Donald Trump: ‘Nobody treats us much worse than the EU’

10/15/2018

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Chase Winter | Deutsche Welle

Donald Trump: ‘Nobody treats us much worse than the EU’

US President Donald Trump on Sunday again railed against the trans-Atlantic trade relationship, claiming that “nobody treats us much worse than the European Union.”

“The European Union was formed in order to take advantage of us on trade, and that’s what they’ve done,”¬†Trump said in a televised interview on CBS.

Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Junker agreed in July to reduce trade tensions and work toward elimination of tariffs on industrial goods. Both sides also agreed no new tariffs would be imposed as trade talks continue, taking US threats to impose levies on European auto imports temporally off the table.

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