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Trump says China trade deal 'close' but dashes hopes for signing details

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"close" to a"phase one" trade deal,

I wonder whether this phase of the trade deal includes even more business arrangements between Trump/Ivanka Inc. and the Chinese Communist Party (CPC).

Given Trump's highest priority is increasing his family fortunes while in office (and paying off loans to international 'financiers') and not the American people, I think he's probably once again put his bank accounts first.

But also given Trump's lied and flip-flopped so many times, I can't trust this, his latest claim, which was probably done to quiet those watching stock prices. That would include Trump and family.

Does anyone know whether Trump's released his tax info since he's been in office to see which companies he owns shares in, and whether any of them have got even larger government contracts or increased subsidies (aka socialism for the rich) since 2016?

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Donny is constantly saying things, but rarely is what he says accurate or truthful.

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The master it market manipulation.

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Another distraction from the public impeachment inquiry coming soon. He wants to test the waters and sees what bites, so he is attending all of these sporting events. I guess he will show up at Kanye's Church session too.

I predict North Korea will make some noise soon to see if the president wants to dance because they both need a publicity win at the moment.

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Go Trump Go forward... Fake media, the corrupt media, the left media will keep barking at you. Never mind. Keep the good work. Bring China to our door step. Let them buy ours and stop stealing our intellectual property. No more bribe as they gave to Obama, Biden , Hilary and the kin pins. That era is over. Now we have President who is a patriot.

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Now we have President who is a patriot.

Yes, very patriotic where money is concerned. It seems all bow before China when it comes to filthy lucre. Freedom of speech gets chucked out the window; witness the NBA tweet debacle and CBS censoring a show that satirized (ironically) Chinese censorship.

Meanwhile, China imprisons millions because of their religion and it continues to occupy and brutalize.

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Now we have President who is a patriot.

Dang straight - he won't let the Chinese cheat us out of jobs with their unfair trade policies....he protects American workers and stands up to the Chinese dictators...

Just look at where he gets his clothing line and Ivanka her shoe line made....in...er.....uh....Chinese sweatshop factories....

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/trump-event-touted-made-america-goods-lot-his-merchandise-couldn-n893656

Some patriot...

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There have been no new changes.

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Trump is still waiting for the his other Chinese made shoe to drop.

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Trump touted tax cuts passed by Republicans in 2017, saying they have created an unprecedented economic boom, and said there was room for further reductions in rates too. He alluded to a Republican "tax cut 2.0" plan that has been stalled by Democrats in the House of Representatives.

Yeah, The Dems don't want the economy to get any better between now and 2020, that's for sure.

Given Trump's highest priority is increasing his family fortunes while in office

Even if that was true, which it's not, fact is most Americans, including middle class Americans are doing better now financially and otherwise than they were 3 years ago, and that's with all the homeless wallowing in Democrat-run cities like San Francisco which Pelosi should be trying to fix instead of wasting time trying fruitlessly to remove Trump from office.

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Even if that was true, which it's not, fact is most Americans, including middle class Americans are doing better now financially and otherwise than they were 3 years ago, and that's with all the homeless wallowing in Democrat-run cities like San Francisco which Pelosi should be trying to fix instead of wasting time trying fruitlessly to remove Trump from office.

Not to mention the biggest hurdle that the Democrats have is to try to convince the American people who are going to have a wonderful Christmas this year and are going to spend a lot of money according to analysts. So how do you attack the president on the economy. This is what Democrats don’t understand, the only thing that matters is the economy and Trump has not only improved it, but made it better for small businesses as well as international businesses and the Democrats are running on what.... Income redistribution, taxing more of the middleclass to pay for healthcare system that will never be implemented? There is no way that the Democrats can win even remotely close on the economy and beat the president, but maybe if they try to impeach him.....oh, wait....

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Trump is likely to be impeach, Biden leads 6% more than him in polls!

Xi Jinping wont be impeach, Xi has no political rivary, China has no supreme leader elections!

So who is going to win in trade war!?

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This is what Democrats don’t understand, the only thing that matters is the economy 

The people. The people come first. And I don't mean the elite lining their own pockets and the tax breaks that they get from the conman in the White House.

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If that were true about the people, Dems wouldn’t be trying to tear the country apart because they know they can’t win an election next year.

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