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AP FACT CHECK: Trump misrepresents facts on China's currency

Aug 06, 2019 - Associated Press Financial Wire

WASHINGTON (AP) - In the latest chapter of an escalating trade war with China, President Donald Trump is again accusing China of manipulating its currency to gain trade advantages. In doing so, he's misrepresenting the facts.

Trump has been making a charge of currency manipulation since the 2016 presidential campaign, even promising to take action against China right after taking office.

His administration took it to the next level Monday, formally labeling China a currency manipulat...