Donald Trump claimed that Xi Jinping had enjoyed being referred to as “king”. Photo: AP

Donald Trump reveals he called Xi Jinping ‘king’ – and says Xi liked it

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Donald Trump claimed that Xi Jinping had enjoyed being referred to as “king”. Photo: AP
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Keegan Elmer

Keegan Elmer

Keegan is a reporter at the Post covering China in world affairs, including US-China relations and China's relationship with its neighbours. He has degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and the University of Helsinki.

Kinling Lo

Kinling Lo

Kinling Lo is a China reporter covering diplomacy and society news for the Post. She joined the team in 2016 as a cadet reporter.