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Thu Dec 6, 2018, 10:55 PM

John Bolton knew of Huawei arrest before Trump-Xi dinner


‘I knew in advance,’ top White House aide said of arrest that happened on same day as US-China talks

Perhaps the most striking detail of the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Canada was that it took place on the same day that leaders from the US and China were engaged in delicate trade talks in Buenos Aires.

After news of the event, which didn’t break until Wednesday, speculation swirled as to whether the US or the Chinese president knew of the law-enforcement action.

Buenos Aires is five hours ahead of Vancouver, where the arrest took place, so it is possible that the Chinese delegation was unaware.

But at least one Trump administration official in attendance at the dinner suggested he did know of the police action.

Read more: http://www.atimes.com/article/john-bolton-knew-of-huawei-arrest-before-trump-xi-dinner/

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Fri Dec 7, 2018, 07:53 AM

1. Bolton also did not inform Trump according

his interview on NPR this morning.

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