Trump aides continue broadside against Canadian PM

While President Trump traveled to Singapore for Tuesday’s North Korea summit, his economic advisers continued his line of attack on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in appearances on Sunday shows. National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Trudeau’s pushback on Trump’s tariffs after the Group of Seven summit was “a betrayal,” and a “sophomoric, political stunt for domestic consumption.” Kudlow accused Trudeau of “stab[bing] us in the back” by undermining Trump’s authority in advance of his talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro said there is a “special place in hell” for Trudeau after his “bad faith diplomacy” with Trump. Canada’s foreign affairs minister, Chrystia Freeland, said the attacks were not a “particularly appropriate or useful way to conduct our relations with other countries.”

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