Sunday, March 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is pressing China to cut its trade surplus with the United States by $100 billion, a White House spokeswoman said on Wednesday, clarifying a tweet last week from President Donald Trump.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump pumps his fist after speaking at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, California, U.S. March 13, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

Last Wednesday, Trumped tweeted that China had been asked to develop a plan to reduce its trade imbalance with the United States by $1 billion, but the spokeswoman said Trump had meant to say $100 billion.

Reporting by David Shepardson; Writing by Tim Ahmann; Editing by Susan Heavey


Related Article


Leave a Comment