Sens. Perdue and Daines concluded a series of high-level meetings with senior Chinese government officials in Beijing, China.
Prior to the two senators’ trip, Sens. Daines and Perdue spoke with President Donald Trump, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Perdue and Daines plan to brief President Trump when they return to the United States.
“Senator Daines and I traveled to China with one goal: to help reinforce President Trump’s efforts to level the playing field with all of our trading partners. We were there to emphasize that the President and his negotiating team have strong support from Congress,” Sen. Perdue said in a statement Wednesday.
Sens. Perdue and Daines met with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, China’s top trade negotiator, as well as National People’s Congress Chairman Li Zhanshu, and vice chairman Wang Chen. Perdue added: