Twitter Baffled By Trump’s Call for Stronger Borders to Stop… Canadian Shoe Smugglers


During his remarks at the National Federation of Independent Businesses today, President Trump took a moment in between talking about immigration and child separation to go after Canada again.

“Canada, they like to talk,” he said, “they’re out great neighbor. They fought World War II with us, we appreciate it. They fought World War I with us and we appreciate it, but we’re protecting each other.”

And then he said this:

“There was a story two days ago in a major newspaper talking about people living in Canada coming into the United States and smuggling things back into Canada because the tariffs are so massive. The tariffs to get common items back into Canada are so high that they have to smuggle ’em in. They buy shoes and they wear ’em. They scuff ’em up, they made ’em sound old or look old.”

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