- The Washington Times - Friday, June 8, 2018

Donald Trump called out Canada’s trade policies towards the United States prior to the start of the G-7 summit on Friday.

The President began his morning tweet storm by criticizing tariffs placed on the US by our northern neighbor:

He continued over next hour to promote his agenda with foreign partners over the course of the week:

Mr. Trump continued to promote his tough stance with press just before boarding Air Force One to leave for the G-7 summit.

“If we are unable to make a deal we will terminate NAFTA. If we are unable to make a deal, we will be better off,” he said.

The president’s proposed tariffs and hard-line trade policies have concerned many both domestically and abroad. French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mr. Trump traded tough talk Thursday over trade tensions.

• Gabriella Muñoz can be reached at gmunoz@washingtontimes.com.

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