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Trump Pledged To End Trade and Budget Deficits. He's Made Them Bigger Instead
The president frequently conflated the two as he ran for office, but now is presiding over massive increases in both
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U.S. Trade Deficit With China Hits All-Time High Despite Tariffs
The gap is expected to grow even more despite penalties on billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
U.S. Trade Deficit Jumps To 5-Month High Despite Trump's Tariffs
Deficits with China and the European Union hit records, according to the latest federal statistics.
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Trump's Tariffs Are Screwing Farmers. Many Still Won't Blame Him.
"We’re just hoping this doesn’t last a long time."
Reuters/Bob Riha Jr
Trump Tweets 'Tariffs Working Big Time,' U.S. Trade Deficit Jumps 7 Percent In June
Economists predict the gap will widen even more through the rest of the year.
2nd-Grader Expertly Schools Donald Trump On How Trade Deficits Work
This is an education.
No Winners In U.S.-China Trade War
Trump is touting his proposed tariffs on China as a fix for the trade deficit, but it could end up costing Americans.
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Trump Briefly Admits To Making Something Up, Then Changes His Mind
Alana Horowitz Satlin
U.S. Trade Deficit Shrinks In February As Imports, Exports Fall
The trade report "shows there are headwinds for the global economy ... There are lot of geopolitical uncertainties weighing
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