President Trump and First Lady Melania’s recent visit to China was wildly successful in improving relations with the communist nation. It was clear from the welcome and treatment of President Trump that the Chinese people admire him.
Trump was given the red carpet treatment from the moment he landed in Beijing (unlike Obama’s visit in which he was completely snubbed by the Chinese in 2016). Trump was the first foreign leader allowed to dine in the Forbidden City since the founding of the People’s Republic, a grand gesture by the Chinese. Chinese leaders did not hold back at all at while trying to impress him.
Trump responded in kind when he presented President Xi with the video of his granddaughter, Arabella, speaking and singing in Mandarin. The Chinese people loved it, and it has since gone viral with the Chinese people seeing Arabella as a “child star.” The Chinese people