Trump tweeted: "Canada has treated our Agricultural business and Farmers very poorly for a very long period of time. I think that we've had a massive effort on tax reform in the United States which has had a incredible impact on the USA economy", Mnuchin said.
The dragging on of the NAFTA talks was a key reason behind the USA move to target Canada and Mexico, but given the importance of that trade agreement to the continent's economy, neither US neighbour was deterred.
Mexico, Canada, EU and China announced they will retaliate against the United States with tariffs of their own.
The memo, citing outside studies, adds the possible job losses from tariffs both threatened and enacted by the administration, plus a possible USA withdrawal from NAFTA, the trade agreement with Canada and Mexico.
Canada retaliated for the tariffs Thursday with $16.6 billion worth of "countermeasures" that hit a range of products from flat-rolled steel to playing cards, while Mexico also plans tariffs on a variety of USA products, including flat steel.
He also imposed a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports.
"The idea that we [Canada] are somehow a national security threat to the United States is quite frankly insulting and unacceptable", the Canadian prime minister said.
Prime Minister Trudeau says he will work with companies hit hard by what he calls "ridiculous" tariffs. "So it's not like the trade is imbalanced against the US favor on this one", Trudeau said.
Later this week, Trump is due to visit Canada for the Trudeau-hosted G7 summit, which will take place at a remote luxury resort in La Malbaie, Quebeca, and where he will meet with leaders of Germany, Italy, France, UK and Japan.
Canadian officials and much of USA industry consider this a poison pill and Trudeau said no meeting occurred as a result.
"There are better ways to help American workers and consumers".
"We must find a way to get out of this", German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz told reporters following the meeting.
Mr Trump has said the tariffs are needed to protect United States steel and aluminium industries vital to the nation's security.
Juncker said that the European Union "believes these unilateral U.S. tariffs are unjustified and at odds with World Trade Organization rules". Mr Trudeau said Canada would respond with dollar-for-dollar retaliatory tariffs, and said a proposed meeting with Mr Trump to potentially secure a Nafta deal collapsed after Vice-President Mike Pence called and insisted the meeting was conditional on adding a sunset clause.
Most Kashmiris support the rebels' cause while also participating in civilian street protests against Indian control. Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah targeted Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti following the incident.
Germany is now the top European auto exporter, with more than 650,000 vehicles being imported to the United States in 2017. Together, the VW, Porsche , Daimler and BMW plants directly employ almost 50,000 people in the United States.
The emergency button is part of a new "safety center" menu created to help passengers if something goes wrong during their trip. The company revealed a "flying car" concept aircraft at its second annual Uber Elevate Summit earlier this month.
A similar national security argument was used when Trump placed steep tariffs on aluminum and steel imports in March. The decision included a worldwide 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports.
It purportedly had the phone numbers of more than 100 bookies, the name of a Bollywood celebrity, contractors and builders. Jalan is believed to be linked to wanted fugitive Dawood Ibrahim and several other worldwide bookies.
Bloomberg notes that Apple's long-promised parental controls will likely be tied into iOS 12's Digital Health feature, too. While we will be seeing new software updates including the iOS 12, there are also leaks about a few hardware products.
The West Indies have stormed to victory in the Hurricane Relief T20 fundraiser, claiming a 72-run win over the World XI at Lords. Prolific Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik will also feature along with 17-year-old Nepalese spin sensation Sandeep Lamichhane.
According to Paris United , the north London club is set to sign 17-year-old midfielder Yacine Adli from the Ligue 1 champions. But, with only 12 months remaining on his current contract, the Welshman will be sold if he does not agree an extension.
Serena fights back to down Barty in second round
However, the 36-year-old rallied, breaking twice in the second set and then once in the third to win in one hour and 48 minutes. Third-seeded Garbine Muguruza of Spain has crushed Samantha Stosur 6-0, 6-2 to advance to the fourth round of the French Open .
Google 'to end' Pentagon Artificial Intelligence project
The system is called Maven, and a new report's surfaced suggesting that Google's made a decision to cease its involvement with it. The Outline has contacted Google for comment as to why there is not a similar ban on the military use of Google Earth.
Spain PM admits defeat ahead of no-confidence vote
Sanchez and his party are staunch supporters of the European Union and the euro currency shared by 19 European Union nations. Rajoy became Spain's first sitting prime minister to give evidence at trial when he was called as a witness previous year .
3 takeaways from Game 1 vs. Warriors
And then tonight in the Finals on the biggest stage, when our team played well, played our ass off - man, it ain't right. The Cavs' forward was called for a foul while contesting the shot and then began jawing with Green afterward.
North Koreans to deliver letter to Trump
Trump recently cancelled the meeting in response to a strongly-worded statement from Pyongyang directed at his administration. Upon arrival, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly ushered the North Koreans into the Oval Office to meet the president.
Teens are abandoning Facebook in dramatic numbers, study finds
Others who found social media harmful cited the potential for online bullying , spreading of false information and addiction. In 2015, Instagram was a distant second to Facebook , with 20 percent of teens, and Snapchat came in third with 11 percent.
Eurozone Inflation At 13-Month High; Meets ECB Target
The Italian Stock Exchange lost 10% of its value in May, and yield on Italian bonds this week rose to levels last seen in 2014. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong slipped 1.5 per cent to 30,034.07 and the Shanghai Composite index fell 1.6 per cent to 3,072.76.
Trey Gowdy Dismisses Trump’s FBI Spygate Claims
Axios first reported that Trump pressured Sessions to reverse his recusal from the Russian Federation probe multiple times . He says if Sessions leaves or is ousted, it would likely be seen as political interference with Mueller's investigation.