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Trump admin. declines to brand China a currency manipulator

Trump, who is spending the Easter weekend at his Florida estate, wrote on Twitter, "Why would I call China a currency manipulator when they are working with us on the North Korean problem?" Trump wrote, raising the possibility his decision could be reversed.

"Shifting to North Korea's failed missile launch on Saturday, McCain claimed that he "[didn't] think" it was American sabotage that caused the North Korean missile test of fail. North Korea "first real test" for Trump Sunday shows preview: McMaster hits circuit for second straight week Five hurdles to avoiding a government shutdown MORE (R-Ariz.) said Sunday.

In its Semi-Annual Report to Congress on International Economic and Exchange Rate Policies, the Treasury Department concluded that no major trading partner of the United States, including China, has manipulated their currencies over the past six months to keep them undervalued, Xinhua news agency reported.

If North Korea were to fire a missile at the USA, "we would have to rely on our ability to intercept it, and by the way, I'm told that we do have that ability", McCain told NBC's "Meet the Press".

The US hopes China - North Korea's largest trading partner - can apply pressure to Pyongyang to curtail its nuclear ambitions.

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