It is being reported that Canada is considering retaliating against Trump by trying to impose sanctions against him. Specifically, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland is saying she will not rule out potential retaliatory sanctions against the Trump Organization in response to President Trump’s recently announced tariffs.
Freeland was asked this by a Canadian lawmaker during a question period during a press conference on Tuesday whether the Canadian government has considered sanctions targeting Trump’s businesses, but excluding the American people in retaliation to Trump’s tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from Canada.
Although Freeland added that the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration against Canada, Mexico, and other nations are “illegal” and “unjustified” she also confirmed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s criticism by saying President Trump’s national security justification is insulting.
The Hill reported further on the Canadian retaliation sanctions:
“Freeland was asked by a Canadian lawmaker during a question period Tuesday whether the nation’s government has considered sanctions targeting Trump’s businesses, rather than the American people, in response to Trump’s tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, according to the Canadian magazine Maclean’s.
Freeland did not reject the idea, saying that the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration against Canada, Mexico and other nations are “illegal” and “unjustified,” according to the magazine. She also echoed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s criticism, saying Trump’s national security justification is an insult to Canadians.
“We are now in a consultation period. We welcome ideas from all Canadians on what should and what should not be in our retaliation list,” she added, according to Maclean’s.
The politician who posed the initial question, Regina-Lewvan MP Erin Weir, invoked the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act as a way to sanction foreign nationals.
“It is an interesting one, given President Trump’s alleged ties with Russia,” Weir said, according to the magazine. “I can see how it would be seen as a radical measure, but we are confronted with a radical reality from the Trump administration.”
Maclean’s notes that the law Weir cites is most commonly utilized for foreigners responsible for human rights violations. It allows the government to enforce travel bans and asset freezes.
The possibility of sanctions against the Trump Organization comes amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and Canada. After the Group of Seven summit, Trump and members of his administration attacked Trudeau after the prime minister said in a press conference he may impose retaliatory tariffs against the U.S.
Trump said he would not sign the G-7 agreement and called Trudeau “weak” and “dishonest.” Canada’s House of Commons on Monday responded by unanimously condemning the administration.”
The ideas of sanctions against the Trump administration come after rising tensions between the U.S. and Canada. Especially after the Group of Seven summit where Trump and members of his administration voiced opinions of Trudeau after the prime minister said in a press conference he may impose retaliatory tariffs against the U.S.
The truth here is that the Canadian government wants to start a war against the Trump administration because they already impose tariffs on American products. Even though NAFTA is in place they still get away with tariffs, but they complain if we do the same to them.
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President Trump Announced How He Just Got Mexico To Pay For The Wall
When President Trump said he would have Mexico pay for the wall on our southern border, he meant it. He just announced how they are going to do it too… through the USMCA (the revision of NAFTA). Which I suspect was the plan all along.
Very early this morning at about 4:38 am, Trump tweeted: “I often stated, “One way or the other, Mexico is going to pay for the Wall.” This has never changed. Our new deal with Mexico (and Canada), the USMCA, is so much better than the old, very costly & anti-USA NAFTA deal, that just by the money we save, MEXICO IS PAYING FOR THE WALL!”
Do you think Facebook should be regulated so they're forced to treat everyone the same, regardless of their political beliefs, considering their size and influence in society?
— Amanda Shea (@TheAmandaShea) December 13, 2018
For those doubters on Twitter (and you will see some of them below), I highly doubt the plan was ever to have Mexico pay for the wall up front. We would fund the wall and recoup the funding from Mexico. I don’t see what is so hard to understand about that. But it seems to be a financial move many can’t seem to grasp and that is beyond their comprehension.
SIGN PETITION DEMANDING TRUMP BUILD THE WALL 75,000 HAVE SIGNED
I fully support that if Congress just won’t fund the wall, having the military build it through Pentagon funding and then reimbursing them for it. Why? Because it is a national security issue and always has been. That border is a clear and present danger.
Why shouldn’t Trump have Mexico pay through the USMCA? And why all the negativity from people who are obviously poorly informed and just politically biased? They let their hate for the president dictate all their thoughts and actions rather than looking at the mechanics of the move and the benefits from it. I just don’t get these people. They have not even given this a chance and already they are shooting it down. That’s a leftist for you.
