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  • On campaign trail, Trump and Biden clash over China as trade war deepens

    The president’s tariff brinkmanship is emerging as a proxy in a contest over who is better prepared to blunt the rising Asian power’s challenge to U.S. global standing.

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  • Could a weakening US economy imperil Trump’s trade war against China?

    President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is based on two basic and complementary assumptions: the U.S. economy is strong and, perhaps more importantly, stronger than the Chinese economy. Last summer when the war began heating up, both assumptions were certainly true. The American economy was booming, while China’s was slowing. Hence, the U.S. was [

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  • Trump is ramping up tensions with China in a much bigger way than the trade war

    Much attention has been devoted to President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, which is projected to collectively make both nations $455 billion poorer. But that may not even be the biggest foreign policy crisis Trump is triggering with China. According to Business Insider, Trump may be threatening the One China policy that makes cooperative [

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  • Trump's favorite scorecard in the trade war with China took a hit in April

    The gap between all American products shipped abroad and goods the US imported shrank in April as both exports and imports fell.   The politically sensitive trade deficit in goods with China jumped, however, likely drawing ire from President Donald Trump as Washington remains locked in a tariff dispute with Beijing. Trump views the trade balance as a scorecard of sorts in his economic wars. The gap between all American products shipped abroad and goods the US imported fell at the start of the...

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