• A Trump-Xi Summit Won't Defrost the US-China Cold War

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    The Wall Street Journal reports that the White House is making arrangements for President Trump to meet with Chinese president Xi Jinping in late November on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires. The Journal says key White House advocates of the meeting are Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow, who fret that the trade brawl poses a growing risk to global financial markets.
    No word, though, as to whether the idea has support from the administration's China hawks, trade representative Robert Lighthizer and economic adviser...
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