Chris Christie Is Right, Trump's Trade War Accomplished Nothing

Posted on AllSides December 7th, 2023
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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made a strong point at tonight's GOP presidential debate by criticizing former President Donald Trump's trade policies.

"You can't say he was good on trade," Christie said, directly rebutting a comment former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley had made earlier in the evening. "He didn't change one Chinese policy in the process. He failed on it."

"All he did was impose tariffs, which raise the prices for every American," Christie added.

Trump's presidency overturned decades of a generally pro-trade Republican consensus and ushered in...

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