President Trump has no appetite for actual trade policy.

Our Trade Policy Is a Shredded Mess, and Our President Is a Confetti Cannon

Our Trade Policy Is a Shredded Mess, and Our President Is a Confetti Cannon

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
May 30 2018 8:03 PM

Our Trade Snore With China

The Trump administration’s on-again, off-again tariffs.

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President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Nov. 9.

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