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Think we're doing well with North Korea. We'll have to see. I think part of the North Korean problem is caused by our trade disputes with China. China's been taking out about $500 billion a year from the United States for many years. We can't let that happen. We have to straighten out our trade relationship, because too much money is being lost by us.
And, as you know, China is the route to North Korea. 93% of the product and the various things that go into North Korea go in through China. So I think that now that we're in somewhat - I don't like to call it a trade war, and I think our country is doing very well, but China is having a very, very tough time. And I think that China makes it much more difficult in terms of our relationship with North Korea.
Now, I knew that. But I couldn't wait any longer. When I got in - I've been talking about China for a long time. When I came into office, I purposely didn't do much with respect to the trade on China because I wanted to see if we can work out North Korea. But when you are losing $400 to $500 billion a year, and it's going to China, and coming away from our country and our taxpayers, I can't let that go on.
I have a fantastic relationship with Chairman Kim, as you probably know. And we're just going to have to see how it all ends up. But I had to move on China from the standpoint of trade, because it really was not fair to our country.