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Trump says short-term impact of China trade fight is ‘irrelevant,’ floats help for Apple

August 20, 2019
President Trump on Tuesday said he was not concerned with the short-term effects of tariffs the U.S. and China have imposed on each other while also suggesting that he may help the U.S. tech giant Apple, whose products will be hit by the next wave of tariffs. “China’s been ripping this country off for 25 years, for longer than that,” Trump told reporters during a meeting with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis. “And it’s about time, whether it’s good for our...

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