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Trump hopes for more 'even' trade relationship with Germany; Merkel pushes TTIP

March 17, 2017
President Trump said Friday he hopes the U.S. and Germany can make their trade relationship more “even,” telling reporters alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel that “Germany's done very well in its trade deals with the United States, and I give them credit for it.” Trump did not elaborate on what trade agreements he was referring to; Germany, as a member of the European Union, has ceded its authority on trade negotiations to the EU. It does not have a direct...


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