During his show on Thursday night, Ezra Levant explained exactly why President Donald Trump ripped into Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his recent speech on the American deficit.
Trump does not mention Canada often, so it came as a surprise when he recounted a discussion about correcting Justin Trudeau's claims about Canadian-American trade. Levant explains that in their discussion, Trump and Trudeau were having a "who is tougher" moment. As we all know, trying to act tougher than Trump is not a smart way to deal with the American president.
When Trudeau told him that the was wrong, Trump was so annoyed that he ended up sending aides to check on what the prime minister was saying. Unfortunately for Trudeau, the aides ended up discovering that Trump was right: the U.S. does have a trade deficit with Canada when including oil and lumber. Trump was so happy that Trudeau had failed at one-upping him, he told a crowd of thousands about what happened just to show him who's boss. Watch the full episode linked to above to get the full story!