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Trump put Canada on notice on Twitter, warning 'we will not stand for this'

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UPDATE 3:55 p.m. EST:  

President Trump signed an executive order directing his new agriculture secretary to identify and eliminate regulations hurting U.S. farmers in rural communities.

He said Canada has "outsmarted our politicians" with trade policies that have been "very rough" on the U.S.

UPDATE 2:15 p.m. EST:

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced a 20 percent tariff on Canadian softwood imports at White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's afternoon briefing.

Ross said that Canada is a "close ally" and "generally a good neighbor," but "that doesn't mean they don't have to play by the rules."

ORIGINAL STORY:  President Trump has identified a new enemy on Twitter: Canada.

On the heels of confirming that he would hit Canada with new tariffs on imported lumber, Trump accused Canada of making life for dairy farmers in Wisconsin "very difficult."

Trump is set to sign an executive order Tuesday that will create a task force to find things keeping American farming businesses from growing, CNN reports.

Trump insisted, "We will not stand for this."

The task force created by the order will require a report to be sent to the president in 180 days. 

Trump also accused Canada of cutting off dairy products being exported from the United States. He may be targeting lumber because U.S. lumber companies allege Canadian lumber imports are unfairly subsidized, which Canada denies, The Hill reports.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a media conference at the conclusion of an EU-Canada summit at the European Council building in Brussels, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016. Canadian and EU officials, in a one-day summit, signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a media conference at the conclusion of an EU-Canada summit at the European Council building in Brussels, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016. Canadian and EU officials, in a one-day summit, signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fired back on Tuesday, saying, "Standing up for Canada's interests is what my job is, whether it's soft wood or software" as the Canadian dollar hit a 14-month low.

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