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Fri Jul 13, 2018, 07:15 AM

Trade Talks with China Have 'Broken Down'

Source: PoliticalWire



July 13, 2018 at 7:17 am EDT By Taegan Goddard

New York Times: “The trade war between the United States and China showed no signs of yielding on Thursday, as Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, told lawmakers there was no clear path to resolution and Beijing blasted the administration over its approach. Mr. Mnuchin, who has tried to avoid calling the trade tensions with China a ‘war,’ said talks with Beijing had ‘broken down’ and suggested it was now up to China to come to the table with concessions.”

“The Chinese, meanwhile, accused the United States of ‘acting erratically’ and said the administration had ‘blatantly abandoned the consensuses that two sides have reached and insisted on fighting a trade war with China.’”

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sinkingfeeling Jul 2018 #1
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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jul 13, 2018, 07:51 AM

1. But, but "trade wars are easy to win".

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Reply #1)

Fri Jul 13, 2018, 08:05 AM

2. Yes, apparently as easy as "fixing" healthcare.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jul 13, 2018, 09:05 AM

3. Putin's turned against China.

What can drumpf do other than follow the orders of his master? China needs to appeal to Putin if they want this changed, drumpf will turn on a dime if Putin tells him to.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jul 13, 2018, 09:29 AM

4. Trumps core competency not dealmaking w powerful counter-parties. Its duping gullible victims - Frum

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