2020 ELECTION/BORDER/CHINA/CORRUPTION/JOBS/JOE BIDEN/MANUFACTURING/NAFTA/PENNSYLVANIA/TRADE DEALS/WAR/WTO: “Joe Biden is a globalist who spent 47 years outsourcing your jobs, opening your borders, and sacrificing American blood and treasure in endless foreign wars. He shuttered your steel mills, annihilated your coal jobs, and supported every disastrous trade deal for half a century… …He was a cheerleader for NAFTA and […]

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NAFTA/TRADE DEALS/USMCA: “I ended the NAFTA nightmare and signed the brand new USMCA, just kicked in. You know how I know it’s good? Because the other two countries aren’t so happy. It’s good. They took advantage of us for a long time.” -Donald Trump, “LIVE: President Donald Trump in Erie, PA #Pennsylvania,” YouTube.com, Oct. 20, […]

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BERNIE SANDERS/TRADE DEALS: “I think Bernie Sanders is the nicest, greatest loser I’ve ever seen because— No, it’s true, and I mean this. We’re going to get a lot of their votes because they love us on trade because the one thing Bernie is right on is, every country in his world, including our so-called […]

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BORDER/ISIS/JOBS/MILITARY/TERRORISM/TRADE DEALS: “In just 3 and a half years, we have secured America’s Borders, rebuilt the awesome power of the U.S. Military, obliterated the ISIS caliphate, fixed our disastrous Trade Deals, and brought JOBS back home to America – and back to MINNESOTA! #MAGA“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 30, 2020 4:51 pm […]

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BORDER/ISIS/JOBS/MILITARY/PENNSYLVANIA/TERRORISM/TRADE DEALS: “In just 3 and a half years, we have secured America’s Borders, rebuilt the awesome power of the U.S. Military, obliterated the ISIS caliphate, fixed our disastrous Trade Deals, and brought JOBS back home to America – and back to PENNSYLVANIA! #MAGA“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 26, 2020 3:12 pm […]

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JOE BIDEN/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Mr. President — If you’re so good at making deals, then why does your trade deal cost American workers so much pain while letting China off the hook for its biggest trade abuses?” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, Sep. 7, 2020 8:10 pm […]

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BERNIE SANDERS/TRADE DEALS: “Do you know crazy Bernie? I had a lot of his voters come to me four years ago, a big percentage. You know why? Because I agree with him and he agrees with me on one thing, trade. The trade. Because he knew that other countries are ripping us off and so […]

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JOE BIDEN/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “In 2016, President Trump promised to reduce the trade deficit and said: ‘You will see a drop like you’ve never seen before.’ The reality? It’s the highest it’s been in 12 years. American workers can’t afford another four years of his failed leadership.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, Sep. 3, 2020 9:00 […]

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2020 ELECTION/BERNIE SANDERS/CRIME/HILLARY CLINTON/JOE BIDEN/PENNSYLVANIA/POLLS/TRADE DEALS: “Joe Biden is coming out of the basement earlier than his hoped for ten days because his people told him he has no choice, his poll numbers are PLUNGING! Going to Pittsburgh, where I have helped industry to a record last year, & then back to his basement for […]

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CANADA/JOBS/TARIFFS/TRADE DEALS: “Beautiful Maine Lobsters will now move tariff-free to Europe! For first time in many years. GREAT new deal by USTR levels playing field with Canada. Millions of $’s more in EXPORTS… …More JOBS from Eastport, Cutler, & Jonesport to Stonington, Friendship, and Casco Bay. I am proud to help the great people of […]

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NAFTA/TRADE DEALS/USMCA: “We have the USMCA which is phenomenal. It supports more than 750,000 Florida jobs. Mexico and Canada took advantage of us under NAFTA, like you wouldn’t believe. One of the worst trade deals, probably the worst trade deal ever signed. We lost tens of thousands of businesses.” -Donald Trump as quoted by Factbase, […]

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CHINA/CORONAVIRUS/TRADE DEALS: “But I have to tell you, four days ago, the corn order was the largest corn order in the history of ordering corn. It was the biggest China ordered… The biggest order in the history of corn. Then they did, if you look at soybeans, it was the largest soybean order in history, […]

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CHINA/JOE BIDEN/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “On every relevant metric since Trump took office, Beijing’s position is stronger and America’s is weaker… I’ll rally our allies to set the rules of the road and push back on Beijing’s aggressive and predatory behavior.” -Joe Biden, “My Statement on Trump’s Failing Trade Deal with China,” medium.com, Aug. 5, […]

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CHINA/JOE BIDEN/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Trump’s ‘phase one’ trade deal with China is failing — badly. Trump hasn’t even managed to secure half of China’s purchase commitments under the agreement… Even before the pandemic, Trump’s go-it-alone trade war was hammering American workers, small businesses, and farmers: sharply increasing the U.S. trade deficit, causing a spike […]

