He answered, “I would not be throwing him a dinner”. “I would get him a McDonald’s hamburger and say we’ve got to get down to work because you can’t continue to devalue”, he said, according to a transcript published by the Daily Caller.
However the proposed breach of diplomatic protocol is nothing private, it appears. Apparently, any Chinese growth must come at the expense of the United States, in the zero-sum-game attitude best exemplified by Donald Trump’s “We’re losing to China” shtick.
“Given China’s massive cyberattacks against America, its militarization of the South China Sea, continued state interference with its economy, and persistent persecution of Christians and human rights activists, President Obama needs to cancel the state visit”, he said.
“Their leaders are clever. Ours aren’t. We don’t know what we are doing”.
Trump’s feedback echo earlier remarks he made about China’s obvious power relative to the USA – whilst China’s financial system tanks.
In the first Republican debate, Trump invoked China several times, casting China “the winner” as a foil to an America in decline. We lose to Mexico each in commerce and on the border.
In an interview with The New York Times, Trump said that investors are “better off holding” their stocks.
Republican Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin has additionally referred to as for the cancellation of Xi Jinping’s state go to. “And there was a lot of scepticism among the chief critics of the President’s placing a priority on climate change policy that China would ever take any sort of meaningful step toward that goal”, he said, adding, by engaging with China at a variety of levels, including at the highest level, Obama was able to advance US interests by conducting that engagement.
“I can tell you that we have high-level interactions, such as next month?s visit, precisely so that we have the opportunities for the President to resolve, or, if not possible, narrow our differences with the Chinese“, White House Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz said.
Chinese language authorities haven’t responded to both comment.