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Trump’s Bluster on Trade with China

Over the weekend, the Trump administration sought to stop the UK, Japan, and the EU from establishing separate trade deals with China in an effort to enforce economic isolation on its rival. In the new US-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA), previously NAFTA, the US outlined rules and regulations for both countries that require complete transparency of any trade deals Canada and Mexico have with China, so as to not “get undermined and [that] China does not find a backdoor way to gain access to the US market.” Steve Clemons is Washington editor-at-large for The Atlanticand MSNBC’s national security contributor. He’ll discuss what these new implications have with our relationship with China.

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