"In conveying that message I used language that was inappropriate".
Donald Trump's spectacular bust-up with America's closest allies at the G7 raises the already high political stakes for Tuesday's summit with Kim Jong Un, and highlights the dangers of the United States leader's self-serving diplomacy.
Trump attacked the Canadian leader after withdrawing USA approval of the joint communique issued at the close Saturday of the Group of Seven summit in Charlevoix, Quebec.
The United States has alienated Canada and other allies by imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, arguing that they pose a threat to USA national security.
Government compromise on 'meaningful vote' avoids Brexit defeat
They believe that if there is no Brexit deal by the end of November, the government must clear its next course of action with MPs. I have to say I do feel a bit uneasy about what deal they have got because they seem very pleased with themselves.
Prime Minister Trudeau on the other hand, did not balk at the statements but instead remained professional and mature - which is to be expected from a leader of one of the most respected and democratic countries in the world.
Kudlow later suffered a "very mild" heart attack, the White House said Monday, but was in good condition.
Asked if he was apologising for the comments, Navarro said: "Yeah, absolutely".
"Based on Justin's false statements at his news conference, and the fact that Canada is charging massive Tariffs to our U.S. farmers, workers and companies, I have instructed our U.S. Reps not to endorse the Communique as we look at Tariffs on automobiles flooding the U.S. Market!" Trump acted following Trudeau's reiteration of Canada's opposition to new US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
Heyman waged a campaign on Twitter to persuade Navarro to apologize by saying he was contacting us politicians about his remarks.