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Policy adviser: Biden will ‘use tariffs’ when needed, backed by strategy

September 22, 2020 at 12:30 PM
Former Vice President Joe Biden will use tariffs only when necessary and only when they are backed by a comprehensive strategy, a top foreign policy adviser said on Tuesday. Tony Blinken, senior foreign policy adviser for the Democratic nominee, said that while a Biden administration would prioritize making “major investments” to equip U.S. workers and manufacturers to better compete globally, tariffs would remain on the table as a tool that could be used to address “foreign cheating.” “We will consistently...

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