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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first face-to-face meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump was months in the making and on Monday, it all went according to script, Canadian officials told The Huffington Post Canada.

Fen Hampson, the director of global security and politics at the Centre for International Governance Innovation, said Trudeau showed a great deal of self-discipline Monday — as did the U.S. president.

“I think this was one of the more scripted summits in recent history," he told HuffPost.

“Remarkably the president, at the press briefing, actually read the script that was prepared for him,” Hampson said. “Now, let’s...

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