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Trump Caves In...Promises to save jobs in China
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Miloch
2018-05-14 03:13:17 UTC
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Trump reverses course on ZTE, citing job losses in China

https://www.zdnet.com/article/trump-reverses-course-on-zte-citing-job-losses-in-china/

United States President Donald Trump has characteristically taken to Twitter to
announce that he has directed the US Department of Commerce to allow ZTE to
operate again.

"President Xi of China, and I, are working together to give massive Chinese
phone company, ZTE, a way to get back into business, fast," the president
tweeted on Sunday, US time.

"Too many jobs in China lost. Commerce Department has been instructed to get it
done!"

Trump added later on Sunday that the United States and China are working well
together on trade.

"Past negotiations have been so one sided in favor of China, for so many years,
that it is hard for them to make a deal that benefits both countries," he said.

"But be cool, it will all work out!"

The shift in attitude comes less than a week after ZTE said it was ceasing
"major operating activities" due to export sanctions placed on it by the US
government, after the Department of Commerce said ZTE lied to the Bureau of
Industry and Security about disciplinary actions supposedly enforced on senior
employees relating to the illegal shipments to Iran and North Korea, and paid
full bonuses to employees who had engaged in illegal conduct.

"ZTE misled the Department of Commerce. Instead of reprimanding ZTE staff and
senior management, ZTE rewarded them. This egregious behavior cannot be
ignored," US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said in April.

The company was subsequently slapped with a ban on purchasing components and
software from US manufacturers for seven years.

At the time, ZTE said the US ban would threaten the survival of the company and
its partners, including some US companies.

In March 2017, ZTE had been fined $1.2 billion by the United States for
directly, or through third-party distributors, shipping $32 million worth of
products containing American-made equipment to Iran between 2010 and 2016
without the proper licensing.

ZTE was similarly the subject of a 2012 investigation by the FBI and US Commerce
Department after allegedly setting up a network of sub-companies to illegally
export Microsoft, HP, Oracle, Dell, Cisco, and Symantec products to Iran.

In February, the heads of the CIA, FBI, NSA, and the director of national
intelligence to the Senate Intelligence Committee also recommended that
Americans not use products from Huawei and ZTE.

"We're deeply concerned about the risks of allowing any company or entity that
is beholden to foreign governments that don't share our values to gain positions
of power inside our telecommunications networks," FBI Director Christopher Wray
said at the time.

"That provides the capacity to exert pressure or control over our
telecommunications infrastructure. It provides the capacity to maliciously
modify or steal information. And it provides the capacity to conduct undetected
espionage."

Last month, the UK National Cyber Security Centre reportedly sent a letter to
British telcos warning of the risks of using ZTE equipment, which would create
national security risks that could not be mitigated against.

Australian telco giant Telstra last week said in the wake of the ZTE export ban
that it would stop selling white-labelled products from the Chinese networking
behemoth.





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Gronk
2018-05-14 05:12:39 UTC
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Post by Miloch
Trump reverses course on ZTE, citing job losses in China
https://www.zdnet.com/article/trump-reverses-course-on-zte-citing-job-losses-in-china/
United States President Donald Trump has characteristically taken to Twitter to
announce that he has directed the US Department of Commerce to allow ZTE to
operate again.
"President Xi of China, and I, are working together to give massive Chinese
phone company, ZTE, a way to get back into business, fast," the president
tweeted on Sunday, US time.
Miloch
2018-05-14 13:12:11 UTC
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Trump reverses course on ZTE, citing job losses in China
https://www.zdnet.com/article/trump-reverses-course-on-zte-citing-job-losses-in-china/
United States President Donald Trump has characteristically taken to Twitter to
announce that he has directed the US Department of Commerce to allow ZTE to
operate again.
"President Xi of China, and I, are working together to give massive Chinese
phone company, ZTE, a way to get back into business, fast," the president
tweeted on Sunday, US time.
Trump's Biggest Potential Conflict Of Interest Is Hiding In Plain Sight

more at https://www.forbes.com/#77b2faa62254

The largest American office of China's largest bank sits on the 20th floor of
Trump Tower, six levels below the desk where Donald Trump built an empire and
wrested a presidency. It's hard to get a glimpse inside. There do not appear to
be any public photos of the office, the bank doesn't welcome visitors, and a man
guards the elevators downstairs--one of the perks of forking over an estimated
$2 million a year for the space.

Trump Tower officially lists the tenant as the Industrial & Commercial Bank of
China, but make no mistake who's paying the rent: the Chinese government, which
owns a majority of the company. And while the landlord is technically the Trump
Organization, make no mistake who's cashing those millions: the president of the
United States, who has placed day-to-day management with his sons but retains
100% ownership. This lease expires in October 2019, according to a debt
prospectus obtained by Forbes. So if you assume that the Trumps want to keep
this lucrative tenant, then Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr. could well be
negotiating right now over how many millions the Chinese government will pay the
sitting president. Unless he has already taken care of it: In September 2015
then-candidate Trump boasted to Forbes that he had "just renewed" the lease,
around the time he was gearing up his campaign.


