Skirmishing between US President Donald Trump and possible Democratic challengers for 2020 has started and former US vice-president Joe Biden has taken swipes at China. Photo: AFP

As US elections near and trade war rages on, analysts say China card cannot be played to anyone’s advantage

  • China policy and fiery rhetoric about tariffs are not the preserve of Republicans
  • Analysts worry that trade negotiations could be dragged along the road to 2020
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Skirmishing between US President Donald Trump and possible Democratic challengers for 2020 has started and former US vice-president Joe Biden has taken swipes at China. Photo: AFP
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US President Donald Trump speaks during the National Rifle Association annual meeting on Friday. Photo: AFP

‘I’m a young, vibrant man,’ Donald Trump, 72, says in fresh attack on 2020 presidential rival Joe Biden, 76

  • Biden and Bernie Sanders, 77, are leading the field of candidates seeking next year’s Democratic Party nomination
  • Of the 20 Democrats in the running, 10 are under age 50, with three of those half Biden’s age or younger
Topic |   Donald Trump

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US President Donald Trump speaks during the National Rifle Association annual meeting on Friday. Photo: AFP
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