The remarks followed comments by Mr. Trump on Monday. “We are expected to meet. If we do, that’s fine and if we don’t, that’s fine,” Mr. Trump said on CNBC. A spokesman for China’s embassy in Washington didn’t immediately reply to a request for comment. The meeting request comes as the Trump administration is considering tariffs on about $300 billion in imports from China not previously hit by duties. Both leaders are set to attend the G-20 summit at the end of June. Trade tensions with China have sharply escalated in recent weeks since Mr. Trump and senior U.S. officials publicly accused their Chinese counterparts of backtracking on what they say were prior commitments in the trade talks. The fallout after the accusations, which China denies, appears to have scuttled the chances for any agreement in the short term to roll back tariffs and change Chinese economic and business […]