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Why Trump Lost His Battle Against the Trade Deficit

Doug Palmer | Politico | 10/06/2020

As President Donald Trump enters the final month of his reelection campaign, it’s increasingly clear that he has failed at one of the signature goals of his presidency: reducing the…

A Quick and Dirty Lesson about the Trade Deficit

Daniel J. Ikenson | CATO Institute | 04/04/2020

The trade balance is calculated as the difference between the val...

The trade deficit is soaring under Trump — and that’s a good thing

Fareed Zakaria | Washington Post | 02/20/2020

President Trump’s most consistent case for hi...

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