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Navarro: Mnuchin comment on China tariffs was ‘an unfortunate soundbite’

May 30, 2018 at 9:56 AM
The U.S. and China are still very much in a trade dispute, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said Wednesday, calling Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s announcement of a truce “an unfortunate soundbite.” “What we’re having with China is a trade dispute, plain and simple,” Navarro told NPR . The White House on Tuesday announced plans to levy a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods following a Section 301 investigation into Beijing's intellectual property and technology transfer...

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