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House majority whip: Ends will justify means for Trump’s trade policy

June 12, 2018 at 10:35 AM
The costs of President Trump’s negotiating style, and his push for leverage to strike better trade deals for U.S. exporters, will be worth the gains made if he is successful, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) said on Tuesday. “President Trump wants to get a better deal for America, and that’s not a bad thing,” Scalise said during a Politico Playbook interview. “When there are negotiations going on, everyone is trying to get leverage, so people get a little heated...

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