There had been widespread speculation that the G-7 nations would not issue a joint communique that included the United States due to deep differences between Trump administration and close American allies on trade. The President first insisted Russian Federation be included in the summit once again, the country was excluded after its annexation of Crimea in 2014.
"No tariffs, no barriers".
Trump negotiated in good faith on the communique agreed by the other members of the G7, only to have Trudeau criticize USA policy after he left, Kudlow said.
"We're like the piggy bank that everybody's robbing ― and that ends", the president said. Halting all trade with countries that don't drop tariffs is a "very profitable answer", Trump said. "We make commitments and keep to them", a statement from the French presidency quoted by AFP news agency said.More news: Supreme Court rejects NI abortion law appeal
"In a matter of seconds, you can destroy trust with 280 Twitter characters", German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said when asked about Trump's U-turn, adding it would take much longer to rebuild lost trust. Canada will move ahead with new trade tariffs on July 1.
President Trump's chief economic adviser accused Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of stabbing the USA and fellow G-7 negotiators in the back with "amateurish" verbal attacks during a domestic press conference. But the president broadsided his allies after leaving the meeting by disavowing a joint statement the USA had agreed to, criticizing Trudeau and vowing tariffs on automobiles.
In a followup tweet, Trump targeted Trudeau again, saying he "acted so meek and mild during our @G7 meetings only to give a news conference after I left saying that, "US Tariffs were kind of insulting" and he 'will not be pushed around'".
After Trump's angry tweets, Trudeau's office issued a brief response: "We are focused on everything we accomplished here at the G7 summit".More news: Trump's top economic adviser accuses Trudeau of back-stabbing after G7 summit
This followed two days of feuding with some of his closest allies - one French official told reporters of a "very unusual" and "bitter" exchange Friday between world leaders, describing the U.S. president making his case in a "Rant".
Trump has already initiated a trade war and that trade war is already hurting USA businesses and consumers, and will continue to do a so. "When I'm telling them, they're smiling at me". -Canada border. He said unleashing retaliatory measures "is not something I relish doing" but that he wouldn't hesitate to do so because "I will always protect Canadian workers and Canadian interests".
Trump called Trudeau "very dishonest and weak" on Twitter on Saturday and then sent Kudlow and trade adviser Peter Navarro to hammer the message home on Sunday morning news shows in an extraordinary assault on a close US ally and neighbor.
In a flurry of tweets from Air Force One, Trump - on his way toa meeting in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un - also announced that he was withdrawing his support from the declaration.More news: Donald Trump Considering Pardon for Muhammad Ali
"All Justin Trudeau had to do was take the win", Navarro said.