FREEZE OUT: DHS Unveils New ‘Northern Border Strategy’ After Trudeau’s Remarks

posted by Hannity Staff - 6.12.18

The Department of Homeland Security outlined a “strengthened” border security strategy with Canada Tuesday; unveiling the new procedures just days after Prime Minister Trudeau warned the United States that his country “will not be pushed around” by tariffs.

In a press release by the DHS, US officials detailed the policies that “establishes a clear vision and concrete actions that will improve DHS’s efforts to safeguard our northern border against terrorist and criminal threats, facilitate the safe and efficient flow of lawful cross-border trade and travel and strengthen cross-border critical infrastructure protection and community resilience.”

Trudeau unveiled Canada’s newest rounds of tariffs against US goods over the weekend in retaliation for President Trump’s taxes on steel and aluminum; telling the G7 summit that his nation will not be “pushed around.”

“I have made it very clear to the president that it is not something we relish doing, but it is something that we absolutely will do,” Trudeau said. “As Canadians, we are polite, we’re reasonable, but also we will not be pushed around.”

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