Scoop: China is considering a U.S. request to shift some tariffs on key agricultural goods to other products so the Trump administration can sell its trade deal as a win for farmers ahead of the 2020 election, and so Beijing can meet its purchase targets.
As we await Mueller's findings, Trump is already working with a foreign power--China, this time--to enhance his 2020 odds. Can't get much lower than asking Beijing to shift its tariffs from farmers to other sectors (i.e. non-Trump voters).
Trump reportedly wants China to shift retaliatory tariffs from farmers to other US exporters so he can sell as a win for farmers... ...instead of reality that he restored only SOME of what they had AND he just moved retaliation costs onto OTHER Americans
China is considering a U.S. request to shift some tariffs on key farm goods so the Trump administration can sell any eventual trade deal as a win for farmers ahead of the 2020 election
China is considering switching up its tariffs on U.S. goods so that Trump can say he got a win for farmers
The Trump administration is reportedly asking China to shift its tariffs to benefit US farmers and, presumably, harm US manufacturers.
Rest assured, it's blue-district exports that will now get slammed. via
"China is considering a U.S. request to shift some tariffs on key agricultural goods to other products so Trump can sell any eventual trade deal as a win for farmers ahead of the 2020 election" via