Pompeo downplays feud between United States and G7 allies

The Latest: Merkel finds Trump's action sobering, depressing

He really kind of stabbed us in the back.

Tweeting from Singapore where he's scheduled to hold a nuclear summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, Trump wrote: "Sorry, we can not let our friends, or enemies, take advantage of us on trade anymore".

Trump in his tweet said Trudeau had "acted so meek and mild during our @G7 meetings only to give a news conference after I left saying that. he 'will not be pushed around.' Very dishonest & weak".

Similarly, Krueger said Trump was unlikely to take the countermeasures lying down and could hit back with more trade restrictions.

Trump in Singapore today escalated his war of words with Canada and the European Union in a pair of tweets.

"We are convinced that a modernisation is perfectly possible, we are convinced that common sense will triumph", she said.

"I'm not so sure John's right about where America is on trade", Graham said on "This Week".

The joint statement between the leaders of the U.S., France, Germany, the U.K., Japan, Italy, and Canada comes after President Trump refused to back down from his decision to impose global tariffs on goods, including steel and aluminum imports.

"Kim must not see American weakness", he told CNN.




The Prime Minister said the United Kingdom still wanted to discuss a post-Brexit trade deal with the U.S. and said Mr Trump was still looking forward to July's visit to Britain. Hours ago, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a news conference in which he said Trump is prepared to offer North Korea unprecedented security assurances, although he did not specify what these guarantees would be.

Soon after Trump left the G7 summit he tweeted that he had instructed the House of Representatives not to endorse the final communique of the G7 summit due to Trudeau's "false statements at his news conference", as the Canadian prime minister dismissed U.S. metal tariffs as "insulting" and announced retaliatory measures.

In tweets, Trump insulted Trudeau as "dishonest" and "weak".

On Sunday morning, two Trump economic advisers, Larry Kudlow and Peter Navarro, ratcheted up the bizarro rhetoric. We get on the plane, and then this guy, Trudeau, starts blasting us. I mean, we have India, where some of the tariffs are 100 per cent.

"Canada will not change its mind when it comes to the illegal and absolutely unjustified application of tariffs on steel and aluminum, not only coming from Canada, but on the steel and aluminum sold by all the G7 allies who are assembled here, to the United States", Freeland said in a news conference at the summit.

On Sunday, Mrs Merkel labelled Mr Trump's use of Twitter to withdraw from the G7 communique on trade "sobering and a bit depressing". The source did not say Trump explicitly said he wanted all German-made cars out of the US.

- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 11, 2018Why should I, as President of the United States, allow countries to continue to make Massive Trade Surpluses, as they have for decades, while our Farmers, Workers & Taxpayers have such a big and unfair price to pay?

What did Kudlow say?

"It will certainly be an exciting day and I know that Kim Jong-un will work very hard to do something that has rarely been done before. create peace and great prosperity for his land".

He added that EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker thanks Trudeau "for the excellent preparation and chairing of this challenging summit".

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