Trump Looks to Assuage Trade Critics With Farm Package

President Donald Trump speaks at the National Governors Association meeting in the State Dining Room of the White House

President Donald Trump speaks at the National Governors Association meeting in the State Dining Room of the White House

"They've said so. We've said so", Trump said.

"North Korea, by the way, as you've probably seen - and we've been in touch with North Korea - we'll be meeting with them sometime in May or early June", he said.

As the economic saber-rattling shakes global markets, Trump said Monday he had a good relationship with China and with President Xi Jinping, but repeated his claim that China has been "taking advantage of the United States for many years".

"It was awful", Trump told reporters who were briefly brought into the room ahead of his Cabinet meeting at the White House.

Trump made the remarks at a cabinet meeting where he also acknowledged the two sides were in talks to prepare for the meeting.

Some Guard members will be armed if they are placed in potential danger, Abbott said, adding he wanted to downplay speculation that "our National Guard is showing up with military bayonets trying to take on anybody that's coming across the border, because that is not their role".

North Korea's government has communicated with the United States to say that leader Kim Jong Un is ready to discuss his nuclear weapons program with President Donald Trump, officials said Sunday, increasing the likelihood that the unprecedented summit will actually occur.


Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev held talks on Monday with Ri about the options for dialogue between Pyongyang and Seoul, TASS news agency reported on Monday.

President Donald Trump began his latest Twitter rant Wednesday morning at 6:30, tweeting about a "phony" story in the "Failing New York Times", which might reveal just how little he knows about the people he trusts.

Illegal immigration hit a 25-year-low in 2016, in part due to his strong stance, and, while somewhat higher recently, remains far below levels a decade ago. But we have a meeting that is being set up with North Korea.

"I don't think there's any trade war in sight", Kudlow told Fox.

The formation of the Chaplain Alliance arose from those conflicts when chaplains were forced to choose between their faith and their job, and many suffered the consequences when they chose their faith.

Immediately afterward, he reverted to his usual threat: "If we don't make the right deal we'll terminate NAFTA and we'll make the right deal after that".

There is no end date for the deployment, Abbott said: "We may be in this for the long haul". China opened up again to USA beef exports in 2017, after a 13-year absence. It was the first tangible sign that Kim was still willing to meet with Trump since the North first proposed the summit last month.

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