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Cohn clarifies Trump's remarks on Germany, predicts major trade talk at G7 summit

May 26, 2017
The president's senior economic adviser said on Friday that the president, in remarks to EU leaders this week, said he had “a problem with German trade,” not Germans. Reports in German newspapers were widely translated initially on Thursday to suggest Trump called Germans and Germany “very bad,” but as Inside U.S. Trade's Jenny Leonard reported , the German media reports actually suggested the president was referring to Germany's trade surplus with the U.S. Gary Cohn, speaking to a White...


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