Chinese Vice Premier Liu He meets Trump on day one of trade talks


TRUMP LIU HE WHITE HOUSE OVAL OFFICE MEETINGU.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in the Oval Office on May 17, 2018. (Twitter/@RealDonaldTrump)

High-stakes trade diplomacy is underway in Washington, with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He leading a delegation from Beijing.

Liu met with with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.

He then met with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office.

CGTN’s Nathan King has more on what’s at stake, and behind the scenes drama reportedly unfolding in the West Wing.

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