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Trump Says He Wants ‘Complete Deal’ With China

September 21, 2019
Vivian Salama, William Mauldin | The Wall Street Journal
President Trump rejected suggestions that the U.S. would accept a partial trade agreement with China, saying his administration is “looking for a complete deal.”
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Here are key topics in the US-China trade talks

September 20, 2019
Kayla Tausche | CNBC
A Chinese delegation about 30 officials deep has been meeting with U.S. trade officials led by the Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish. The Chinese side is led by its Vice Minister of Finance Liao Min.
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Trump was so angry after China’s trade retaliation that he wanted to double tariffs

September 4, 2019
Kayla Tausche, Jacob Pramuk | CNBC
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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Trade war taking toll on American farmers

August 29, 2019
Andrea Mitchell | NBC News
The president's trade war with China is already taking its toll on American farmers, who are seeing sales of American soybeans, pork and wheat evaporating as China retaliates against the Trump tariffs and switches to other markets.
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Beijing denies Trump's claim that China called US officials to restart talks

August 26, 2019
Eamon Javers | CNBC
U.S. equity futures moved from negative to positive overnight into Monday after President Trump said China called and is ready to come back to the negotiating table, but Chinese officials are denying the claim.
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Ahead of G7, Trump Asserts He Can Force U.S. Companies to Leave China

August 24, 2019
Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Trump asserted on Saturday that he has the authority to make good on his threat to force all American businesses to leave China, citing a national security law that has been used mainly to target terrorists, drug traffickers and pariah states like Iran, Syria and North Korea.

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August 23, 2019
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Trump defends China trade policy amid economic worries

August 21, 2019
Yamiche Alcindor | The PBS NewsHour
President Trump on Tuesday acknowledged that he is considering cutting taxes, but said the idea is not in response to recession fears. During an Oval Office meeting with the president of Romania, Trump touted the strength of the economy and said that he was confronting China on its trade policies because "somebody had to."
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NBC News/WSJ poll: Half of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy

August 20, 2019
Andrea Mitchell, Geoff Bennett, Robert Costa, Gillian Tett | NBC News
President Trump is clinging to the economy to boost his re-election chances – a new NBC News/WSJ poll says 50% of Americans approve of how he’s handling it. Meanwhile reactions against the President's tariffs has support for free trade at a high - 64-percent now believing free trade is good for America, according to the same poll. This, as President Trump continues to wage his trade war with China.
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