Newspaper article The Canadian Press

In His Own Words: Text of Trump's Latest Complaints about Canadian Trade

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

In His Own Words: Text of Trump's Latest Complaints about Canadian Trade

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Text of Trump's complaints about Canada

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WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump took several shots at Canada again Thursday, complaining about its trade practices in several areas. He made the remarks during a ceremony in the Oval Office where he signed an executive order related to steel.

In his own words:

"I want to just add -- I wasn't going to do this, but I was in Wisconsin the other day, and I want to end by saying that Canada, what they've done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace. It's a disgrace.

"I spent time with some of the farmers in Wisconsin, and, as you know, rules, regulations, different things have changed. And our farmers in Wisconsin and New York State are being put out of business, our dairy farmers. And that also includes what's happening along our northern border states with Canada, having to do with lumber and timber. …

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