WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - President Donald Trump is poised to announce plans for a summit with China to end a two-year trade war, according to reports.
The Washington Post indicates that the President is “likely” to make the announcement Thursday afternoon.
Trump is slated to meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He around 4:30 p.m.
Liu He has been in D.C. this week for discussions with American negotiators, the New York Times noted.
Teams from the U.S. and China met in Beijing last week.
Via Twitter, the President expressed optimism regarding progress in U.S. and China trade talks.
Despite the unnecessary and destructive actions taken by the Fed, the Economy is looking very strong, the China and USMCA deals are moving along nicely, there is little or no Inflation, and USA optimism is very high!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 4, 2019
This is a breaking news update – we will have additional details as they become available.