Donald Trump, Jimmy Carter talk China, ‘numerous other topics‘

By – Associated Press – Monday, April 15, 2019

WASHINGTON — President spoke over the weekend with former President about his China policies and “numerous other topics.”

White House spokesman Hogan Gidley says reached out to on Saturday after the former president wrote him “a beautiful letter” about ongoing trade negotiations between the U.S. and China.

’s norm-breaking presidency has strained relations among the traditionally genial club of former presidents, and he has publicly feuded with the families of the other three former living American leaders. He was not asked to speak at the funeral last year for former President George H.W. Bush.

Gidley says “has always liked” and his wife Rosalynn, and that “extended his best wishes to them on behalf of the American people.”

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