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Feb 05 2024
Former US president Donald Trump has said he would impose more tariffs on Chinese goods if he wins the US presidential election in November.
In an interview with Fox News, he said the tariffs could be in excess of 60%.
"We have to do it," he said in the interview on Sunday.
Mr Trump, currently the frontrunner for the Republican party, is facing a number of criminal chargesBBC News
Feb 12 2024
Nikki Haley criticized Donald Trump’s populist stance toward NATO as well as his pledge to increase tariffs on China and other countries, attacking two of the central tenets of the former president’s argument for a return to the White House in 2024.Bloomberg
Dec 03 2019
On Monday, “U.S. President Donald Trump [announced] tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports from [Brazil and Argentina]… In an early morning tweet, Trump said the tariffs, ‘effective immediately,’ were necessary because ‘Brazil and Argentina have been presiding over a massive devaluation of their currencies. which is not good for our farmers.’” (Reuters)
The left is critical of theThe Flip Side
Aug 02 2019
On Thursday, “President Donald Trump intensified pressure on China to reach a trade deal by saying he will impose 10% tariffs Sept. 1 on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports he hasn’t already taxed.” (AP News)
The left is worried about the harmful effects of the tariffs on the US economy.
“What is already clear is that the United States, China and the world face a fewThe Flip Side
Aug 22 2023
Even in the face of growing personal legal peril, Donald Trump summoned his top economic advisers to his private golf club in New Jersey for a two-hour dinner last Wednesday night to map out a trade-focused economic plan for his presidential bid.Washington Post
Jul 24 2018
President Trump touted his tough trade polices Tuesday, calling tariffs “the greatest,” after announcing that countries caught up in tense trade relations with the U.S. would visit to negotiate.Washington Times
Feb 27 2023
'We will quickly become a manufacturing powerhouse like the world has never seen before' Former President Donald Trump stands next to a pallet of water before delivering remarks at the East Palestine Fire Department station in East Palestine, Ohio, on Feb. 22, 2023. (Michael Swensen/Getty Images) Former President Donald Trump and his 2024 presidential campaign, released his “America First”The Epoch Times
Sep 22 2023
Pence trashes Trump’s tax plan, says 10% tariff would ‘increase inflation at the worst possible time’
Former Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday dumped on Donald Trump’s plan to slap a universal 10% tariff on imported goods if he is reelected in 2024, slamming the idea as a “middle-class tax increase.”
An across-the-board tariff like the one Trump has proposed would worsen inflation and “reward adversaries like China,” Pence’s GOP presidential campaign said in an unusually sharp one-CNBC
Jul 24 2018
The administration plans an aid package to shore up the agriculture industry.Vox
May 14 2019
Tariffs imposed by the Trump administration have a small, negative impact on gross domestic product growth, according to economists, the Congressional Budget Office, the International Monetary Fund and the top White House economic adviser. That contradicts President Donald Trump’s repeated claim that the tariffs have boosted the GDP.
As the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service putFactCheck.org