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President Donald Trump is continuing to throw a tantrum over Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's comments following the G-7 meeting.

"My mission was to send a strong signal of strength", Navarro said at the event, according to the Journal. "And I think what people need to do at this moment is take a step back", Hassett said.

Appearing on "Fox News Sunday", Navarro said: "There's a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump".

Trump then tweeted Saturday evening, "PM Justin Trudeau of Canada 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.' Very dishonest & weak".

"I actually like Justin", Trump said.

The motion calls on the House to recognize the importance of Canada's "long-standing, mutually beneficial trading relationship" with the US, "strongly oppose" the "illegitimate tariffs" imposed on steel and aluminum, stand "in solidarity" with the Trudeau government's decision to impose retaliatory tariffs and remain united in support of the supply management system of regulating Canada's dairy and poultry industry. We provide our community with the opportunity to share their opinions and vote on topics that matter most to them. At the same time he was attacking the Canadian prime minister on Twitter, Trump reiterated his decision to have the US Commerce Department review tariffs on all auto imports.

Trump's allegations of calling Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau weak, dishonest and that his actions are going to cost Canadians "a lot of money" has seemed to bring all Canadians together.

Kudlow's comments were quickly followed by Director of the White House National Trade Council Peter Navarr, who said there is a "special place in hell" reserved for anyone who double-crosses Trump.

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Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Sunday that "Canada does not believe that ad hominem attacks are a particularly appropriate or useful way to conduct our relations with other countries".

Trudeau, Trump told ABC News, "shouldn't have done that".

Far from being a national security threat, Canada says it is America's most steadfast military ally, sacrificing thousands of soldiers in the last 100 years - including, most recently, 158 in Afghanistan.

Navarro added that while these were his own words, they reflected the "the sentiment that was on Air Force One".

The standard response from the Trump administration's defenders is, "that's what his base wants" or "that's what he campaigned on".

Under Trump, relations between the United States, Canada, and Mexico have plumbed new lows thanks to disputes in the renegotiation of the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement, known as NAFTA, a $1.1 trillion trade pact that ties the three countries' economies together and which Trump has said should be scrapped.

Warner said that Trump's behavior undermined USA leadership and spited allies that Washington is deeply reliant on. We laughed. We had a very good relationship.

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