Trade row: Trump doubles down on Trudeau as analysts warn of US impact

Trump’s comments dash hopes of resolving US-Canada trade row, and may lead to economic hardships on both sides

Donald Trump has doubled down on his criticism of Justin Trudeau, warning that his stance on trade discussions was a “mistake” that would cost Canada “a lot of money”.

At a news conference on Tuesday after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Trump referred to the Canadian prime minister’s pledge to proceed with retaliatory measures in response to Trump’s move to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel.

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