nearvideo trump meets the world’s leader in France for the G-7 summit
The gathering of world leaders, plan to discuss a variety of topics, ranging from global economy to climate change.
President Trump told reporters on Sunday that he had “second thoughts” about its escalating trade war with China, but the White house insists that this should not be seen as a concerns about the imposition of duties.
During a working Breakfast with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Trump was asked if he had any regrets about the recent developments.
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“Yeah, sure, why not,” trump added, added, but quickly, that he had “second thoughts about everything.” He also noted that “we are always good, especially now with China.”
These statements come days after the U.S. and China beat each other with tariffs, and Trump threatened to declare a national state of emergency American companies would lead to the freezing of its relations with China. Sunday morning, Trump said he has “no plans to go now” through with this, but noted that a deficit in trade with China, and Chinese theft of American intellectual property were not enough to justify an emergency.
White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham insisted that Trump claimed to be the “second thoughts”, not as a remorse for his tough stance-you are, in fact, it was the opposite.
“His answer is very misinterpreted. President Trump answered in the affirmative-because he regrets it, not raising the rates higher,” she said in a statement.
Johnson, meanwhile, expressed his opposition to Trump’s recent tactics.
To register “is only a weak sheep, as our views of the trade war,” he told trump, “We are in favor of peace.”
The two leaders are to discuss in France for the group of Seven summit, in the USA, UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan were set to, foreign and security policy, during their first meeting.
According to the White house, Trump economic matters added to the agenda, which could also be told of the tensions that threatened on Saturday at the trump, duties on French wine imported, and the European Union threatened action in response. Trump is also scheduled after lunch with the French President, Emmanuel Macron, where the two leaders are likely to discuss the matter.
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Prior to the Sunday morning Breakfast, Trump, best, reports that he want to, given the tensions with the other G-7 Nations, and blame the media, not to hurt the cause of the recession, riding his chances of re-election.
“Before I came to France, the said false and Disgusting News that the relationship with the 6 other countries in the G-7 are very tense, and that the two days of meetings, the disaster will be tweeted” Trump. “Just like a recession, try to force, try to ‘will’ America is in bad Economic time, which can make worse the better, anything, to win my choice more difficult.”
Trump added that “we have very good conversations, the staff are always very good and our country, economically, well — the talk of the world!”
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To be announced for this purpose Trump on Sunday that the United States and the United Kingdom prepare for you a “very big trade deal” if the United Kingdom from the European Union.
Trump also praised Johnson, who called recently, took office as Prime Minister, on Brexit, him “the right man for the job.”
The President appeared on the light of former Prime Minister Theresa May – he had often criticized– by adding that Johnson is “a new man.”
Sunday’s session was the first since Johnson succeeded in may as Prime Minister in July.
Fox News’ Brie Stimson and The Associated Press contributed to this report.