On Politics: Arrest of Chinese Executive Endangers U.S.-China Trade Truce

Good Friday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics today.


Meng Wanzhou, a top Chinese technology executive, was arrested in Canada at the request of U.S. officials on Saturday — the same day President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China met to discuss a trade truce. The detention may bolster efforts to contain China and Iran, but it could upend trade talks between the world’s two largest economies.

News of Ms. Weng’s arrest sent stock markets around the world tumbling on Thursday as concerns of an emerging cold war between the United States and China intensified.

A new study utilizing satellite imagery says North Korea is expanding a missile base that would be one of its most likely sites for deploying intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States.

From the earliest days of his campaign, Mr. Trump has railed against undocumented immigrants. But at one of his New Jersey golf clubs, current and former workers say, undocumented immigrants have made his bed, cleaned his toilet and dusted his golf trophies.

Elizabeth Warren’s decision to take a DNA test to prove her claims of Native American ancestry was roundly criticized. Publicly, she has stood by her decision. Privately, she and her advisers are worried.

After fraud allegations cast doubt on the fairness and accuracy of…

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