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White House attacks Canada on eve of North Korea summit

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Date: 2018-06-10 21:25:16

President Trump flew to Singapore from Canada, where he participated in an especially contentious G7 summit that came after he triggered a trade dispute with several of the US’ closest allies. The quick succession of combative G7 meetings and his arrival in Singapore for a summit with North Korea’s dictator set up a striking contrast best captured by a pair of tweets Trump issued after leaving Canada in which he slammed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as “very dishonest & weak” and reneged on US plans to sign a joint communique with the G7 leaders.