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Fair trade is not fair to US people: Trump lashes out at Trudeau again

Trump took aim at an unspecified news release issued by Canada saying, 'they made almost 100 bln dollars on trade with us (guess they were bragging and got caught!).'


US President Donald Trump issued a volley of tweets on Monday venting anger on some of Washington's closest NATO allies over the United State's trade deficit, following a divisive G7 meeting in Canada. "Fair trade is now to be called fool trade if it is not reciprocal," said Trump, who flew from Canada to Singapore for a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "Not fair to the people of America! $800 billion trade deficit," he said. "Why should I, as president of the United State, allow countries to continue to make massive trade surpluses, ...

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 23:44 IST