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By Tanner Brown / Dec 12, 2018 09:32 AM / Politics & Law

U. S. President Donald Trump told Reuters he would intervene in the case of arrested Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou if he believed it could secure a better trade deal with China.

"If I think it’s good for the country, if I think it’s good for what will be certainly the largest trade deal ever made – which is a very important thing – what’s good for national security – I would certainly intervene if I thought it was necessary,” Trump told Reuters in the Oval Office.

Meng was arrest Dec. 1 in Canada for allegedly violating U.S. sanctions against Iran. She was granted bail Tuesday in Vancouver. 

Read more: How the final day of Meng's Vancouver hearing unfolded

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