Report: Tax Records Show Trump Tried to Land China Projects

President Donald Trump spent a decade unsuccessfully pursuing projects in China, operating an office there during his first run for president.

  • Published 20 October 2020
President Donald Trump waves after a campaign rally at Erie International Airport, Tom Ridge Field, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Erie, Pa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spent a decade unsuccessfully pursuing projects in China, operating an office there during his first run for president and forging a partnership with a major government-controlled company, The New York Times reported. China is one of only three foreign nations — the others are Britain and Ireland — where Trump maintains a bank account, according to a Times analysis of the president’s tax records. The foreign accounts do not…

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