The prime minister was in California giving a speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, Calif., before the incident.
According to prepared remarks, Trudeau says that the agreement has been an asset for Canadians and Americans, bringing prosperity with trade. "Income inequality is growing".
Trump called the 24-year-old agreement a job-killing "disaster" on the campaign trail, and he has threatened to pull out unless the deal requires more auto production in the US, while shifting additional government contracts to USA companies.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau became the butt of jokes worldwide after his own attempt at humour while speaking in Edmonton on February 1.
On Friday, Trudeau is scheduled to meet with Gov.
"But we can not allow it to sweep some people and their families aside", he said, adding the issue must be discussed as part of ongoing efforts between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico to revamp NAFTA.
Newsom thanked Trudeau for his energetic leadership on the worldwide stage at a time of political uncertainty, an apparent reference to U.S. President Donald Trump.
Mr Trudeau was on his second day of a visit to California. Pacific time, just as Mr. Trudeau was leaving The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute, where he had given a speech on free trade.
Since the beginning, Justin Trudeau, the Canadian prime minister, has posed himself as a defender of the NAFTA.
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Trudeau, who is on a four-day trip to the USA, will travel about 40 miles to visit Los Angeles on Friday. Jerry Brown and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Justin's visit is opportune as talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement are now being had. "We have the longest, most peaceful and mutually beneficial relationship of any two countries in the history of the world". However, both officials ended up the discussions amiably as president Trump said that the whole NAFTA problem is far from being concluded. Among his desires is requiring more made-in-America auto production and shifting more government contracts to USA companies.