The following is an excerpt from RYAN STRUYK | April 25, 2017 | abcnews.go.com |
President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that the United States 'will not stand for' Canadian dairy trade policies that hurt American dairy farm exports, adding that the rules have "made business for our dairy farmers in Wisconsin and other border states very difficult."
Canada has made business for our dairy farmers in Wisconsin and other border states very difficult. We will not stand for this. Watch!
It's the third time in the last week that Trump has bashed America's northern neighbor and close ally for its rules on imported dairy products.
"In Canada, what they've done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace. It's a disgrace," Trump said in the Oval Office last week, as the President welcomed union leaders, steel workers and CEOs of steel companies for the signing of the memorandum ordering an investigation into steel dumping.
Trump made similar remarks in Wisconsin last Tuesday, calling the dairy trade relationship between the United States and Canada "very, very unfair."
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