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NAFTA/TRADE DEALS/USMCA: “To defend our farmers and workers, we officially replaced the disaster known as NAFTA, probably the worst trade deal in history with a brand new USMCA, that’s Mexico and Canada… It was a total disaster. You know better than anybody, factories just fled. The workers, jobs were gone. The companies fled to Mexico […]

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NAFTA/TRADE DEALS/USMCA: “For many, many decades, in my opinion, we put America last. If you look at the crazy, horrible, disgraceful trade deals that we’ve watched for many years destroy our country — NAFTA, we terminated it. We have USMCA now, which is a great deal, and our farmers are doing really well despite the […]

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NAFTA/TRADE DEALS/USMCA: “We officially replaced the total disaster known as NAFTA with the brand new USMCA, that’s Mexico and Canada, United States, MCA, and it’s really been incredible. U.S dairy exports are expected to surge by at least 50%. The tariffs, as you know, are way, way down. They were 287% at the Canadian border […]

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NAFTA/TRADE DEALS/USMCA: “We just signed the USMCA, which is phenomenal for our country and our farmers. Got rid of one of the worst trade deals in history, NAFTA. One of the worst trade deals ever. How anybody could have signed it, but worse, how anybody could have let it run for 25 years or whatever […]

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MEXICO/NAFTA/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/USMCA: “So the relationship with Mexico and the United States is very strong. We just signed the USMCA, which is tremendous. We had a horrible, horrible situation with NAFTA. It was the worst trade deal I think probably ever made. And now we have a great trade deal for the United States […]

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CANADA/MEXICO/NAFTA/TRADE DEALS/USMCA: “Today we celebrate the historic victory we achieved together just days ago when NAFTA was officially terminated — one of the worst trade deals in history — and replaced with a brand-new, beautiful USMCA… While NAFTA slashed wages and eliminated jobs, the USMCA includes groundbreaking labor protections for workers in both nations. This […]

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CHINA/TRADE DEALS: “The China Trade Deal is fully intact. Hopefully they will continue to live up to the terms of the Agreement!“ –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, June 22, 2020 4:22 pm […]

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AFRICAN AMERICANS/JOE BIDEN/TRADE DEALS/WAR: “I’ve done more in less than 4 years than Biden’s done in more than 40 years, including for Black America. Biden has been a part of every failed decision for decades. Bad Trade Deals, Endless Wars, you name it, he has shown a complete lack of leadership. He’s weak & shot!!!“ […]

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CHINA/JOE BIDEN/TRADE DEALS: “Nobody in 50 years has been WEAKER on China than Sleepy Joe Biden. He was asleep at the wheel. He gave them EVERYTHING they wanted, including rip-off Trade Deals. I am getting it all back!“ –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, May 25, 2020 10:05 am […]

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CHINA/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRADE DEALS: “As I have said for a long time, dealing with China is a very expensive thing to do. We just made a great Trade Deal, the ink was barely dry, and the World was hit by the Plague from China. 100 Trade Deals wouldn’t make up the difference – and all those innocent […]

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CHINA/TARIFFS/TRADE DEALS: “Look, tariffs, at a minimum, are the greatest negotiating tool that we have ever devised — that were never used for negotiation. President Xi only made the deal with us — they’re going to buy $250 billion… They didn’t want to buy from us. They took advantage of our country. Now they have […]

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JAPAN/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “’Trump did a deal with Japan. A lot of our product goes to Japan, and we are booming in North Dakota.’ Jim on C Span, Washington Journal. Our Trade Deals will be having a big impact on our Country as they kick in!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, April 11, 2020 11:01 am […]

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CORONAVIRUS/TAXES/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “’With the Tax Cuts and new Trade Deals, we were set for a tremendous growth rate this year…. and then the Virus came along.’ @larry_kudlow @MariaBartiromo We were breaking all records, especially on employment. It will all come roaring back again, and fast!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, March 29, 2020 11:07 am […]

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DEMS/GOP/TAXES/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Hoping to get the payroll tax cut approved by both Republicans and Democrats, and please remember, very important for all countries & businesses to know that trade will in no way be affected by the 30-day restriction on travel from Europe. The restriction stops people not goods.” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, March […]

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TRADE DEALS/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS/USMCA: “The Interagency Environment Committee for Monitoring and Enforcement (Committee) is hereby established to coordinate United States efforts to monitor and enforce environmental obligations consistent with title VIII of the Act and, with respect to Mexico and Canada, to carry out assessments of their environmental laws and policies, to carry out monitoring […]

