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White House hails new round of China trade talks, but Trump's deal remains elusive

Feb 15, 2019 - Politico

The latest round of high-stakes U.S.-China trade talks wrapped up Friday in Beijing without ending the suspense over whether President Donald Trump will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods in another two weeks.

Trump addressed the talks during a Rose Garden press conference on Friday, saying talks were "going extremely well" but then immediately rebutted himself saying, "who knows what that even means because it only matters if we get it done."

Trump has pledged to r...