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Josh Hawley: Abolish the World Trade Organization in Wake of Coronavirus

Samuel Corum/Getty Images Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) says the World Trade Organization (WTO) should be abolished in the wake of the Chinese coronavirus. In an op-ed for the New York Times, Hawley credits the WTO with helping to empower “China’s rise” while weakening American workers: But in the early 1990s, with America’s principal adversary gone,…

Trump: U.S. ‘Cannot Outsource Our Independence’ to Foreign Countries

President Trump says the United States must no longer outsource its economic independence to foreign countries. During his daily press briefing, Trump said the Chinese coronavirus crisis has confirmed his long-held economic nationalist viewpoint that outsourcing and offshoring the nation’s critical industries, manufacturing, and supply chains is detrimental to the American people. “This pandemic has…

Watch–Trump: ‘Bernie and I Agree’ U.S. Has Been ‘Ripped Off’ on Trade

President Trump said he hopes Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) supporters back him in the 2020 presidential election against presumptive Democrat nominee Joe Biden because the two agree that the United States’ trade policy must put American workers before corporate interests. During a press briefing on Wednesday, Trump welcomed Sanders’ supporters to his re-election campaign after…

US-China phase one trade deal. Trump scores political win, China wins time (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris breakdown the US-China phase one trade deal. Who came out ahead? Will there be a phase two deal? Support Free Speech: Subscribe to The Duran on YouTube – Find us on BitChute. The Duran Audio Podcast:Follow on Soundcloud – Subscribe on iTunes. Via The Federalist… I was very skeptical when U.S. and Chinese…

China Sending Top Trade Negotiator to U.S. To Sign Phase-One Deal Next Week

BEIJING (AP) — China’s economy czar will visit Washington next week for the signing of an interim trade deal, the government said Thursday. Vice Premier Liu He, Beijing’s chief envoy in talks with Washington over their tariff war, had been expected to attend the signing but the Commerce Ministry’s statement was the first official confirmation.…

Trump Expects China to Buy $50 Billion in U.S. Agriculture

President Donald Trump said Friday that he expects China will buy $50 billion of U.S. farm products in the near future. “I think in agriculture they will hit $50 billion,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office. Trump added that the total amount of purchases of U.S. products by China would be much more because…

Trump Folds: Will Cancel New China Tariffs, Offers To Cut Existing Tariffs By 50%...

And just like that, confirming weeks of media speculation, Trump has folded with the Dow Jones/WSJ reporting that not only will Trump not impose the new tariffs set to come into effect on Dec 15, but will cut existing tariffs by up to 50%. U.S. Negotiators Offer to Cut Existing Tariff Rates by up to…

Confidence in Trump Economy Hits Highest Level Ever

Support for Donald Trump’s economic policies rose to the highest level of his presidency in November, according to the latest Gallup opinion poll. Fifty-seven percent of Americans approved of President Trump’s handling of the economy, up from 53 percent in August and 50 percent in May. Approval is dramatically improved from the early days of…

The Sino-US Trade War – Why China can’t win it

Submitted by IFIMES… Does our history only appear overheated, while it is essentially calmly predetermined? Is it directional or conceivable, dialectic and eclectic or cyclical, and therefore cynical? Surely, our history warns. Does it also provide for a hope? Hence, what is in front of us: destiny or future? Theory loves to teach us that…

Report: ‘Phase One’ Trade Deal Could Slide Into Next Year

A “phase one” trade deal between the U.S. and China may not be completed by the end of the year, according to a report from Reuters. Talks between the U.S. and China have reportedly stalled as the two sides have pushed conflicting measures. Beijing wants an extensive rollback of existing tariffs as part of any…
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