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Trump: Tariff boost could ‘slide’ if U.S., China close to a 'real deal'

February 12, 2019 at 1:17 PM
Citing a report form U.S. officials in Beijing, President Trump said on Tuesday that a “real deal” with China could be on the horizon – and if so, he could envision letting a scheduled tariff increase “slide for a while.” “I just got a report,” Trump told reporters at the White House before a Cabinet meeting. “Things are going well with China.” “If we're close to deal, where we think we can make a real deal and it's going to...

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