"There's a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad-faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door", Navarro said to Fox NewsSunday host Chris Wallace.
In a rare show of unity, Opposition Members of Parliament are standing behind Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's promise to fight new tariffs from the United States.
Leave it to U.S. President Donald Trump to bring Canadian Liberals and Conservatives together! "That means not just tariff-free, but also dismantling barriers to trade and it also means ensuring that there are no anti-competitive unfair subsidies", she told MPs.
Hours after Trump withdrew his support for the joint statement and attacked Trudeau, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow and trade adviser Peter Navarro drove the message home on Sunday morning news shows in an extraordinary assault on a close US ally and neighbor.
"As an American, I hate this", Bruce Heyman, who was US ambassador to Canada from 2014 to 2017, told CBC's On the Money.
The U.S. -Canada spat escalated when at a news conference, Trudeau said Canada would take retaliatory measures next month in response to Trump's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union.
But after Mr. Trump left the summit he announced he was pulling out of the statement, citing statements by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a post-summer press conference, where Mr. Trudeau said Canada had been "insulted" by Mr. Trump justifying his tariffs on national-security grounds.
Another stumbling block was the part regarding climate change, where the USA didn't want to see any reference to the Paris Agreement, from which the Trump administration has withdrawn, The Star reported.
Canada will have to make dairy concessions to get a USA trade deal, but it does not have to mean dismantling supply management, Gifford said. "They don't take our farm products", Trump complained at the news conference Tuesday.
"We hope it doesn't come to that, but if the USA tariffs remain in effect, we will impose our tariffs on July 1", he said.
Mr. Trump's actions led to an extraordinary juxtaposition: an abrupt public feud and deterioration of ties between the USA and Canada at the same moment as warm words and a detente between the US and North Korea. "$800 billion trade deficit", he said.