After 'difficult' G7 summit, UK's May warns against unilateral action on trade


Saturday, Trump summit pulled the U.S. endorsement of the summit communique - a joint statement that was signed by all the other G7 participants: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom.

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

U.S. trade advisor Peter Navarro, speaking on Fox News Sunday, reinforced that message.

"Do Timber & Lumber in USA?"

Trudeau had said Canadians "are polite, we're reasonable, but also we will not be pushed around". 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.

And he urged Canada's industrial leaders to remain calm in the face of ongoing threats from the U.S president.

To some, it called to mind Hugh Grant's impassioned defense of Britain in the film as he stood up to a bullying USA president played by Billy Bob Thornton.

In view of threatened United States tariffs on auto imports, which would particularly affect Germany, Grenell said that he was a "big vehicle fan" and knew how important the industry was. Merkel also said the European Union would "act" against the US trade measures.

"Why should I, as president of the United State, 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?" Senator John McCain responded to these tweets by supposedly speaking for the American people and saying that the country stands with the rest of the G7 countries, even if President Trump does not.

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While browbeating the US for imposing new metal tariffs Thursday at the G7 Summit, Mr. Trudeau's dark brows appeared to be more mobile than usual.

Trump told Macron during their meeting in Washington that there are too many German cars in the United States, the source previously told CNN. "I think within the first minute I'll know".

The U.S. appears increasingly isolated among its key allies in its insistence on imposing new tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum.

Trudeau said he had reiterated to Trump, who left the G7 meeting before it ended, that tariffs would harm industries and workers on both sides of the U.S. A subsequent visit in April this year warranted only a working lunch for the German leader, several days after fellow European Union leader Macron got the full, formal state dinner treatment from Trump.

Trump's extraordinary outburst on Monday against North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, the European Union and Canada appeared aimed at striking a chord with voters who support his "America First" agenda.

Merkel said the contentious meeting drives home the point she's made for more than a year: that the European Union needs to stand together to increase its clout on the world stage and that the U.S. is a less reliable partner.

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

Trump agreed to a statement on trade but withdrew from it later. 'When we disagree with our allies on something it is right that we say so and air the issue openly and frankly, ' she said at a news conference.

European officials said Trump had tried to water down the language in the draft communique on the WTO and rules-based trade.