How much money does The Trump Organization owe Russia and China?

more at
http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/presidential-campaign/302216-how-much-money-does-the-trump-organization-owe

Russians are not the only American adversaries to support Trump’s business. The
state-owned Central Bank of China has loaned Trump hundreds of millions of
dollars. The New York Times has reported that American companies owned by Trump
have at least $650 million in debt and the Bank of China is among the lenders.
Voters need to know how much Trump and his businesses owe Chinese banks as well
as Russian oligarchs.



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#BeamMeUpScotty
2018-05-14 14:25:42 UTC
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Trump reverses course on ZTE, citing job losses in China
https://www.zdnet.com/article/trump-reverses-course-on-zte-citing-job-losses-in-china/
United States President Donald Trump has characteristically taken to Twitter to
announce that he has directed the US Department of Commerce to allow ZTE to
operate again.
"President Xi of China, and I, are working together to give massive Chinese
phone company, ZTE, a way to get back into business, fast," the president
tweeted on Sunday, US time.
Trump's Biggest Potential Conflict Of Interest Is Hiding In Plain Sight
more at https://www.forbes.com/#77b2faa62254
The largest American office of China's largest bank sits on the 20th floor of
Trump Tower, six levels below the desk where Donald Trump built an empire and
wrested a presidency. It's hard to get a glimpse inside. There do not appear to
be any public photos of the office, the bank doesn't welcome visitors, and a man
guards the elevators downstairs--one of the perks of forking over an estimated
$2 million a year for the space.
Trump Tower officially lists the tenant as the Industrial & Commercial Bank of
China, but make no mistake who's paying the rent: the Chinese government, which
owns a majority of the company.
Chinese Monks or Chinese Bankers.... what's the difference? According
to you they're all Chinese Government agents.

Clinton/Gore took money from Chinese Monks for their Campaign.

Are you suggesting that Trump is as GOOD as Clinton/Gore or as bad as
Clinton/Gore?
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That's Karma
Miloch
2018-05-14 14:33:16 UTC
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Post by Miloch
Trump reverses course on ZTE, citing job losses in China
https://www.zdnet.com/article/trump-reverses-course-on-zte-citing-job-losses-in-china/
United States President Donald Trump has characteristically taken to Twitter to
announce that he has directed the US Department of Commerce to allow ZTE to
operate again.
"President Xi of China, and I, are working together to give massive Chinese
phone company, ZTE, a way to get back into business, fast," the president
tweeted on Sunday, US time.
Trump's Biggest Potential Conflict Of Interest Is Hiding In Plain Sight
more at https://www.forbes.com/#77b2faa62254
The largest American office of China's largest bank sits on the 20th floor of
Trump Tower, six levels below the desk where Donald Trump built an empire and
wrested a presidency. It's hard to get a glimpse inside. There do not appear to
be any public photos of the office, the bank doesn't welcome visitors, and a man
guards the elevators downstairs--one of the perks of forking over an estimated
$2 million a year for the space.
Trump Tower officially lists the tenant as the Industrial & Commercial Bank of
China, but make no mistake who's paying the rent: the Chinese government, which
owns a majority of the company.
Chinese Monks or Chinese Bankers.... what's the difference? According
to you they're all Chinese Government agents.
Clinton/Gore took money from Chinese Monks for their Campaign.
Are you suggesting that Trump is as GOOD as Clinton/Gore or as bad as
Clinton/Gore?
I'm saying he's a fucking crook, liar, and charlatan who's totally unsuited for
this job.

...any more questions, TrumpBoy?



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#BeamMeUpScotty
2018-05-14 14:49:01 UTC
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Trump reverses course on ZTE, citing job losses in China
https://www.zdnet.com/article/trump-reverses-course-on-zte-citing-job-losses-in-china/
United States President Donald Trump has characteristically taken to Twitter to
announce that he has directed the US Department of Commerce to allow ZTE to
operate again.
"President Xi of China, and I, are working together to give massive Chinese
phone company, ZTE, a way to get back into business, fast," the president
tweeted on Sunday, US time.
Trump's Biggest Potential Conflict Of Interest Is Hiding In Plain Sight
more at https://www.forbes.com/#77b2faa62254
The largest American office of China's largest bank sits on the 20th floor of
Trump Tower, six levels below the desk where Donald Trump built an empire and
wrested a presidency. It's hard to get a glimpse inside. There do not appear to
be any public photos of the office, the bank doesn't welcome visitors, and a man
guards the elevators downstairs--one of the perks of forking over an estimated
$2 million a year for the space.
Trump Tower officially lists the tenant as the Industrial & Commercial Bank of
China, but make no mistake who's paying the rent: the Chinese government, which
owns a majority of the company.
Chinese Monks or Chinese Bankers.... what's the difference? According
to you they're all Chinese Government agents.
Clinton/Gore took money from Chinese Monks for their Campaign.
Are you suggesting that Trump is as GOOD as Clinton/Gore or as bad as
Clinton/Gore?
I'm saying he's a fucking crook, liar, and charlatan who's totally unsuited for
this job.
Then you think Bill Clinton and Al Gore should be in prison?
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That's Karma
Miloch
2018-05-14 17:09:48 UTC
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Trump reverses course on ZTE, citing job losses in China
https://www.zdnet.com/article/trump-reverses-course-on-zte-citing-job-losses-in-china/
United States President Donald Trump has characteristically taken to Twitter to
announce that he has directed the US Department of Commerce to allow ZTE to
operate again.
"President Xi of China, and I, are working together to give massive Chinese
phone company, ZTE, a way to get back into business, fast," the president
tweeted on Sunday, US time.
Trump's Biggest Potential Conflict Of Interest Is Hiding In Plain Sight
more at https://www.forbes.com/#77b2faa62254
The largest American office of China's largest bank sits on the 20th floor of
Trump Tower, six levels below the desk where Donald Trump built an empire and
wrested a presidency. It's hard to get a glimpse inside. There do not appear to
be any public photos of the office, the bank doesn't welcome visitors, and a man
guards the elevators downstairs--one of the perks of forking over an estimated
$2 million a year for the space.
Trump Tower officially lists the tenant as the Industrial & Commercial Bank of
China, but make no mistake who's paying the rent: the Chinese government, which
owns a majority of the company.
Chinese Monks or Chinese Bankers.... what's the difference? According
to you they're all Chinese Government agents.
Clinton/Gore took money from Chinese Monks for their Campaign.
Are you suggesting that Trump is as GOOD as Clinton/Gore or as bad as
Clinton/Gore?
I'm saying he's a fucking crook, liar, and charlatan who's totally unsuited for
this job.
Then you think Bill Clinton and Al Gore should be in prison?
...yawn...


