EXISTING GRAPHICS MAY BE OVERWRITTEN BY CLIENT'S OWN GRAPHICS BUT NO FURTHER EDITS ARE PERMITTED, INCLUDING FOR LENGTH** During a news conference in Biarritz, France, U.S. President Donald Trump said he thinks that China wanted to make a 'deal very badly' after China contacted U.S. trade officials overnight to say it wanted to return to the negotiating table.
"I think they want to make a deal very badly.
I think that was elevated last night.
The vice chairman of China came out, he said he wants to see a deal made," Trump told a news conference at the end of G7 summit in Biarritz, France.
"He wants it to be made under calm conditions ... I agree that China has taken a very large hit in the last few months.
Three million jobs.
It will soon be much more than 3 million jobs.
Their chain is breaking up like no one has seen before.
Once that happens it is very hard to put it back together.
I think they very much want to make a deal." The trade war between the United States and China, the world's two largest economies, escalated last Friday as both sides levelled more tariffs on each other's exports.
Earlier on Monday, Trump sounded a more conciliatory note, saying he believed China wanted to make a trade deal.
Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue recently praised President Donald Trump in a visit to the White House. The move angered shoppers. Prominent Hispanic American leaders called for a boycott of Goya products. On "Fox & Friends," Unanue said "it was good to talk to some friends," and he called the boycott movement "suppression of speech." President Trump is unpopular among Hispanic Americans. He's trailing Joe Biden by 36% among Latinos.
In interviews Thursday President Donald Trump suggested he was ready to grant clemency to Roger Stone. Stone is a close friend and ally to Trump. He was convicted of lying to federal investigators. Stone is set to go to prison this month. Trump is widely expected to pardon or commute Stone's sentence, according to at least half a dozen sources close to the President.
Gizmodo reports that the former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, David Duke, endorsed President Donald Trump on Twitter. On Thursday, Duke tweeted, "President Trump! You have one last chance to turn the tables, win this election and save America—and yourself!” In his tweet, the KKK leader encouraged Trump to replace VP, Mike Pence with Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who Gizmodo says is "notoriously racist." Duke continued, "Nominate Tucker Carlson for Vice President.
According to CNN Business the hashtag #Goyaway was trending on social media on Friday. This comes after the CEO of Goya Foods, Robert Unanue, appeared in the White House Rose Garden on Thursday, and praised President Donald Trump. Unanue said, "We are all truly blessed ... to have a leader like President Trump who is a builder." Trump, who CNN says has called Mexicans "rapists" and accused them of bringing drugs into the U.S.
Indian Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu while referring to a recent telephonic conversation between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump, said that the two leaders have been in "regular touch" and senior officials of two countries have been talking to each other. The Ambassador said India will be happy to work with the US as far as President Trump's desire to expand G-7 is concerned.
Germany is still awaiting confirmation from the United States that it plans to withdraw 9,500 troops from the country. According to one senior Washington official, President Donald Trump gave the order last Friday. Adam Reed reports.
US President Donald Trump, having cancelled the planned summer G7 meeting, said on Wednesday he was now considering rescheduling the event in Washington DC. The White House incumbent said it would be a “great sign to all” of things returning to normal during the coronavirus pandemic. Downing Street said the UK Government continued to be in talks with the US over how a summit could take place.
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