Donald Trump to use G7 summit to resolve trade disputes

L-R: European Council President Donald Tusk, British Prime Minister Theresa May, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President Donald Trump, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker pose for a family photo at the G7 Summit in the Charlevoix city of La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada, June 8, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Vastavam web: President Donald Trump said today he wants to use the G7 summit to resolve what he called unfair trade deals with US allies.”Looking forward to straightening out unfair Trade Deals with the G-7 countries. If it doesn’t happen, we come out even better!,” Trump wrote as part of a blast of early morning tweets ahead of the meeting today and tomorrow in Canada.

America’s closest allies are bracing for a showdown with Trump at the G7 summit, as anger at being slapped with trade tariffs by their most powerful member threatened to split the club.Much of his fellow members’ anger stems from Trump’s recent imposition of tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.