"Canadians won't forget Trump's disgraceful treatment of Canada. Our economic partnership has been reaffirmed, but trust can't be rebuilt with the stroke of a pen."
The partial triumph of his demands reaffirms his policy of threatening first, then imposing tariffs, then negotiating after a process of intimidation.
Neither growth nor stability is assured, much less fairness.
Canadian negotiators shouldn’t let themselves be intimidated. Their country’s best interests should guide them, not the interests of the American president and his sidekicks.
Contrary to what Prime Minister Trudeau says repeatedly, the USMCA is not a win-win agreement. We saved the furniture, nothing more.
Washington has apparently understood the criticism that one cannot forget his old friends when battling a big opponent.