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Article Date: April 2018
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Trump Floats the Idea of Rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The President told a gathering of state lawmakers and governors from farm states that he was directing his advisors to look into rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership of 11 nations that originally included the United States. That is a sharp reversal from his position during the 2016 election which based much of its message on the damage that trade deals have done to the U.S. economy. Later, Trump also reiterated his threat to impose 25% duties on $100 million in Chinese imports in addition to the $50 million already listed for retaliation as a result of the 301 investigation into China’s ... Log in to view full article.


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