US President Donald Trump attends a session with the other G7 leaders at the gathering in Biarritz, France on Sunday. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump appears to soften trade war rhetoric with ‘second thoughts’

  • But after comment to reporters, White House says he was talking about whether he should have raised tariffs on Chinese goods even more
  • Trump also says at G7 summit in Biarritz that he has ‘no plans right now’ to invoke act to force American businesses to leave China
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump attends a session with the other G7 leaders at the gathering in Biarritz, France on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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Donald Trump described Boris Johnson as ‘the right man’ to deliver Brexit, as the pair met for a breakfast meeting at the G7 summit in Biarritz. Photo: EPA

What’s for breakfast at G7? Donald Trump dishes out praise for ‘fantastic’ UK PM Boris Johnson

  • Boris Johnson turns on the charm in first meeting as leader with US President Donald Trump
  • It marked a stark difference from Johnson’s earlier opinions on Trump, whom he once called a man of ‘stupefying ignorance’
Topic |   G7

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Donald Trump described Boris Johnson as ‘the right man’ to deliver Brexit, as the pair met for a breakfast meeting at the G7 summit in Biarritz. Photo: EPA
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