U.S. President Donald Trump recently crossed the wires saying that he would consider pushing the March 1 deadline if they were close to reaching a deal with China, but added that he would prefer not to.
Key quotes (via Reuters)
- Have a big team in China trying to make a deal, will see what happens.
- China very much wants to make a deal.
- Asked if he will meet China’s Xi at the end of March, says ‘not at this point’.
- Still expects to meet with China’s Xi at some point to close out deal.