At 2:00 pm, President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are scheduled to speak to the press in the East Room of the White House. Trudeau is in the U.S. for just one day, and is scheduled to meet with House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell later this afternoon.
Trudeau, a member of Canada's Liberal Party, clashes ideologically with the president on many issues, but the two countries are indispensible trading partners. They could face questions about reforming NAFTA, the two countries' role in NATO, the war in the middle east, Canada's policy on refugees, and more.
The neighbors released this statement saying: "No two countries share deeper or broader relations than Canada and the U.S."
JUST IN: Joint statement from Pres. Trump and PM Trudeau: "No two countries share deeper or broader relations than Canada and the U.S." pic.twitter.com/gfgMgXXRma— ABC News (@ABC) February 13, 2017
They met for the first time this morning:
President Trump, Ivanka Trump and PM Justin Trudeau of Canada w business leaders during roundtable re advancement of women entrepreneurs. pic.twitter.com/cdIk6yDkyp— Stephen Crowley (@Stcrow) February 13, 2017