WASHINGTON — President Trump taunted China on Wednesday morning, saying in a tweet that Chinese negotiators were attempting to drag out trade negotiations until a “very weak” Democrat was back in the White House and insisting he would be happy to keep tariffs on Chinese exports rather than make a deal.
“The reason for the China pullback & attempted renegotiation of the Trade Deal is the sincere HOPE that they will be able to “negotiate” with Joe Biden or one of the very weak Democrats, and thereby continue to ripoff the United States (($500 Billion a year)) for years to come,” Mr. Trump said on Twitter Wednesday morning.
“Guess what, that’s not going to happen! China has just informed us that they (Vice-Premier) are now coming to the U.S. to make a deal. We’ll see, but I am very happy with over $100 Billion a year in Tariffs filling U.S. coffers…great for U.S., not good for China!” he added.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 8, 2019
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