Trump defends China tariffs ahead of Xi meeting

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump touted what he said are the benefits of tariffs on Chinese goods, as he blasted Michael Cohen following his ex-lawyer’s guilty plea related to the Russia investigation, reported MarketWatch.

Ahead of his Saturday meeting at the G-20 summit in Argentina with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Trump suggested he is willing to continue with tariffs on Chinese products.

“Billions of dollars are pouring into the coffers of the U.S.A. because of the Tariffs being charged to China, and there is a long way to go,” Trump wrote on Twitter. Earlier this week, Trump told The Wall Street Journal it was “highly unlikely” he would suspend an increase in tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods to 25 percent. He also threatened to put tariffs on the remainder of Chinese imports.

Read the full article at MarketWatch.

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt has been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year. She is the owner of In Good Company Communications and can be reached at ingoodcompanycommunications@gmail.com.

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