Justin Trudeau, like any other politician in his position, basically has to take a tough trade stance against Donald Trump. And that’s exactly what he’s doing; Trudeau, the free trader, has announced protectionist counter-measures against America.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, pictured on May 31, heading to the National Press Theatre where they outlined $16-billion in retaliatroy measures aimed at the U.S., after President Donald Trump announced tariffs on the import of Canadian aluminum and steel. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OAKVILLE, ONT.—I can sympathize with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s current NAFTA problem, since it reminds of me of a trade dilemma I once faced while working on a Republican Senatorial primary campaign.
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