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TRADE DEALS/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS/USMCA: “The Interagency Committee on Trade in Automotive Goods (Committee) is hereby established to provide advice, as appropriate, on the implementation, enforcement, and modification of provisions of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (Agreement) that relate to automotive goods, including the automotive rules of origin and the alternative staging regime that are part of […]

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CHINA/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “….product and goods to China and other countries. That’s what trade is all about. We don’t want to make it impossible to do business with us. That will only mean that orders will go to someplace else. As an example, I want China to buy our jet engines, the best in […]

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TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “For the first time in American History, we have replaced a disastrous Trade Deal that REWARDED outsourcing with a truly FAIR and RECIPROCAL Trade Deal that will keep jobs, wealth and growth right here in AMERICA! https://t.co/bDe8IV9DyD“ –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, January 29, 2020 2:24 pm […]

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TEXAS/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I will be going to Austin, Texas. Leaving soon. Always like (love!) being in the Lone Star State. Speaking to our great Farmers. They hit ‘paydirt’ with our incredible new Trade Deals: CHINA, JAPAN, MEXICO, CANADA, SOUTH KOREA, and many others!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, January 19, 2020 12:44 pm […]

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CHINA/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I will be signing our very large and comprehensive Phase One Trade Deal with China on January 15. The ceremony will take place at the White House. High level representatives of China will be present. At a later date I will be going to Beijing where talks will begin on Phase […]

Read More… from 12/31/2019


CHINA/TRADE DEALS/TRADE WAR/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday [12-12-19] signed off on a trade deal with China that would delay a new round of tariffs that was to be put in place on Dec. 15, Bloomberg News reported. A source briefed on the trade talks told Reuters earlier on Thursday that the […]

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DEMS/HOUSE OF REPS/NANCY PELOSI/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/USMCA: “Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s landmark trade deal with President Donald Trump gives vulnerable House Democrats a crucial legislative victory amid GOP accusations that they’re obsessed with impeachment. Yet some Democrats are fretting the agreement comes at an unacceptable cost: Boosting Trump’s reelection, potentially in a major way. The president […]

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FOREIGN DIGNITARIES/MEXICO/NANCY PELOSI/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Nancy Pelosi sat Mexico’s top trade negotiator and foreign minister down in her office and gave the two men an ultimatum. It was late September, and Democrats feared Mexico was not going to implement labor protections mandated by the new North American trade agreement. So Pelosi convened a small, […]

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GOP/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP PEOPLE/USMCA: “Most Republicans are jumping for joy now that the Trump administration has finally clinched a new North American trade deal with House Democrats. Not Sen. Pat Toomey. The conservative Pennsylvanian lambasted the deal on Tuesday [12-10-19] as a potential drag on the economy and a capitulation to Democratic labor demands, becoming by […]

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NANCY PELOSI/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Nancy Pelosi just had a nervous fit. She hates that we will soon have 182 great new judges and sooo much more. Stock Market and employment records. She says she ‘prays for the President.’ I don’t believe her, not even close. Help the homeless in your district Nancy. USMCA?” –Donald […]

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CHINA/ELECTION/NAFTA/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump needs two big achievements to keep markets and the economy as glittering assets in his challenging 2020 reelection bid: passage of a new NAFTA and a trade deal with China. But Democrats are stringing him along on the first — the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement — and he’s engaged in […]

Read More… from 11/29/2019


DEMS/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff, AOC and the rest of the Democrats are not getting important legislation done, hence, the Do Nothing Democrats. USMCA, National Defense Authorization Act, Gun Safety, Prescription Drug Prices, & Infrastructure are dead in the water because of the Dems!”  –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, November 24, 2019 7:30 am […]

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NANCY PELOSI/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Our Crazy, Do Nothing (where’s USMCA, infrastructure, lower drug pricing & much more?) Speaker of the House, Nervous Nancy Pelosi, who is petrified by her Radical Left knowing she will soon be gone (they & Fake News Media are her BOSS), suggested on Sunday’s DEFACE THE NATION….”  -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, […]

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AUTO INDUSTRY/CHINA/ECONOMY/GERMANY/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “For three decades, China’s burgeoning demand for German cars, machines and engineering tools has been a steady engine of growth for Europe’s largest economy, gratefully championed by successive governments in Berlin. But the engine is starting to splutter. China’s economy is slowing, Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ policies are hurting global […]

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BRITAIN/EU/TARIFFS/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain spoke with President Trump by phone on Tuesday [11-5-19], and to judge by the dueling summaries of the call provided by the White House and 10 Downing Street, Mr. Johnson and Mr. Trump were involved in two completely different conversations. The White House said the […]

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CHINA/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “China and the USA are working on selecting a new site for signing of Phase One of Trade Agreement, about 60% of total deal, after APEC in Chile was canceled do to unrelated circumstances. The new location will be announced soon. President Xi and President Trump will do signing!”  –Donald Trump, […]

