"My job was to send a signal of strength", Navarro said at a conference in Washington hosted by the Wall Street Journal. "The problem was that in conveying that message I used language that was inappropriate". "That was my mistake, those were my words".
At the summit's conclusion on Saturday, Trudeau reiterated that Ottawa was prepared to retaliate against the new tariffs if the United States did not back down, and said Canadians "would not be pushed around".
Trump says Trudeau "probably didn't know that Air Force 1 has about 20 televisions".
Trump addressed the fight with Trudeau during a press conference following the North Korea summit, suggesting average Canadians will pay the price. "It's kind of insulting". He blamed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's statement afterward that Canada would not be "pushed around".
Last Friday, Trump - feeling slighted by Trudeau, who took a tough stance toward USA tariffs by saying he wouldn't tolerate being "pushed around" - launched an attack via Twitter, calling the leader "dishonest" and "weak". He reiterated this sentiment on Tuesday in an interview with ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos.
Kudlow later suffered a "very mild" heart attack, the White House said Monday, but was in good condition. "That was a mistake".
"He'll learn that's going to cost a lot of money for the people of Canada".
Trump is targeting Canada's supply management system for dairy and poultry as unfair, even though the US runs a $333 million trade surplus with Canada on dairy and a $1.9 billion trade surplus in agriculture and agi-food.
Heyman added he's "of course ... embarrassed" about Trump's behavior during the G-7 meeting, arguing the United States "was doing everything it could do to disrupt this meeting".
"We have been encouraging the federal government to engage with China on free-trade talks because there is such significant potential in that market", said Bilous.
Trump advisers also took up the attack in appearances on Sunday's news shows, leveling more withering and unprecedented criticism against Trudeau, branding him a back-stabber unworthy of Trump's time.
"There's a lot of concern being expressed about where this might go", Easter said as he entered the House of Commons.
G7 allies seemed as perplexed as Canada at the sudden diplomatic row, and Germany and France accused Mr Trump of destroying trust and acting inconsistently.
Dairy has emerged as the latest flashpoint between the US and Canada as they renegotiate the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement.