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US-Canada Relations / Trump on Trade / A Discussion #1122032

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 15, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A CNN "Keeping Them Honest" look at what President Trump said about trade with Canada & Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced. [On NBC on Wednesday, voice of TRUMP - says Trudeau told him the US has no trade deficit with Canada so he told him he was wrong.] Past arguments between presidents & prime ministers over trade outlined; report cited on a US trade surplus with Canada. Trump tweet today that we have a trade deficit with Canada quoted. [Today, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - states there is a trade deficit with Canada.] The facts & not facts about a trade deficit cited. What Trump said about Japan & cars & bowling balls quoted & how there is really no bowling ball test noted. [SANDERS - says Trump was joking.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; New York: Christiane Amanpour) The troubling message of making up facts being sent from the White House to world leaders as we move into hard negotiations {North Korea, Iran}, how this flouts the world of working governance, thus there is a "Trump factor," the major upcoming talks with North Korea's Kim Jong Un discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Amanpour, Christiane

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