Trump says had to 'take China on,' regardless of short-term impact on U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the current U.S. standoff with China over trade was necessary, adding that China still wants to make a deal.
“Somebody had to take China on,” he said to reporters during a White House visit by Romanian President Klaus Iohannis. “Whether it’s good or bad short-term is irrelevant.”
Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Lisa Lambert; Editing by Tom Brown
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