President Trump speaks during a news conference following the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on Saturday. Trump said the U.S. and China would resume trade talks.
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President Donald Trump at the G-20 economic conference in Osaka, Japan, Friday. He tweeted an invitation for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet him after the summit in the demilitarized zone between the Koreas.
President Trump is due to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Japan this weekend, raising hopes the two leaders might call a truce in their trade war. The White House has downplayed expectations of a deal.
The White House honored economist Art Laffer with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. For decades, Laffer has promoted the idea that tax cuts pay for themselves, against all evidence to the contrary.
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