Trump is just fighting back in a trade war that China started long ago

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Author(s) New York Post editorial board
Source New York Post
Date May 8, 2019
Quotes-start.png In the wake of Trump’s move, Beijing is threatening to retaliate with “necessary countermeasures.” But its options are pretty limited. Fact is, the US economy is strong, while China’s is slowing. And the US trade deficit with China, $419 billion last year, means Beijing has more to lose from escalations. You can see why New York’s own Sen. Chuck Schumer is urging the president to “hang tough on China.” Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Trade war is good for the United States on the topic China–United States trade war.