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#BeamMeUpScotty
2018-05-14 18:19:12 UTC
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Trump reverses course on ZTE, citing job losses in China
https://www.zdnet.com/article/trump-reverses-course-on-zte-citing-job-losses-in-china/
United States President Donald Trump has characteristically taken to Twitter to
announce that he has directed the US Department of Commerce to allow ZTE to
operate again.
"President Xi of China, and I, are working together to give massive Chinese
phone company, ZTE, a way to get back into business, fast," the president
tweeted on Sunday, US time.
Trump's Biggest Potential Conflict Of Interest Is Hiding In Plain Sight
more at https://www.forbes.com/#77b2faa62254
The largest American office of China's largest bank sits on the 20th floor of
Trump Tower, six levels below the desk where Donald Trump built an empire and
wrested a presidency. It's hard to get a glimpse inside. There do not appear to
be any public photos of the office, the bank doesn't welcome visitors, and a man
guards the elevators downstairs--one of the perks of forking over an estimated
$2 million a year for the space.
Trump Tower officially lists the tenant as the Industrial & Commercial Bank of
China, but make no mistake who's paying the rent: the Chinese government, which
owns a majority of the company.
Chinese Monks or Chinese Bankers.... what's the difference? According
to you they're all Chinese Government agents.
Clinton/Gore took money from Chinese Monks for their Campaign.
Are you suggesting that Trump is as GOOD as Clinton/Gore or as bad as
Clinton/Gore?
I'm saying he's a fucking crook, liar, and charlatan who's totally unsuited for
this job.
Then you think Bill Clinton and Al Gore should be in prison?
...yawn...
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Liberal hypocrisy is tiresome....
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That's Karma
Miloch
2018-05-14 20:04:32 UTC
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Trump reverses course on ZTE, citing job losses in China
https://www.zdnet.com/article/trump-reverses-course-on-zte-citing-job-losses-in-china/
United States President Donald Trump has characteristically taken to Twitter to
announce that he has directed the US Department of Commerce to allow ZTE to
operate again.
"President Xi of China, and I, are working together to give massive Chinese
phone company, ZTE, a way to get back into business, fast," the president
tweeted on Sunday, US time.
Trump's Biggest Potential Conflict Of Interest Is Hiding In Plain Sight
more at https://www.forbes.com/#77b2faa62254
The largest American office of China's largest bank sits on the 20th floor of
Trump Tower, six levels below the desk where Donald Trump built an empire and
wrested a presidency. It's hard to get a glimpse inside. There do not appear to
be any public photos of the office, the bank doesn't welcome visitors, and a man
guards the elevators downstairs--one of the perks of forking over an estimated
$2 million a year for the space.
Trump Tower officially lists the tenant as the Industrial & Commercial Bank of
China, but make no mistake who's paying the rent: the Chinese government, which
owns a majority of the company.
Chinese Monks or Chinese Bankers.... what's the difference? According
to you they're all Chinese Government agents.
Clinton/Gore took money from Chinese Monks for their Campaign.
Are you suggesting that Trump is as GOOD as Clinton/Gore or as bad as
Clinton/Gore?
I'm saying he's a fucking crook, liar, and charlatan who's totally unsuited for
this job.
Then you think Bill Clinton and Al Gore should be in prison?
...yawn...
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Liberal hypocrisy is tiresome....
...what's tiresome is your Trumperoonie-inability to rationally defend The
Donald, doing a Texas two-step shuffle and changing the narrative to the worn
out "oh ya!...well...what about Hillary's emails?"




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