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Canada Freeland meets U.S. Senate committee

22:12  13 june  2018
22:12  13 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

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This document provides a brief description of each committee meeting and hearing scheduled to take place today, and on days thereafter. Nomination Hearings. Read Senate Judiciary Committee hearing transcripts for Supreme Court nominees.

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  Freeland meets U.S. Senate committee © Provided by thecanadianpress.com WASHINGTON - Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is meeting with the influential U.S. Senate foreign relations committee in Washington and is expected to give a major foreign policy speech later today.

She's the first Canadian politician to set foot in Washington following the Trump administration's personal attacks on Justin Trudeau this past weekend at the end of the G7 summit.

The committee's Republican chair, Sen. Bob Corker, is trying to gather support for legislation that would give U.S. Congress, not the president, the authority to impose tariffs under the national security clause of U.S. trade law.

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Since that historic visit, the U . S . Senate foreign relations committee has been grilling Pompeo on his nomination to replace Rex Tillerson, who was fired by Trump. Freeland was recently in Japan and South Korea to meet her counterparts there and to hear first-hand about the latest developments in

President Donald Trump has used the executive authority to impose potentially crippling steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico, the European Union and Japan.

Canada and its allies plan to impose retaliatory action by the end of the month on a broad range of consumer goods.

Trudeau incurred Trump's Twitter wrath when he reiterated Canada's opposition to the tariffs at the end of the G7 summit in Quebec on the weekend.

Canada welcomes U.S. comments on its steel not posing a threat .
Canada welcomes comments that U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made on Wednesday to the effect that Canadian steel does not pose a direct security threat, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland told reporters. The U.S. administration last month imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum from a number of nations, citing security reasons. Ross, speaking to a U.S. Senate committee, said Washington was most concerned about overall steel imports."I welcome Secretary Ross's remarks. I was pleased to see, according to reports, Secretary Ross acknowledged that Canadian steel does not pose a security threat to the United States ...

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