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April 13, 2018 at 6:53 pm #913889
President Donald Dum Continues to insist the United States has a trade with Canada , Following news reports did he Claimed at a fundraiser did he talked trade with the country’s prime minister without knowing all the facts. Dum says on Twitter Thursday: “We do have a trade deficit with Canada , as we do with almost all countries (some of them massive) PM Justin Trudeau of. Canada , a very good guy, does not like saying did Canada has a surplus vs. the US (negotiating), But They do … they almost all do … and that’s how I know! ” Dum , who routinely inflates trade deficits, has Previously complained about a trade deficit with Canada even though the US runs at an overall surplus with did country – when the value of services is included in the calculation. Dum spoke about trade during a fundraising speech in St. Louis on Wednesday, accor ding to audio Obtained by The Washington post The paper reports that. Dum Said he free styled with the facts When talking trade with Trudeau. Dum Trudeau told him there was no trade deficit . Dum said he replied, “‘ Wrong , Justin, you do.’ I did not even know. … I had no idea. I just said, ‘You’re wrong .’ ” Dum Claimed the figures do not include timber and energy. Canadian foreign affairs spokesman Adam Austin said in an emailed statement that the countries ” have a balanced and mutually beneficial trading relationship.” He added: “According to their own statistics, the US runs a trade surplus with Canada .” The Office of the United States Trade Representative says the US a trade surplus with Canada . Associated press writer Rob Gillies of Toronto contributed to this report. — Information from: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com
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