National Newswatch

No, Justin Trudeau didn’t get Trump edited out of ‘Home Alone 2’

Dec 27 2019 — Daniel Dale — President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday night about a matter that had been percolating in pro-Trump media circles all day: the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. editing him out of “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.” Trump made a cameo appearance — about seven seconds long — in the beloved 1992 Christmas comedy. But his supporters noticed […]

U.S. will continue trade talks with Canada if deadline missed, Trump’s top negotiator says

Sep 25 2018 — Daniel Dale — The Trump administration will continue trade negotiations with Canada even if there is no deal by the U.S.-imposed deadline of this weekend, President Donald Trump’s top trade official said Tuesday. In a largely pessimistic public appearance, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Canada is “running out of time” to sign on to a trade deal […]

Bombshell leak to Toronto Star upends NAFTA talks: In secret ‘so insulting’ remarks, Trump says he isn’t compromising at all with Canada

Aug 31 2018 — Daniel Dale — High-stakes trade negotiations between Canada and the U.S. were dramatically upended on Friday morning by inflammatory secret remarks from President Donald Trump, after the remarks were obtained by the Toronto Star. In remarks Trump wanted to be “off the record,” Trump told Bloomberg News reporters on Thursday, according to a source, that he is not […]

Trump wants to split NAFTA negotiation, make separate deals with Canada and Mexico

Jun 5 2018 — Daniel Dale — U.S. President Donald Trump wants to “quickly” split NAFTA negotiations in two, holding separate rather than joint talks with Canada and Mexico and pursuing separate two-country deals rather than trying to update the three-country North American pact, Trump’s top economic adviser said Tuesday. Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, said the Trump administration […]