By: Harold G. Bailey,
Monday, February 13, 2017: – President Trump continued his meeting with Foreign leaders when he met Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau at the White House today. At a joint news conference after their White House meeting, the two leaders reaffirmed each others commitment to “the special relationship which exists between both countries.”
The two leaders discussed trade, domestic and International security, as well as Jobs and immigration issues. Trudeau noted that “both countries have benefited from the over $2B trade between the countries. During the campaign, Trump repeatedly said he would renegotiate NAFTA, the trade agreement between the US, Canada, and Mexico.
Neither leader made any reference to the trade pact at the news conference, and Trudeau said that trade between the countries have provided good paying middle class jobs in both countries
The meeting followed one with the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe which ended at a Dinner at the president’s estate in Florida this past weekend. He will meet with Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu tomorrow.