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John McCain Rips Trump on G-7 Move

John McCain Rips Trump on G-7 Move
U.S. Sen. John McCain. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
 

By    |   Saturday, 09 June 2018 10:21 PM

Sen. John McCain said Saturday that Americans "stand with" our allies — "even if our president doesn't" — after President Donald Trump told U.S. officials not to endorse the joint communique put out by the Group of Seven leaders after their summit in Quebec.

"To our allies: bipartisan majorities of Americans remain pro-free trade, pro-globalization and supportive of alliances based on 70 years of shared values," the Arizona Republican, who is undergoing treatment for brain cancer, said on Twitter:

After Trump left Canada early for Singapore to prepare for Tuesday's summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, he slammed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's comments at a news conference.

Trudeau said Canada would not be pushed around on trade with the U.S. — and Trump tweeted that his "false statements" were "very dishonest and weak."

President Trump's comments also came under fire from the top Democrats in Congress, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California.

They took to Twitter:

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Sen. John McCain said Saturday that Americans "stand with" our allies - "even if our president doesn't" - after President Donald Trump told U.S. officials not to endorse the joint communique put out by the Group of Seven leaders after their summit in Quebec.
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