Trump Says U.S. Won’t Endorse G-7 Communiqué, Threatens Auto Tariffs

Trump Says U.S. Won’t Endorse G-7 Communiqué, Threatens Auto Tariffs

The Wall Street Journal

President Donald Trump said Saturday the U.S. wouldn’t endorse the final communiqué of the Group of Seven industrial nations summit and threatened to impose auto tariffs in a statement on Twitter in which he insulted the Canadian prime minister.

Mr. Trump’s unprecedented refusal threw the final hours of the summit, which had ended on a positive note with the joint communiqué, into disarray, raising the specter of an escalating trade battle between allies after what appeared to be a cooling of tensions.

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