Trump Gathers For Mar-A-Lago Summit With Japanese Prime Minister

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Saagar Enjeti White House Correspondent
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President Donald Trump will gather with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Tuesday at his residence in Mar-a-lago, Florida to discuss the upcoming U.S. summit with North Korea, trade, and TPP.

National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow told Fox and Friends Tuesday that Abe will discuss with Trump an exemption from the President’s proposed tariffs on steel. Trump will also discuss with the Japanese prime minister the upcoming U.S.-North Korea summit.

Trump has long favored an adversarial relationship trade relationship with Japan, saying Friday:

Abe and Trump have long had a close relationship however including a meeting just days after the President was elected to office: