURE: Trump sits defiant against G7 leaders

    PICTURE: Trump sits defiant against G7 leaders

    She also said the U.S. president wasn't entirely wrong in pressing Germany to increase defence spending. We can't pose a security threat to the United States, and I know that Americans understand that.
  • Trump Announces Adviser Larry Kudlow Suffered a Heart Attack

    Trump Announces Adviser Larry Kudlow Suffered a Heart Attack

    He replaced Gary Cohn , who resigned after losing his battle against imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Our Great Larry Kudlow , who has been working so hard on trade and the economy, has just suffered a heart attack.
    More Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Information Has Leaked Ahead Of E3

    More Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Information Has Leaked Ahead Of E3

    Ubisoft acknowledged Odyssey's existence by dropping a brief teaser last month after details about AC: Odyssey were leaked . Like the past several games in the series, you'll control boats and horses on your journey of assassination and discovery.
    Eminem Reponds to Reports He Used Gunshot Sound Effects During Show

    Eminem Reponds to Reports He Used Gunshot Sound Effects During Show

    Fans immediately expressed their disapproval over the sound effects, but Eminem denied ever using gunshot effects in any show . In one video taken during the performance, a fan drops their phone as soon as a loud noise is heard.
  • Oil falls on concerns over rising supply, weaker demand

    Oil falls on concerns over rising supply, weaker demand

    West Texas Intermediate's losses were less severe: the benchmark ended its session 21 cents lower at $65.74 per barrel. In the United States , output has risen by nearly a third in the last two years, to a us record of 10.8 million bpd.
    Ex-Kirtland AFB officer missing since 1983 found

    Ex-Kirtland AFB officer missing since 1983 found

    If convicted, he might face maximum penalties of dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and confinement of five years. He was working at the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center at the Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico.
    New Anthem cinematic trailer is here to blow your minds!

    New Anthem cinematic trailer is here to blow your minds!

    E3 2018 is finally here! There will be cosmetics and vanity items available for purchase, but there will be no loot boxes . This Indie game Sea of Solitude , which has been in development for the past three years, got a new trailer at E3.

Burger joints start social "beef" with "IHOB" Burger joints start social IHOP's same-restaurant sales - or sales at locations open at least a year - declined 1.9 percent in its most recent fiscal year. In fact, most people felt like the "b" was probably going to stand for " breakfast ", which would have made a lot of sense.

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson become engaged Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson become engaged Ariana Grande is tweeting about how happy and in love she is after news broke that she is engaged to Pete Davidson . They went public with their relationship with a Harry Potter-inspired social media post on May 30.

Apple bans cryptocurrency mining from its app stores Apple bans cryptocurrency mining from its app stores The section also bans apps and any third-party ads from running "unrelated background processes, such as cryptocurrency mining ". Apple has a clear message for cryptocurrency enthusiasts: Don't mine it on our devices.

Trump, Pompeo Positive Ahead of NKorean Summit; Officials Meet to Close Differences Trump, Pompeo Positive Ahead of NKorean Summit; Officials Meet to Close Differences The key objective for the USA will be to successfully negotiate the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Last week, Rodman said he would "give whatever support is needed" to his "friends" Trump and Kim.

Nadal, Thiem ready for tough final showdown Nadal, Thiem ready for tough final showdown After holding there, Nadal broke del Potro to take that set and was on his way, taking 14 of the past 17 games. He appeared to be in near peak form against del Potro - once the all important first set went in his favor.

Donald Trump says top economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack Donald Trump says top economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack The associates spoke on the condition of anonymity due to sensitives of Kudlow's health status. Kudlow has been taken to Walter Reed Medical Center, the president said.

Attorney General Denies Asylum To Victims Of Domestic Abuse, Gang Violence Attorney General Denies Asylum To Victims Of Domestic Abuse, Gang Violence Sessions' finding followed his unusual move to intervene personally in the case known as the " Matter of A-B-". They said Sessions' decision overturns decades of legal efforts to protect abused women .

Net Neutrality Is Officially Dead. Here's What's Next Net Neutrality Is Officially Dead. Here's What's Next After all, the rules on net neutrality have changed multiple times already - six times in the last 10 years, in fact. And while net neutrality is polarizing, it is an example of a regulation that both companies and consumers agree on.

After teasing a name change, IHOP says "b" is for burgers After lots of speculation that the new "B" stood for "breakfast", the chain has announced that "B" stands for " burgers ". With this move, IHOP follows a recent trend of restaurant chains tapping into markets outside of their specialties.

Canada parliament condemns US attack on Trudeau, country simmers Canada parliament condemns US  attack on Trudeau, country simmers Trump has already kick-started an investigation into auto imports , which could result in tariffs on foreign vehicles. Mrs May paid tribute to Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's leadership at the summit in the face of Mr Trump's criticisms.

E3 2018: Star Fox Joins Ubisoft's Game StarLink For Nintendo Switch Exclusive E3 2018 coverage at Giant Bomb : Still more commentary and news from E3, from our colleagues at Giant Bomb. As the player ads or removes starship chassis, weapons or pilots, their in-game ship will change, too.

North Korea's Kim lands in Singapore ahead of summit with Trump North Korea's Kim lands in Singapore ahead of summit with Trump Trump is expected to arrive at 8pm local time (2200 AEST) and go straight to his hotel, the Shangri-La, the White House said. US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are in Singapore ahead of their critical meet on June 12.

Trump takes more swipes at Canada and Trudeau after tense G7 summit Trump takes more swipes at Canada and Trudeau after tense G7 summit We did our work. "I'm very pleased we came together on an ambitious joint communiqué at the end of this Charlevoix summit". Well, what he said over the weekend is exactly what he's been saying since the US -imposed tariffs on aluminum and steel.

Merkel: G-7 summit with Trump was a 'sobering' experience Merkel: G-7 summit with Trump was a 'sobering' experience The captions reads: "Day two of the G7 summit in Canada: spontaneous meeting between two working sessions". One showed marks left on Mr Trump's hand.

Liverpool target's future to be sorted before the World Cup Liverpool target's future to be sorted before the World Cup With Liverpool's efforts to sign Alisson from Roma likely to be of no avail, it seems they are turning their attention elsewhere as they go in search of a new goalkeeper.