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Trump: Without tariffs as leverage 'we wouldn't do nearly as well' in trade talks

March 13, 2018
President Trump on Tuesday endorsed using tariffs as leverage in trade negotiations, saying “we wouldn't do nearly as well” without them – a belief he said was shared by Larry Kudlow, a top candidate to replace Gary Cohn as the director of the National Economic Council. “I'm looking at Larry Kudlow very strongly,” Trump said on Tuesday when asked about Cohn's potential replacement. “We don't agree on everything, but in this case I think that's good. I want to have...


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