Transcript for Trump heads to the G7 Summit
We're gonna start with the G-7 economic summit. That is getting off to an awkward start today president trump and now. In a bitter feud with US allies over trade had a president is heading to Canada this morning together with the same leaders he'd been publicly sparring with. And he plans to leave early the dispute and a possible trade war could have. Our ranging consequences on US consumers ABC's today Norman has the latest from Washington good morning to neck. Guys good morning and happy Friday to a growing concerns of a trade war tensions are already high between the US in close allies and now at least one is threatening to isolate the US. Run verses Trudeau. But I don't think. No descending into insults is is right for for for the weekend engages with the world it's not uncommon for the president to call out enemies on Twitter but it's not every day he's criticizing the leader of one of our closest allies by name. Writing prime minister Trudeau is being sewing dig it. Bringing up their relationship that the US and Canada had over the many years in all sorts of things but he doesn't bring up the fact that they charges up to 300%. On dairy hurting our farmers killing our agriculture the diplomatic spat between leaders of neighboring countries heating up merely hours before meeting face to face. Leaders of the group of seven rich nations or the G-7. Already anticipated to clash over new US tariffs on steel and aluminum which they call unacceptable and insulting. All that stoking fears of a trade war but the truck administration downplaying the disagreements. It may be disagreements. I regard this as. Much like a family quarrel and the president America first agenda could be threatening to leave America alone. The US is also at odds with allies on issues like climate in Iran French president ammonium crumb tweeting. The American president may not mind being isolated but neither do we much in signing a six country agreement if need be. Send news it was she got that Huskies saying if it has to be G six plus one out so be it. And we are very pleased to stand by France and. Or other allies. And as if tensions were already high the White House announced president trump will be leaving that summit early to head to Singapore to meet with Kim Jung un. And that means he'll miss sessions on climate change and the environment Kennison I am. Yeah a lot of people calling it the G six plus one. Because of that you may Norman thank you.
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