Trump Cuts Canada From NAFTA, Threatens Congress In Unhinged Statement

Someone needs to stop the president ASAP.

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Just days after the president threw a fit because his off-the-record comments insulting Canada on trade were leaked, Donald Trump has decided to double down and make matters even worse. While the nation mourned during the funeral of Republican Senator John McCain, our unhinged POTUS decided to try and take some attention away from the American war hero and botch relations with our ally even further.

Earlier today, Trump ignored McCain’s funeral and made a crazy statement about how there was no need to keep Canada in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) before directly threatening Congress not to get involved or else he would kill NAFTA altogether. In a tweet, Trump said:

There is no political necessity to keep Canada in the new NAFTA deal. If we don’t make a fair deal for the U.S. after decades of abuse, Canada will be out. Congress should not interfere w/ these negotiations or I will simply terminate NAFTA entirely & we will be far better off.

Remember, NAFTA was one of the WORST Trade Deals ever made. The U.S. lost thousands of businesses and millions of jobs. We were far better off before NAFTA – should never have been signed. Even the Vat Tax was not accounted for. We make new deal or go back to pre-NAFTA!”

This is NOT a good look for the United States as Trump further damaged our relationship with our allies. The fact that Trump decided to do this on the day of McCain’s funeral, no less, proves that he just cannot stand when the media covers anyone else but him.

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