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Donald Trump again threatens to scale back US economic ties with China

Donald Trump reiterates threat to scale back US economic ties with China

  • President threatens to punish American firms that create jobs overseas and to forbid those that do business in China from winning federal contracts
  • Trump has sought to make China an election-year issue, portraying rival Joe Biden as a lackey of Beijing

Topic |   US-China trade war

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Donald Trump again threatens to scale back US economic ties with China

Corrected [1:03am, 9 Sep, 2020]

  • [1:03am, 9 Sep, 2020]

    An earlier version of this report cited an Iowa State University survey of US farmers as having been conducted this year. The reference has been removed because the survey was from 2019.

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