Right now, President Donald Trump is on a roll. After he beat impeachment, news came the US created 225,000 new jobs in January. The jobless rate is the lowest in half a century. Stocks at an all-time high. If he wins a second term, a re-energised Trump may be in no mood to give quarter. Photo: AP
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Resurgent Trump likely to prove unyielding in next phase of trade deal talks

  • Both the US and China were willing to compromise to reach the first phase of their tariff agreement, but recent good news for the American president has left him emboldened, which should have Beijing worried
Right now, President Donald Trump is on a roll. After he beat impeachment, news came the US created 225,000 new jobs in January. The jobless rate is the lowest in half a century. Stocks at an all-time high. If he wins a second term, a re-energised Trump may be in no mood to give quarter. Photo: AP
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