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Tariff-free, subsidy-free, barrier-free – did Trump really mean it?

June 12, 2018 at 3:12 PM
Did President Trump really mean it when, during his contentious two days at last week’s G7 summit, he said the way forward for international trade should be tariff-free, subsidy-free and barrier-free movement of goods and services – describing such a G-7 commitment as the “way it should be.” His chief economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, who accompanied Trump to the Quebec meeting, went a bit further – “go to zero,” he said, then seemed to connect that step to a broader...


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