This file photo taken on February 13, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Photo: Agence France-Presse

‘I had no idea’: Trump boasts he made up trade statistics in negotiations with Canada’s Trudeau

At fundraising dinner, Trump told guests that he simply told Trudeau he was wrong about the US having a trade surplus with Canada – a fact supported by the US trade office

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This file photo taken on February 13, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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