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BENATAR, DAVE MATTHEWS AND MOTORHEAD P THE CEREMONY WILL
MOTORHEAD P THE CEREMONY WILL TAKE PLACE THIS MAY IN
TAKE PLACE THIS MAY IN CLEVELAND.
CLEVELAND. AND NOW YOU KNOW.
AND NOW YOU KNOW. >>> THIS MORNING PRESIDENT TRUMP
>>> THIS MORNING PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNED PHASE ONE OF A TRADE DEAL
SIGNED PHASE ONE OF A TRADE DEAL BETWEEN THE U.S. AND CHINA.
BETWEEN THE U.S. AND CHINA. THE PACT COMES AFTER MONTHS OF
THE PACT COMES AFTER MONTHS OF ESCALATING TARIFFS BETWEEN THE
ESCALATING TARIFFS BETWEEN THE WORLD'S TWO BIGGEST ECONOMIES.
WORLD'S TWO BIGGEST ECONOMIES. KELLY O'DONNELL IS AT THE WHITE
KELLY O'DONNELL IS AT THE WHITE HOUSE WITH THE VERY LATEST AND
HOUSE WITH THE VERY LATEST AND KELLY LET'S START WITH THE DEAL,
KELLY LET'S START WITH THE DEAL, WHAT ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS HERE?
WHAT ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS HERE? >> ONE OF THE THINGS PRESIDENT
>> ONE OF THE THINGS PRESIDENT TRUMP WANTED TO HIGHLIGHT IS
TRUMP WANTED TO HIGHLIGHT IS CHINA AGREES TO BUY MORE GOODS,
CHINA AGREES TO BUY MORE GOODS, AND THAT SHOULD HELP AMERICAN
AND THAT SHOULD HELP AMERICAN FARMERS AND BUSINESSES.
FARMERS AND BUSINESSES. AND SHOULD EASE SOME OF THOSE
AND SHOULD EASE SOME OF THOSE TENSIONS THAT HAVE REALLY
TENSIONS THAT HAVE REALLY THREATENED THE BUSINESSES AROUND
THREATENED THE BUSINESSES AROUND THE UNITED STATES, ESPECIALLY
THE UNITED STATES, ESPECIALLY FAMILY FARMERS AND TO SOME
FAMILY FARMERS AND TO SOME EXTENT GOES TO CONSUMER
EXTENT GOES TO CONSUMER EXPERIENCE.
EXPERIENCE. THAT'S A BIG PIECE OF THIS.
THAT'S A BIG PIECE OF THIS. BUT PHASE ONE AS THEY ARE
BUT PHASE ONE AS THEY ARE CALLING IT IS IMPORTANT TO SAY
CALLING IT IS IMPORTANT TO SAY IT'S LIMITED IN ITS SCOPE AND
IT'S LIMITED IN ITS SCOPE AND NEGOTIATIONS WILL CONTINUE WITH
NEGOTIATIONS WILL CONTINUE WITH CHINA FOR A MORE SORT OF
CHINA FOR A MORE SORT OF FORCEFUL PLAN TO TRY TO GET A
FORCEFUL PLAN TO TRY TO GET A BETTER AGREEMENT.
BETTER AGREEMENT. PART OF WHAT THIS DOES IS IT
PART OF WHAT THIS DOES IS IT ALSO BEGINS TO TACKLE ISSUES IN
ALSO BEGINS TO TACKLE ISSUES IN THE TECHNOLOGY AREA LIKE
THE TECHNOLOGY AREA LIKE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, LIKE
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, LIKE CHINA'S REQUEST FREQUENTLY TO
CHINA'S REQUEST FREQUENTLY TO HAVE COMPANIES SIGN OVER SOME OF
HAVE COMPANIES SIGN OVER SOME OF THEIR TECHNOLOGY IN ORDER TO GET
THEIR TECHNOLOGY IN ORDER TO GET ACCESS TO MARKETS IN CHINA,
ACCESS TO MARKETS IN CHINA, TRYING TO CURB THAT SORT OF
TRYING TO CURB THAT SORT OF REQUIREMENT IN THE BUSINESS
REQUIREMENT IN THE BUSINESS WORLD.
