Trump praises the incoming Mexican president as an absolute gentleman, & # 039; then threatens Canada

Trump said that any agreement with Mexico should take care of American auto workers and farmers, but praised the new president of Mexico calling him "an absolute gentleman."

President Donald Trump said Friday that a trade agreement with Mexico "is going very well."

But he threatened Canada with automatic tariffs if EE. UU And Canada can not forge a deal.

Trump seemed to be referring to efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States. UU., Mexico and Canada in his tweet of his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.

He said that any agreement with Mexico should take care of American car workers and farmers, but he praised the new president of Mexico and called him "an absolute gentleman."

Trump said that any agreement with Mexico should take care of American auto workers and farmers, but praised the new president of Mexico calling him "an absolute gentleman."

President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador (pictured) seems to have established a friendly relationship with Trump since winning national elections in July.

President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador (pictured) seems to have established a friendly relationship with Trump since winning national elections in July.

Trump said any agreement with Mexico should take care of American auto workers and farmers, but he praised the new president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (pictured), calling him "an absolute gentleman".

The electoral tribunal of Mexico certified on Wednesday the electoral victory of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on July 1.

The president-elect seems to have established a relationship with Trump after promising to improve Mexico's economy and security when he takes office in December.

Trump's relationship with Canada, however, has been much less friendly, a fact that stood out on Friday with a presidential tweet (Oictured: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau)

Trump's relationship with Canada, however, has been much less friendly, a fact that stood out on Friday with a presidential tweet (Oictured: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau)

Trump's relationship with Canada, however, has been much less friendly, a fact that stood out on Friday with a presidential tweet (Oictured: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau)

"There will be many changes," Obrador wrote in a seven-page letter sent to Trump last month.

"And in this new atmosphere of progress with well-being, I am sure we can reach agreements to face together the phenomenon of migration and the problem of border insecurity."

Days later, Trump responded by praising his new Mexican counterpart and noted that the two men achieved electoral success by providing a clear vision to make our countries stronger and better. "

Trump's relationship with Canada, however, has been much less friendly, a fact that was highlighted on Friday with a presidential tweet.

"Canada must wait," Trump told Twitter. & # 39; Your tariffs and trade barriers are too high. You will tax the cars if we can not make a deal!

Canada responded with a statement on Friday night, saying: "Our approach has not changed. We will continue to defend Canadian interests as we work towards a modernized trilateral NAFTA agreement.

"Our focus has not changed," Canada responded with a statement on Friday. "We will continue to defend the interests of Canada as we work towards a modernized trilateral NAFTA agreement"

Trump seemed to be referring to efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States. UU., Mexico and Canada (In the image: automotive workers in Marysville, Ohio on Thursday, December 21, 2017).

Trump seemed to be referring to efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States. UU., Mexico and Canada (In the image: automotive workers in Marysville, Ohio on Thursday, December 21, 2017).

Trump seemed to be referring to efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States. UU., Mexico and Canada (In the image: automotive workers in Marysville, Ohio on Thursday, December 21, 2017).

Adam Austen, spokesman for the Chancellor of Canada, added: "We are happy that Mexico and the United States continue to solve their bilateral problems." It's the only way to reach an agreement. "

Trump has repeatedly attacked Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on economic issues such as tariffs and trade policy.

In June, Trump called the prime minister "dishonest" and "weak" after a controversial G7 summit in Canada.

Trudeau had criticized the president for the threats he made to impose trade tariffs on Canadian products, evoking a response from Trump through Twitter.

"Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada acted so meekly and moderately during our meetings @ G7 just to give a press conference after I left saying that" US tariffs. UU They were a bit insulting "and that" it's not going to be avoided. "Very dishonest and weak, our tariffs are in response to their 270% in dairy products!", Wrote Trump.

Trudeau has criticized the president in the past for his threats to impose trade tariffs on Canadian products (pictured: Farmhand Louie Knolle pours apples into a washing machine before being pressed into apple cider at Clarkdale Fruit Farms on September 30, 2015 )

Trudeau has criticized the president in the past for his threats to impose trade tariffs on Canadian products (pictured: Farmhand Louie Knolle pours apples into a washing machine before being pressed into apple cider at Clarkdale Fruit Farms on September 30, 2015 )

Trudeau has criticized the president in the past for his threats to impose trade tariffs on Canadian products (pictured: Farmhand Louie Knolle pours apples into a washing machine before being pressed into apple cider at Clarkdale Fruit Farms on September 30, 2015 )

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