Trump wrongly accused Canada of torching White House in War of 1812

Mexico has published the tariffs it is imposing on products imported from the USA in response to the Trump administration's duties on Mexican steel and aluminium.

President Donald Trump accused Canada of burning down the White House during the War of 1812, according to a new report.

The historical faux pas could be explained by the fact that the act was in retaliation to America's attack on York, Ontario - a British colony that eventually became Canada.

According to CNN, the comments came during a call between Trump and Trudeau discussing U.S.

In Washington, Trump economic advisor Larry Kudlow told reporters that Trump would press ahead with global tariffs on steel, and allies including Canada and the European Union should not expect exemptions.

The top Trump aide spoke hours after the WTO circulated formal complaints from Canada and the European Union against steep tariffs imposed by the US last week. About 16 percent of all US exports go across the southern border, while about 80 percent of all Mexico exports are bought by the U.S.

In its initial reaction to the new USA tariffs on May 31, Mexico had said it would keep its retaliatory levies in place till the US government rolled back its decision.

The veteran financial guru and former Ronald Reagan adviser also once again called trade tensions shadowing the G-7 conference beginning Friday "a family quarrel" and said Trump will meet one-on-one with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron at the summit.

Apparently the Smithsonian Institute agrees with the President, publishing an article titled, "Today We Celebrate the Time Canada Burned Down the White House". USA stocks were trading higher on Wednesday.

When asked whether or not they think Trump's actions will cause a trade war, 62 percent of participants said it is likely, with 20 percent saying that result is unlikely and 19 percent stating they had no opinion.

The Economy Secretariat (SE) published a full list of the USA products that will be affected by the new protectionist measures in the government's official gazette, with tariffs ranging between 5% and 25%.

"I know we're going to have some very, very frank conversations quite clearly around the table", Trudeau told Global TV in an interview, adding he would convey Canada's displeasure over the metal tariffs personally when he met Trump in Quebec.

The group says that there are 110,000 U.S. jobs directly tied to U.S. pork exports to Mexico as well as to other countries. -Canada relationship - as well as the effort by Canadian politicians of different stripes to appear united when they press Washington on trade issues.

Adding to the uncertainty is European anger over Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the worldwide nuclear agreement with Iran.

Pork-exporting Iowa is one example of a state that could be hurt by the Trump administration's decision and the ensuing tit-for-tat measures.

"The United States economy is growing".