Comey tweets support for Canada after Trump attacks Trudeau
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Former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyBolton book sells 780,000 copies in first week, set to surpass 1M copies printed The Seila Law case: Liberty and political firing A new age of lies? MORE tweeted his support for Canada late Saturday after President TrumpDonald John Trump Trump responds to calls to tear down monuments with creation of 'National Garden' of statues Trump: Children are taught in school to 'hate their own country' Trump accuses those tearing down statues of wanting to 'overthrow the American Revolution' MORE attacked Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

“Our national security relationship with Canada is vital and saves American lives. It was built over generations and is bigger than any person or dispute. This too shall pass,” Comey tweeted, including a photo of him at Canada’s Parliament Hill.

Comey has been highly critical of Trump since the president fired him last year, including in his new book “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership.”

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Trump attacked Trudeau in a pair of tweets Saturday after leaving the Group of Seven (G-7) summit, claiming that Trudeau made “false statements” at a news conference and calling the prime minister “very dishonest and weak.”

Trump also said the U.S. would not endorse the joint communique signed by the other G-7 member countries, after Trudeau had said all countries signed it, and appeared to threaten more tariffs against Canada.

 

The Canadian leader had said at a press conference that his country wouldn’t be “pushed around” by the U.S. over Trump’s recent decision to impose stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the nation.