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Our most-read: Congressional interactions, trade deficits, WTO tensions

February 13, 2018 at 7:24 AM
Trump met with Finance Republicans, while Lighthizer met with Ways & Means members. Trade deficit increases in first Trump year, sharp rise sparks eyes-of-beholders reactions . Significant increases in the Chinese and Mexican deficits, both at the center of President Trump’s frequent argument for overhauling U.S. trade relationships, highlight the just-released Commerce Department rundown. In reaction, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said the trade deficit “is a poor measure of whether a particular set of trade policies – or trade...

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