WORLD. AND PART OF IT ALSO ON A
AND PART OF IT ALSO ON A POLITICAL SENSE IS GIVING
POLITICAL SENSE IS GIVING PRESIDENT TRUMP AN OPPORTUNITY
PRESIDENT TRUMP AN OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE A CEREMONY, HAVE AN
TO HAVE A CEREMONY, HAVE AN OFFICIAL SIGNING, HAVE POSITIVES
OFFICIAL SIGNING, HAVE POSITIVES COME OUT OF THIS THAT ARE
COME OUT OF THIS THAT ARE IMPORTANT FOR HIM POLITICALLY
IMPORTANT FOR HIM POLITICALLY BUT EXTEND TO MEMBERS OF
BUT EXTEND TO MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO SOME EXTENT IN BOTH
CONGRESS TO SOME EXTENT IN BOTH PARTIES BUT CERTAINLY FOR
PARTIES BUT CERTAINLY FOR REPUBLICANS, AT A TIME WHEN THE
REPUBLICANS, AT A TIME WHEN THE PRESIDENT IS IN THIS PERILOUS
PRESIDENT IS IN THIS PERILOUS STATE WHERE THE IMPEACHMENT
STATE WHERE THE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL THAT IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN
TRIAL THAT IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN THE SENATE.
IN THE SENATE. THERE ARE LAYERS TO THIS.
THERE ARE LAYERS TO THIS. OF COURSE WHEN THEY BEGAN THIS,
OF COURSE WHEN THEY BEGAN THIS, ALLISON, SPENT MANY MONTHS OF
ALLISON, SPENT MANY MONTHS OF NEGOTIATING, IMPEACHMENT WASN'T
NEGOTIATING, IMPEACHMENT WASN'T EVEN ON THE RADAR THEN.
EVEN ON THE RADAR THEN. THE COINCIDENCE OF HOW THOSE
THE COINCIDENCE OF HOW THOSE EVENTS COLLIDED TODAY IT IS
EVENTS COLLIDED TODAY IT IS NOTABLE THAT THE PRESIDENT GETS
NOTABLE THAT THE PRESIDENT GETS TO WAVE THAT ECONOMIC FLAG AT A
TO WAVE THAT ECONOMIC FLAG AT A TIME WHEN HE'S HITTING THE
TIME WHEN HE'S HITTING THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL AS WELL AS TRYING
CAMPAIGN TRAIL AS WELL AS TRYING TO PREPARE FOR THIS NEXT PHASE
TO PREPARE FOR THIS NEXT PHASE OF IMPEACHMENT.
OF IMPEACHMENT. SO WITH CHINA IT ALSO SIGNALS
SO WITH CHINA IT ALSO SIGNALS THAT THERE IS AN IMPROVED
THAT THERE IS AN IMPROVED RELATIONSHIP.
RELATIONSHIP. OF COURSE THERE HAVE BEEN
OF COURSE THERE HAVE BEEN TARIFFS AND THAT IS A VERY
TARIFFS AND THAT IS A VERY COSTLY BUSINESS.
COSTLY BUSINESS. PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYING THAT HE
PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYING THAT HE WOULD BE WILLING TO REMOVE SOME
WOULD BE WILLING TO REMOVE SOME OF THOSE TARIFFS ON GOODS IN
OF THOSE TARIFFS ON GOODS IN PHASE TWO.
PHASE TWO. THIS IS AN IMPORTANT MILE MARKER
THIS IS AN IMPORTANT MILE MARKER IN THIS ONGOING NEGOTIATION BUT
IN THIS ONGOING NEGOTIATION BUT IT ALSO IS A LONG WAY FROM THE
IT ALSO IS A LONG WAY FROM THE CONCLUSION THAT THE U.S. AND
CONCLUSION THAT THE U.S. AND CHINA HOPE TO ACHIEVE.
