A formal complaint by the EU at the WTO in Geneva is expected tomorrow, Friday.
In joint statement the French minister and German finance minister, Bruno la Marie and Peter Altamira, said they regretted the “unilateral decision” taken by the White House and backed the European Commission’s retaliatory response.
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Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau is expected to speak at 1.30pm ET. In the meantime, we have Kathleen Wynne, the premier of Ontario, who has called Trump a “bully”, describing him as a “man who simply does not seem to get that his bluster and his bullying are costing real people real jobs”.