Trump officials considering Mar-a-Lago for next meeting with China's Xi: report
Added 02-10-19 08:57:02pm EST - “White House officials have informally discussed the prospect of having a summit between President Trump and? Chinese President Xi Jinping at the? Mar-a-Lago estate,” - Thehill.com
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White House officials have informally discussed the prospect of having a summit between President TrumpDonald John TrumpRob Lowe mocks Warren over Native American ancestry claims Obama health official blasts Trump's physical exam: 'No doctor can predict someone’s future health' Trump makes Native American joke about Warren campaign announcement: 'See you on the campaign TRAIL' MORE and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Mar-a-Lago estate, according to Axios.
The news outlet, citing two administration officials with direct knowledge of the conversations, reported that the officials talked about having the summit there in March with the goal of ending a months-long trade war.
The officials told Axios that Mar-a-Lago was the "likely" location for the next meeting between Trump and Xi. But the two cautioned that nothing was was set in stone.
The report comes as a self-imposed March 1 deadline for the two countries to reach a trade agreement nears. Trump said last Thursday the he had no plans to meet with Xi before the deadline, adding that it was "probably too soon" for a meeting to happen in the next month.
His comments came after White House officials stated that the countries remained far apart on key trade disputes, a remark that prompted fears about trade tension flaring up once again.
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