What kind of game is Trump playing with Canada?

Editor's note: A version of this post was originally published at my Patreon account on 6 Jun

The latest news out of the White House is from Larry Kudlow touting the likelihood of ending NAFTA and negotiating with Mexico and Canada on a bilateral basis. I have long felt this was the endgame on NAFTA and that Canada was the country to watch on trade.
Canada is a stalking horse
Back in February, I was talking about this during an appearance on CBC's On The Money program. I posted in the aftermath of that media appearance. Here's the link.  What's most relevant is this part:
US President Trump has said he favors bilateral trade agreements. But, so far he has relented and decided to re-negotiate NAFTA on a trilateral basis. If the trilateral talks fail, two-party negotiations could ...


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