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Article Date: May 2019
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Trump Again Escalates Trade Tensions with China

Showing no signs of backing off his aggressive treatment of China, the U.S. imposed tough sanctions on Huawei, the tech giant, which has infuriated the Chinese side and also hurt a number of large U.S. tech companies that are key suppliers. President Trump also went back to Twitter suggesting that the Chinese are hoping to delay making a deal until after the 2020 election so they can deal with a “weak” Democrat like Joe Biden.


That the president has incorporated the trade war into his re-election narrative seems especially worrisome. More and more, it seems that he doesn’t want to resolve ... Log in to view full article.


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