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"My mission was to send a very strong signal of strength. the problem was that in conveying that message I used language that was inappropriate", Navarro said at a Wall Street Journal CFO Network conference in Washington.

Trump, who arrived rather late to the summit and left early was contentious and fractious right from the beginning, when he called on the leaders of France, Germany, UK, Japan and Canada to invite back Russian Federation to the fold of the G-7.

The G7 summit came after the Trump administration made a decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union (EU), Canada and Mexico, which had drawn strong opposition from the domestic business community and US major trading partners. The move has been roundly criticized by Canada and the European Union, leading to heightened tensions at last week's summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies - just before Trump left for Singapore and a meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

Larry Kudlow, Trump's top economic adviser, echoed Navarro in a CNN interview also on June 10, saying that Trudeau's comments amounted to a "betrayal". "Kim must not see American weakness".

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His tweet, shortly after leaving Charlevoix in Quebec, came in response to what he claimed were "false statements" by the summit host, Canadian premier Justin Trudeau.

Bizarrely, Trump admitted that he levied the tariffs in response to Canadian dairy protections - not for security reasons - and yet he called Trudeau a liar. "You can't do that".

"I believe this was an important step to show the solidarity and united front of Canada's Parliament against the deliberately divisive actions of the president of the United States after his visit to Canada and the G-7 meetings this weekend", said MP Tracey Ramsey, a member of the New Democratic Party who proposed the motion.

Heyman waged a campaign on Twitter to persuade Navarro to apologize by saying he was contacting USA politicians about his remarks.

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