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Trump was so angry after China’s trade retaliation that he wanted to double tariffs

President Donald Trump wanted to double tariff rates on Chinese goods last month after Beijing’s latest retaliation in a boiling trade war before settling on a smaller increase, three sources told CNBC.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
CNBC
Topics: 
Donald Trump
China
Trade
Author Info: Kayla Tausche, Jacob Pramuk
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President Donald Trump wanted to double tariff rates on Chinese goods last month after Beijing’s latest retaliation in a boiling trade war before settling on a smaller increase, three sources told CNBC.
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