Check out the moves on Twitter over this:
I often stated, “One way or the other, Mexico is going to pay for the Wall.” This has never changed. Our new deal with Mexico (and Canada), the USMCA, is so much better than the old, very costly & anti-USA NAFTA deal, that just by the money we save, MEXICO IS PAYING FOR THE WALL!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 13, 2018
The government didn’t spend or receive money from NAFTA. So unless you’re going to raise taxes, there is no money coming into the government from the new deal.
— pastajoe (@pastajoe5) December 13, 2018
Good, now you can stop bothering Chuck and Nancy about getting our money for it.
— S.Danielle (@sdanielle) December 13, 2018
I am losing faith in you, sir. Why are you asking us taxpayers for 5 billion dollars if the new deal will pay for the wall? You promised that we wouldn’t have to pay for it! Please keep your promise, a free border wall, or I will not vote for you again. #NoWallNoVote pic.twitter.com/eDopbpl7T1
— Ridgely Gibbs (@Patriots4Truth_) December 13, 2018
Also the deal still has to be ratified and approved by Congress which probably won't happen until the end of 2019 Or possibly mid 2020. So you're making promises using money you don't have and may possibly not get. What a shocker Mr. Bankruptcy
— Alan Volante (@VolanteAlan) December 13, 2018
Well wait until that money is coming in and build it then
— Caren Sykes (@misscsykes12) December 13, 2018
I've decided I'm not buying a Maga hat from you, but instead spend the money on drugs. So, now you pay for my drugs.
— Vincent Carmiggelt (@graphincent) December 13, 2018
Great so you don't need a penny from Congress or US Taxpayers then. Let us know when Mexico sends you the check for the $5 billion you want for the first payment on the wall. Until then don't bother Americans for the $.
— (((DeanObeidallah))) (@DeanObeidallah) December 13, 2018
No, this means consumers will pay for the wall.
— Carolyn McClanahan (@CarolynMcC) December 13, 2018
If you buy something that normally costs $1000 on sale for $750, you didn't save $250. You spent $750.
— Cannie Ware (@CannieW) December 13, 2018
— ????????❌TrumpedUp❌???????? (@TrumpedUp20) December 13, 2018
Bait and switch
— Greg Stanton (@GregStanton) December 13, 2018
Jeez… I saw that one coming.
— Honest Abe (@honestpotus16) December 13, 2018
Most of these people don’t seem to get that a great deal of the funding for the wall was approved before Trump started all of this. I have never seen so many people so intent on leaving themselves open to attack. What a bunch of foolish, self-involved individuals. Just sad. Build the wall whatever it takes and do it fast before one of our many enemies gets a chance to severely cripple this nation once again.
Three Clinton Foundation Whistleblowers Will Testify This Coming Week, “Explosive” Allegations to Come…
“With regard to the investigation, which doesn’t get a lot of attention, into the Clinton foundation, the DOJ designated John Huber to look into this. They have 6,000 pages of evidence that they’ve gone through. The foundation raised $2.5 billion, and they’re looking into potential improprieties. What’s next on this investigation?” the Fox News host questioned Congressman Meadows.
“Well, I think for the American people, they want to bring some closure, not just a few sound bites, here or there, so we’re going to be having a hearing this week, not only covering over some of those 6,000 pages that you’re talking about, but hearing directly from three whistleblowers that have actually spent the majority of the last two years investigating this,” Meadows answered.
The Gateway Pundit reports:
Some of the allegations they make are quite explosive, Martha and as we just look at the contributions — now everybody’s focused on the contributions for the Clinton Foundation and what has happened just in the last year, but if you look at it, you know, it had a very strong rise, the minute she was selected as Secretary of State — then it dipped down when she was no longer there and then rose again, when she decided to run for president. So there’s all kinds of allegations of you know, pay-to-play and that kind of thing, “Meadows said.
Take a look:
In the three years following Hillary Clinton’s departure from her position in the State Department, the Clinton Foundation donations dropped by 90%.
The Gateway Pundit writes, “Hillary Clinton left the State Department in 2013 and it looks like nobody wants to pay since she can no longer play.”
Currently, the Clinton Foundation is being put under investigation by the Justice Department and the FBI for a whole plethora of reasons.
The Hill reports that the Clinton Foundation is also being investigated by the IRS in order to find out whether or not any “tax-exempt assets were converted for personal or political use.”
Numerous Clinton emails backing up the idea that the Clinton Foundation was involved in “pay-to-play” schemes during Clinton’s time serving as the head of the Department of State have been found by Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch.
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