UK’s parliament bursts into laughter after prime minister is asked ‘Trudeau or Trump?’

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The United Kingdom’s House of Commons burst into laughter on Monday after Conservative MP Crispin Blunt asked Prime Minister Theresa May to choose between President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, asking: “Trudeau or Trump?”

“I’m not sure what activity he’s asking me to undertake with either,” May said amid laughter. 

{mosads}Another member of parliament can be heard in a video of the exchange, yelling, “Kiss, marry?”

“Moreover if one was being really pedantic, one would have to say that the honorable gentleman’s question did not contain a main verb,” House of Commons Speaker John Bercow chimed in. 

The moment of levity comes amid increased trade tensions between the U.S. and Canada. 

Trump announced on Saturday that he would not sign the standard Group of Seven communique at the end of the summit — after Trudeau announced that all of the group’s members had come to an agreement. 

Trump went on to threaten further tariffs against Canada and accused Trudeau of making false statements. 

“Based on Justin’s false statements at his news conference, and the fact that Canada is charging massive Tariffs to our U.S. farmers, workers and companies, I have instructed our U.S. Reps not to endorse the Communique as we look at Tariffs on automobiles flooding the U.S. Market!” the president tweeted. 

May paid tribute to Trudeau in Parliament on Monday, citing his work to organize the summit in Quebec last week. 

“I want to pay a particular tribute to Prime Minister Trudeau for his leadership and skilful chairing, which enabled us after two days of negotiation between leaders to agree actions and a shared approach on some of the most pressing challenges facing the international community and our citizens,” she said. 

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