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May 16, 2018

Trump defends ZTE action as US and China talk trade deal - May 16, 2018 | Breaking News | Politico

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Trump defends ZTE action as US and China talk trade deal

Jacob Pramuk

  • President Trump says his effort to help Chinese telecommunications company ZTE is only part of a "larger trade deal" his administration seeks with Beijing.
  • The U.S. had barred U.S. companies from selling to ZTE, effectively crippling the firm.
  • China and the U.S. are engaged in trade negotiations to avoid a potentially devastating trade war.
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President Donald Trump gestures during a roundtable on tax cuts for Florida small businesses in Hialeah, Florida, April 16, 2018. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters
President Donald Trump gestures during a roundtable on tax cuts for Florida small businesses in Hialeah, Florida, April 16, 2018.

Jacob Pramuck