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Japan PM Abe wins extended term, faces Trump trade challenge

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 01:41

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has won a ruling party leadership vote, setting him on track to become Japan's longest-serving premier. As Grace Lee reports, his first immediate challenge is an expected summit with U.S. President Donald Trump next week, when he will face pressure to cut Japan's $69 billion surplus with its key ally, nearly two-thirds from auto exports.

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has won a ruling party leadership vote, setting him on track to become Japan's longest-serving premier. As Grace Lee reports, his first immediate challenge is an expected summit with U.S. President Donald Trump next week, when he will face pressure to cut Japan's $69 billion surplus with its key ally, nearly two-thirds from auto exports.

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Japan PM Abe wins extended term, faces Trump trade challenge

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 01:41