It was just made official. President Trump has proposed the deal, and now it’s time for China to respond. The direction Chinese President Xi Jinping chooses will prove whether he’s serious.
In a limited trade deal proposed by the Trump Administration, China can move forward with purchasing approximately $20 billion worth of U.S. agricultural products — contingent about Xi signing the deal.
Trump said, “They’ve lost trillions and trillions of dollars and they’re having the worst year they’ve had in 57 years. With that being said, we’re working with China very well … and I think it will get signed quite easily.”
Trump went on to say that he hopes the deal is signed “by the summit in Chile, where President Xi and I will both be.” He has every reason to be optimistic, too, considering China’s current economic predicament.
The president promised that he would level our playing field with China, and his efforts seem to be paying off. This new trade deal — which is limited in nature, presumably as a bargaining chip — is the next official step.
In stark contrast, as Trump continues to work hard for American workers and farmers, the Democrats are obsessed with a farcical, legally suspect, and blatantly partisan impeachment inquiry. It is a tale of two visions.
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