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‘Do not worry about Canada’: Trump’s Leaked Phone Call to Mexican President

Posted August 03, 2017

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Katie Dangerfield – Global News)

As North American leaders get ready to renegotiate NAFTA in the next few weeks, U.S. President Donald Trump has said that Canada is “nothing to worry about,” when it comes to trade.

That’s according to leaked transcripts the Washington Post published Thursday, detailing a phone call made on Jan. 27 between Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto.

In July, the Trump administration released a list of goals for a new trade deal between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. The U.S. said it wants more exports of its dairy products and a freer trade in telecommunications and online purchases (just to name a few). Click here to read more.

Related: Full Transcripts of Trump’s Calls with Mexico and Australia (Washington Post)