Huawei's CEO steps up war of words with President Trump
Ren said he would "ignore Trump" and may not answer his phone call should he try to negotiate, according to Bloomberg.
Zhengfei's was responding to a question about Huawei's possible involvement in a potential trade deal between the US and China.
The comments come after Huawei was placed on a trade blacklist.
That blacklist would require US companies to obtain government permission before doing business with the Chinese tech giant.