During a campaign stop in Fort Wayne, Ind., on May 1, 2016, Trump, then the Republican presidential candidate, criticized U.S. relations with China, saying the United States “can’t continue to allow China to rape our country.”

During a campaign stop in Fort Wayne, Ind., on May 1, 2016, Trump, then the Republican presidential candidate, criticized U.S. relations with China, saying the United States “can’t continue to allow China to rape our country.”