Schumer blasts Trump for leaving Xi summit 'empty handed' on trade
April 11, 2017
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) ripped into President Trump for failing to wring meaningful concessions and concrete commitments out of Chinese President Xi Jinping during their meeting last week, claiming Trump left the “golden opportunity” meeting “empty handed.” Trump came away from the April 6-7 rendezvous with Xi with two main outcomes on the trade front: a 100-day plan on trade agreed to by both countries and a revamped framework for the relationship called the U.S.-China Comprehensive Dialogue, of...
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