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Canada Freeland meets U.S. Senate committee

22:12  13 june  2018
22:12  13 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

Canada's foreign affairs minister heads to Washington amid trade feud with Trump

  Canada's foreign affairs minister heads to Washington amid trade feud with Trump Canada's foreign affairs minister is heading to Washington to once again push the country's anti-tariff, pro-NAFTA message. It is the first visit by a high-profile cabinet member since the trade feud with the United States erupted. Today marks the first visit by a high-profile minister to the United States since President Donald Trump launched his blistering attacks against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canadians at large.

This document provides a brief description of each committee meeting and hearing scheduled to take place today, and on days thereafter. Nomination Hearings. Read Senate Judiciary Committee hearing transcripts for Supreme Court nominees.

Once the Commerce Committee receives a nomination referral, nominees are asked to supply additional information and meet with committee members and staff. Under U . S . Senate rules, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation has responsibility and jurisdiction for over

  Freeland meets U.S. Senate committee © Provided by thecanadianpress.com WASHINGTON - Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is meeting with the influential U.S. Senate foreign relations committee in Washington and is expected to give a major foreign policy speech later today.

She's the first Canadian politician to set foot in Washington following the Trump administration's personal attacks on Justin Trudeau this past weekend at the end of the G7 summit.

The committee's Republican chair, Sen. Bob Corker, is trying to gather support for legislation that would give U.S. Congress, not the president, the authority to impose tariffs under the national security clause of U.S. trade law.

Freeland calls tariffs 'absurd' in Washington

  Freeland calls tariffs 'absurd' in Washington Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland ventured Wednesday into the heart of the U.S. Capitol, where she denounced the Trump administration's steel and aluminum tariffs as absurd. Freeland reiterated Canada's opposition to the tariffs after meeting with the influential U.S. Senate foreign relations committee in Washington.

This document provides a brief description of each committee meeting and hearing scheduled to take place today, and on days thereafter. Nomination Hearings. Read Senate Judiciary Committee hearing transcripts for Supreme Court nominees.

Since that historic visit, the U . S . Senate foreign relations committee has been grilling Pompeo on his nomination to replace Rex Tillerson, who was fired by Trump. Freeland was recently in Japan and South Korea to meet her counterparts there and to hear first-hand about the latest developments in

President Donald Trump has used the executive authority to impose potentially crippling steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico, the European Union and Japan.

Canada and its allies plan to impose retaliatory action by the end of the month on a broad range of consumer goods.

Trudeau incurred Trump's Twitter wrath when he reiterated Canada's opposition to the tariffs at the end of the G7 summit in Quebec on the weekend.

Pot legalization battle brewing as government rejects key Senate change .
The federal government is rejecting several Senate changes to its cannabis legalization bill, setting the stage for a possible showdown between the Senate and the House of Commons. The Senate has proposed 46 amendments to The Cannabis Act, and while the government is accepting some of them, it is passing on several major ones.According to the House's order paper, the changes the government plans to reject include:Affirming the provinces' right to ban home cultivation of marijuana. Banning branded promotional items such as T-shirts and hats that display logos of marijuana producers.

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