August 31, 2018 / 4:32 PM / in 2 months

Trump's reported off-the-record remarks hit U.S.-Canada trade talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said in off-the-record remarks to Bloomberg News this week that any trade deal with Canada would be “totally on our terms,” the Toronto Star reported on Friday, citing remarks it had obtained.

FILE PHOTO - U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a "Make America Great Again" rally in Evansville, Indiana, U.S., August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Asked about the report, White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said: “The Canadian and American negotiators continue to work on reaching a win-win deal that benefits both countries.”

Representatives for Bloomberg did not immediately return a request for comment.

Reporting by Steve Holland and Ken Li; Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Susan Thomas

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