CHINA HOPE TO ACHIEVE. ON SOME OF THE MOST THORNY
ON SOME OF THE MOST THORNY ISSUES OF TECHNOLOGY THERE ARE
ISSUES OF TECHNOLOGY THERE ARE MANY ECONOMIC EXPERTS WHO SAY IT
MANY ECONOMIC EXPERTS WHO SAY IT IS HIGHLY UNLIKELY THAT CHINA
IS HIGHLY UNLIKELY THAT CHINA WILL GO THE DISTANCE THAT
WILL GO THE DISTANCE THAT PRESIDENT TRUMP WOULD LIKE TO
PRESIDENT TRUMP WOULD LIKE TO SEE, AMERICAN BUSINESS WOULD
SEE, AMERICAN BUSINESS WOULD LIKE TO SEE IN TERMS OF
LIKE TO SEE IN TERMS OF PROTECTIONS FOR AMERICAN IDEAS
PROTECTIONS FOR AMERICAN IDEAS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.
AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. BUT THEY CONSIDER THIS A
BUT THEY CONSIDER THIS A POSITIVE STEP, IF CHIEN AND THE
POSITIVE STEP, IF CHIEN AND THE U.S. ARE TRADING MORE, IF THE
U.S. ARE TRADING MORE, IF THE IMBALANCE IS MITIGATED TO SOME
IMBALANCE IS MITIGATED TO SOME DEGREE, THAT THAT CAN BE GOOD
DEGREE, THAT THAT CAN BE GOOD FOR THE U.S. AND CHINA.
FOR THE U.S. AND CHINA. AND AS THE PRESIDENT OUTLINED
AND AS THE PRESIDENT OUTLINED TODAY, PRESIDENT XI OF CHINA
TODAY, PRESIDENT XI OF CHINA SAID, GOOD FOR THE WORLD AS
SAID, GOOD FOR THE WORLD AS WELL.
WELL. ALLISON?
ALLISON? >> THE ACTUAL TEXT OF THE DEAL,
>> THE ACTUAL TEXT OF THE DEAL, WASN'T MADE AVAILABLE AHEAD OF
WASN'T MADE AVAILABLE AHEAD OF THIS SIGNING.
THIS SIGNING. IS THAT UNUSUAL?
IS THAT UNUSUAL? >> Reporter: TO SOME DEGREE IT
>> Reporter: TO SOME DEGREE IT IS.
IS. AND YET NOT SO UNUSUAL IN THE
AND YET NOT SO UNUSUAL IN THE TRUMP ERA.
TRUMP ERA. PART OF THAT ALLOWS FOR THE
PART OF THAT ALLOWS FOR THE DETAILS TO BE FINALIZED UP UNTIL
DETAILS TO BE FINALIZED UP UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE WHEN THE SIGNING
THE LAST MINUTE WHEN THE SIGNING ACTUALLY TAKES PLACE.
ACTUALLY TAKES PLACE. THE NEGOTIATION HAS BEEN SO
THE NEGOTIATION HAS BEEN SO CONTENTIOUS.
CONTENTIOUS. PERHAPS NOT PUTTING IT INTO ITS
PERHAPS NOT PUTTING IT INTO ITS FINAL FORM UNTIL THE DAY OF THE
FINAL FORM UNTIL THE DAY OF THE SIGNING GAVE THEM A LITTLE
SIGNING GAVE THEM A LITTLE LAST-MINUTE WIGGLE ROOM.
LAST-MINUTE WIGGLE ROOM. AND THEN AT THE SAME TIME ALSO
AND THEN AT THE SAME TIME ALSO TRYING TO AVOID TOO MUCH
TRYING TO AVOID TOO MUCH JUDGMENT ABOUT WHAT'S IN THE
JUDGMENT ABOUT WHAT'S IN THE DEAL, IT COULD INFLUENCE THE
DEAL, IT COULD INFLUENCE THE OUTCOME BEFORE IT'S ACTUALLY
OUTCOME BEFORE IT'S ACTUALLY SIGNED.
