Trump Says China Deal Could Wait Until After 2020 Election

LONDON (AP) – President Donald Trump on Tuesday downplayed the likelihood of reaching a U.S.-China trade deal before next year’s elections – and then shrugged off the tailspin that his remarks caused in the stock market.
Speaking in London, where he is attending a NATO summit, Trump said he had “no deadline” to end the 16-month trade war between the world’s two largest economies, which has caused economic damage for both sides.
“In some ways I like the idea of waiting until after the election,” Trump added.
The president has previously suggested that China wanted to wait until after the…