But this apparently spontaneous suggestion - rejected out of hand by the other allies - did not make it to the summit table, where instead the leaders confronted Trump's assault on the world trade system.
Macron also reportedly threatened not to sign the official G7 communique unless the United States was willing to make serious concessions on trade.
Canada's foreign minister Chrystia Freeland expressed outrage that Trump had invoked a national security justification for his global tariffs, even on imports from close USA allies.
Trump fired back, tweeting, "Please tell Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron that they are charging the USA massive tariffs and create non-monetary barriers".
Macron represents not the only formerly friendly relationship that Trump's tariffs have soured. "Not fair to the PEOPLE of America!" "We have little tests every once in a while when it comes to trade".
The remarks caused an immediate reaction from the G7's other leaders.
Germany is making steps toward the French position on how to reform the euro zone, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday.
The group managed a common statement in which they agreed to disagree on some issues, only to have Trump disavow the document in a tweet after leaving the meeting.
But Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was more than a match for Trump in his first meeting with the U.S. President.
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The White House did not immediately return CNN's request for comment. "We had to endure this under the Trump administration", Young said.
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The early exit also means he will be gone before allies begin closing news conferences likely to be laden with criticism of the U.S. stance on trade and Mr Trump's abrupt suggestion yesterday that Russian Federation should be re-admitted to the group.
The leaders had been meeting at the Group of Seven summit in Quebec, Canada over the weekend.
A German official said that if Trump declines to sign a communique, it won't be the end of the G-7, but it would be a worrisome signal.
President Donald Trump's planned meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron at the G7 is being pushed back to late Friday afternoon after a delayed departure from the White House.
Trudeau, much like Macron, also attempted to take a gentler approach to Trump in the early days of Trump's presidency.
Macron has said how unhappy he is with U.S.
Trump was running about 45 minutes behind schedule when Air Force One landed in Quebec.
But that means he will miss a working session among the leaders on climate change and clean energy, as well as talks among the G7 and poorer countries focused on the health of oceans.