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CHINA/TARIFFS/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump said Monday [10-28-19] that negotiations for the so-called phase one of the United States’ trade deal with China were ‘ahead of schedule’…The comments come ahead of Trump’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Chile on Nov. 16-17…On Friday, Treasury Secretary Steven […]

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CHINA/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday [10-18-19] said he thinks a trade deal between the United States and China will be signed by the time the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings take place in Chile on Nov. 16 and 17. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will provide Beijing’s perspective on the progress […]

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CHINA/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Good things are happening at China Trade Talk Meeting. Warmer feelings than in recent past, more like the Old Days. I will be meeting with the Vice Premier today. All would like to see something significant happen!”  –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October 11, 2019 8:49 am […]

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CHINA/TARIFFS/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The United States and China made good progress in high-level trade talks on Thursday [10-10-19], President Donald Trump told reporters, despite expectations that the two sides remain far away from a comprehensive deal…The Chinese team led by Vice Premier Liu He is in Washington for the first since Trump escalated his […]

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CHINA/JOE BIDEN/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump denied he would seek to tie a potential investigation into the Biden family to any trade deal with China, however he again pressed Beijing to investigate unfounded claims against his political rival. Speaking to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House Friday [10-4-19], Trump reiterated […]

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JAPAN/TARIFFS/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The United States and Japan may fall short of signing a trade deal this week, as negotiators from both countries grapple with how to resolve President Trump’s threat to place tariffs on cars from Japan. The two countries had been working toward signing a limited trade deal this week, as Mr. […]

Read More… from 9/23/2019


CHINA/INDIA/TRADE DEALS/TRADE WAR/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Call it the art of the mini-deal. The Trump administration is on the cusp of announcing a new trade deal with India, potentially within the next week as President Trump prepares to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India. It should be a proud moment for Mr. Trump, who […]

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CHINA/JAPAN/TARIFFS/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump said on Monday [9-16-19] that his administration had reached an initial trade agreement with Japan and would announce a deal in the coming weeks. The trade pact, while limited, is expected to increase access for American agricultural products like beef and chicken to the Japanese market. That would provide […]

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TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “….VERY stupidly negotiated Trade Deals, and Illegal Immigration, are a tremendous cost and burden to our Country. They are BOTH coming along very well and someday, in the not too distant future, America will see a very positive change. Remember, America First!”  –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 13, 2019 9:41 am […]

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CHINA/EU/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “….Trump is doing to China is not lost on the rest of the world. Europe has had among the most protectionist policies forever. They’re sitting there and saying, gee, are we next? Maybe you are! We’ve got to change the rules. The U.S. can’t defend the world and pay for it….”  […]

Read More… from 9/4/2019


CHINA/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “‘The Chinese are very adept at not accepting anything. You’ve got to be very tough, and that’s what Trump is doing. It’s in China’s interest to correct, and I think we’ll end up with a solution that’s dramatically better than we have today. Frankly, I think the impact of what…” –Donald […]

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CHINA/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “‘The Chinese are very adept at not accepting anything. You’ve got to be very tough, and that’s what Trump is doing. It’s in China’s interest to correct, and I think we’ll end up with a solution that’s dramatically better than we have today. Frankly, I think the impact of what….” –Donald […]

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CHINA/EU/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “For all of the ‘geniuses’ out there, many who have been in other administrations and ‘taken to the cleaners’ by China, that want me to get together with the EU and others to go after China Trade practices remember, the EU & all treat us VERY unfairly on Trade also. Will […]

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CHINA/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “We are doing very well in our negotiations with China. While I am sure they would love to be dealing with a new administration so they could continue their practice of ‘ripoff USA’ ($600 B/year),16 months PLUS is a long time to be hemorrhaging jobs and companies on a long-shot….” –Donald […]

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CHINA/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “….And then, think what happens to China when I win. Deal would get MUCH TOUGHER! In the meantime, China’s Supply Chain will crumble and businesses, jobs and money will be gone!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 3, 2019 8:12 am […]

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AGRICULTURE/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “…Trade Agreement.’ @business @ChuckGrassley @joniernst @SenatorFischer @BenSasse Making great progress for our Farmers. Approved E-15, year round. Big additional list to be submitted & approved within two weeks. Will be even better for Ethanol, and we save our small refineries!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 2, 2019 9:37 pm […]

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AGRICULTURE/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP PEOPLE: “….Trade Agreement.’ @business @ChuckGrassley @joniernst @debfisher @BenSasse Making great progress for our Farmers. Approved E-15, year round. Big additional list to be submitted and approved within two weeks. Will be even better for Ethanol, and we save our small refineries!”  –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 2, 2019 4:58 pm […]

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