Trump Softens Criticism of China

Headline Roundup November 9th, 2017

Toning down his criticism of China on his first visit, President Trump said Thursday that Beijing isn’t to blame for the mammoth trade imbalance with the U.S., and expressed the hope that Chinese President Xi Jinping will “work hard” to reduce tensions with North Korea.

Trump Softens Criticism of China

From the Left
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China

Outside the Great Hall of the People here on Thursday, President Donald Trump watched with an unmistakable air of satisfaction as cordons of Chinese troops marched stiff-legged in his honor, an eight-cannon salute preceding their parade.

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From the Right
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China

Toning down his criticism of China on his first visit, President Trump said Thursday that Beijing isn’t to blame for the mammoth trade imbalance with the U.S., and expressed the hope that Chinese President Xi Jinping will “work hard” to reduce tensions with North Korea.

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From the Left
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China

Donald Trump has lavished praise on the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, and blamed his own predecessors for the “huge” trade deficit between the world’s two largest economies, during his official welcome to Beijing amid an explosion of military splendour and staged adulation.

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