SIGNED. SO IT IS BOTH A BREATHING SPACE
SO IT IS BOTH A BREATHING SPACE ISSUE AS WELL AS A DEFENSIVE
ISSUE AS WELL AS A DEFENSIVE POSTURE TO NOT HAVE LAST-MINUTE
POSTURE TO NOT HAVE LAST-MINUTE SORT OF CALLS BEING MADE FROM
SORT OF CALLS BEING MADE FROM ENTITIES THAT MIGHT WANT TO SEE
ENTITIES THAT MIGHT WANT TO SEE SOMETHING DIFFERENT.
SOMETHING DIFFERENT. SO PROTECTING THE DEAL MAY BE
SO PROTECTING THE DEAL MAY BE ONE ARGUMENT FOR TRYING TO KEEP
ONE ARGUMENT FOR TRYING TO KEEP TUNDER WRAPS.
TUNDER WRAPS. AT THE SAME TIME ONCE IT'S
AT THE SAME TIME ONCE IT'S SIGNED IT IS IMPERATIVE.
SIGNED IT IS IMPERATIVE. BE ABLE TO SEE IT, REVIEWING IT,
BE ABLE TO SEE IT, REVIEWING IT, UNDERSTAND IT, AND SEE HOW IT
UNDERSTAND IT, AND SEE HOW IT PLAYS OUT IN A PRACTICAL SENSE
PLAYS OUT IN A PRACTICAL SENSE THAT WILL AFFECT REAL BUSINESSES
THAT WILL AFFECT REAL BUSINESSES AND REAL POCKETBOOKS AROUND THE
AND REAL POCKETBOOKS AROUND THE COUNTRY.
COUNTRY. >> ONE LAST QUESTION.
>> ONE LAST QUESTION. THE PRESIDENT RECENTLY FLOATED
THE PRESIDENT RECENTLY FLOATED THE IDEA THAT PERHAPS PHASE TWO
THE IDEA THAT PERHAPS PHASE TWO WOULD NOT HAPPEN UNTIL AFTER THE
WOULD NOT HAPPEN UNTIL AFTER THE ELECTION.
ELECTION. THE WHITE HOUSE HOLDING TO THAT
THE WHITE HOUSE HOLDING TO THAT LINE?
LINE? >> THEY'RE ACTUALLY NOT
>> THEY'RE ACTUALLY NOT EMBRACING THAT.
EMBRACING THAT. THEY WOULD LIKE TO GET THIS DONE
THEY WOULD LIKE TO GET THIS DONE BEFORE THE ELECTION.
BEFORE THE ELECTION. THE PRESIDENT SORT OF FLOATED,
THE PRESIDENT SORT OF FLOATED, THAT GIVES HIM A LITTLE BIT OF
THAT GIVES HIM A LITTLE BIT OF EXTRA TIME AND EXPECTATIONS.
EXTRA TIME AND EXPECTATIONS. BUT THEY SAID TODAY, OFFICIALS
BUT THEY SAID TODAY, OFFICIALS INVOLVED IN THIS PROCESS, THEY'D
INVOLVED IN THIS PROCESS, THEY'D LIKE TO SEE IT KEEP MOVING AND
LIKE TO SEE IT KEEP MOVING AND KEEP THE MOMENTUM OF THIS FIRST
KEEP THE MOMENTUM OF THIS FIRST NEGOTIATION AND SIGNING TO MAYBE
NEGOTIATION AND SIGNING TO MAYBE CARRY THEM INTO RESOLVING SOME
CARRY THEM INTO RESOLVING SOME OF THE OTHER ISSUES IN PHASE
OF THE OTHER ISSUES IN PHASE TWO.
TWO. THE PRESIDENT ALSO SAID HE'D
THE PRESIDENT ALSO SAID HE'D LIKE TO GO TO CHINA FOR THAT AND
LIKE TO GO TO CHINA FOR THAT AND PERHAPS HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO
PERHAPS HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO MEET FACE TO FACE WITH PRESIDENT
MEET FACE TO FACE WITH PRESIDENT XI IF THEY MAKE UP MORE OF THE
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