Justin isn’t the first Trudeau to clash with an American president
by Amanda Coletta (feat. Barbara Martin)
The Washington Post
June 14, 2018
he U.S. president refused to exempt Canada from wide-ranging tariffs and made an error about the volume of the allies' trade in a speech. He later referred to Canada's prime minister by a derogatory term, a broadside that the Canadian leader shrugged off by saying he had “been called worse things by better people.”
The prime minister was Pierre Trudeau. The president was Richard Nixon.
Since President Trump’s blistering attack this week on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Pierre’s son, fears of irreparable damage to one of the world's most enduring country-to-country partnerships have reemerged.