Despite President Trump’s punitive tariffs on Chinese imports to the U.S., American businesses seem bullish on China, with profits up, and few interested in moving manufacturing out of the People’s Republic. But Bill Whittle sees trouble down the road for China’s long-running economic surge.
While President Trump says the economy is great, and the coming Chinese trade deal will be great, White House talk of a payroll tax cut lends credence to the media’s recession narrative. Democrats running for president in 2020 would love to neuter the incumbent’s best campaign issue. Could Trump turn the tide by lifting the punitive tariffs against China to boost the economy and bring much-needed relief to U.S. farmers?
Has the United States, in the era of Trump, lost its global moral leadership? President Donald Trump levies tariffs on China and talks tough about a new trade deal, but says little about the very public crackdown on protestors in Hong Kong. While he’s been bold on trade, this week he caved on his threat to invoke higher tariffs in September. Critics say the timing makes him look meek on human rights.
Economists cool on GDP growth in 2019 and see a possible recession in 2020. Meanwhile, the American people think the major threat lies within “the Beltway.” Scott Ott leads Stephen Green and Bill Whittle to examine our prospects in the coming months. If you enjoyed this video, consider becoming one of those who produced it. […]
President Trump said he’d bring American manufacturing jobs back. He used tariffs, tax cuts and deregulation as tools to do that. Now, for the first time in years, U.S. Steel has a tentative deal with its union employees for a multi-year pay hike, a lump sum bonus and profit sharing. Plus, the firm is investing […]