Neither Canada's prime minister nor the U.S. secretary of state were showing their diplomatic cards on Friday, February 26, 2021, as the two countries discussed the plight of two Canadians languishing behind bars in China.
Joe Biden granted Justin Trudeau at least one of the items atop his wish list on Tuesday, as they met for the first time as president and prime minister: a pledge to help get two Canadians out of a Chinese prison.
The White House did not acknowledge Canada's own wish list for President Joe Biden's meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, focusing instead Tuesday on areas of "shared vision" and "mutual concern."
President Joe Biden imposed stringent new made-in-America rules for U.S. government spending Monday. They come with a caveat likely troubling to Canada: exceptions to those rules will be allowed only under "very limited circumstances."
Jason Kenney opted to join Ontario counterpart Doug Ford in the Democratic doghouse on Saturday, February 8, 2020, as the Alberta premier vented his spleen about progressive presidential hopefuls who have vowed to block the controversial Keystone XL pipeline expansion.