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Trade insiders say Trump's botching chances of a China deal

Aug 21, 2019 - Politico

President Donald Trump says his belligerent, winner-takes-all negotiating tactics have "done well" for him over the years. But trade insiders say his aggressive moves with China are botching his chances for any long-term trade deal.

Though Trump over the weekend ratcheted down the rhetoric and insisted that talks with Beijing are back on, the White House Tuesday released no new details about upcoming negotiations. And Chinese officials continued to insist that they hadn't sought a return t...