US against the world:
Trump rejects G7 declaration - and attacks

Countries which met in Canada promised to 'protect fair trade and fight protectionism,' but Trump later says he won't endorse declaration.

Shimon Cohen,

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US President Donald Trump, who is on his way to a summit with Kim Jong-un in Singapore, has rejected the agreement he signed with leaders of G7 countries to fight protectionism - a policy of imposing tariffs on imported goods to boost self-production.

Trump signed the document too - but a few hours later, on an Air Force One flight to Singapore, he tweeted: ”PM Justin Trudeau of Canada acted so meek and mild during our @G7 meetings only to give a news conference after I left saying that, ‘US Tariffs were kind of insulting’ and he ‘will not be pushed around.’"

“Very dishonest & weak,” Trump said. “Our Tariffs are in response to his of 270% on dairy!”

Trump also tweeted, “Based on Justin’s false statements at his news conference, and the fact that Canada is charging massive Tariffs to our U.S. farmers, workers and companies, I have instructed our U.S. Reps not to endorse the Communique as we look at Tariffs on automobiles flooding the U.S. Market!”