President Trump said Tuesday that his trip to Asia has been “tremendously successful” and the world is on notice that the “rules have changed” for countries looking to trade with teh United States.
Trump also spoke of a “major statement” on trade later this week at the Whtie house.
Trump said U.S. trading partners “will be treating us much differently than before” after his 12-day trip.
“I think the fruits of our labor are going to be incredible, whether it’s security of our nations, whether it’s security of the world or whether it’s trade,” Trump said aboard Air Force One as he heads back to Washington.
Earlier on Tuesday the President Tweeted a call for the U.S. to be treated fairly when it comes to trade.
After my tour of Asia, all Countries dealing with us on TRADE know that the rules have changed. The United States has to be treated fairly and in a reciprocal fashion. The massive TRADE deficits must go down quickly!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 14, 2017