Trump to help ZTE get back in business

President Donald Trump ordered the U.S. Commerce Department to get ZTE Corp. back into business, weeks after cutting off the massive Chinese telecom equipment maker from its U.S. suppliers with a condemnation of ZTE’s “egregious” behavior.

Trump said in a Sunday morning tweet, posted minutes after arriving at his golf course in Virginia, that he and Chinese leader Xi Jinping are working together to give ZTE “a way to get back into business, fast.”

In a major reversal for a president who has accused China many times of stealing U.S. jobs, Trump said the “Commerce Department has been instructed to get it done!” because “too many jobs in China lost.” The tweet comes as China plans to send Vice Premier Liu He to Washington this week to discuss trade tensions.

The U.S. blockade has choked off the revenue of the No. 2 Chinese telecom gear maker, which employs about 75,000

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