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What’s behind Trump’s trade war with China

Clip: 05/07/2019 | 9m 48s

Chinese and Trump administration officials are supposed to meet later this week to hammer out a trade agreement, but the challenge may be more difficult now that Trump has threatened to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods. NPR’s Laura Sullivan talks to Yamiche Alcindor about how Trump’s more hawkish advisers are influencing his policy to depart from that of previous administrations.

Aired: 05/07/19

Rating: NR

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