US Pres. Trump: Would consider pushing March 1 deadline if close to a deal with China

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.

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