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Trump aide apologises for saying there's 'special place in hell' for Trudeau

13 June 2018

He'll learn, he can't do that, ' Trump said of Trudeau's criticism.

On the eve of Mr. Trump's meeting with Mr. Kim, one of the president's top trade advisers, Peter Navarro, said there was "a special place in hell" for leaders like Mr. Trudeau, accusing him of engaging in "bad-faith diplomacy" with Mr. Trump.

"My job was to send a signal of strength", he said.

He made the comments Tuesday at an event of The Wall Street Journal CFO Network in Washington.

Mr Navarro reportedly said on Tuesday his remarks were a mistake and his language was inappropriate. I have a good relationship with Justin Trudeau.

Later during the show, Smith further said Trump's latest attitude towards Trudeau isn't a new thing and he has "been kicking allies in the teeth his whole presidency".

Noting the president said last week the most important part about his upcoming meeting with Kim Jong-un os "attitude", Heyman argued Trump "has had a really bad attitude with his partners and his allies". He learned. That's going to cost a lot of money for the people of Canada.

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Navarro was not the only Trump cabinet member to sound off on Trudeau.

"I'm not sure what activity he's asking me to undertake with either", May said amid laughter.

The United States has alienated Canada and other allies by imposing tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, arguing that they posed a threat to USA national security.

'I used language that was inappropriate and basically lost the power of that message, ' says Navarro.

White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro stands along the Rose Garden colonnade as he listens to a news conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House on June 7, 2018 in Washington. The US president and Mr Trudeau have had a friendly relationship in the past, but tensions over US tariffs have strained the diplomatic partnership.

Bilous said the trade tussle brings home to many the need for Canada and Alberta to increase trade with other markets, especially in Asia. "And in fact the picture with Angela Merkel, who I get along with very well, where I'm sitting there like this. we're waiting for the document because I wanted to see the final document as changed".

Canadian officials have stressed the two countries' extensive trading relationship and pointed out that Canada is the top export destination for 35 U.S. states and that 9 million jobs in the United States depend on trade with its northern neighbour.

Trump aide apologises for saying there's 'special place in hell' for Trudeau