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Ways & Means trade counsel outlines ‘progressive’ approach toward China

August 5, 2020
A progressive approach to U.S.-China relations would mean coupling “defensive” actions against Beijing’s economic policies with “offensive” measures to make American companies stronger, a key Capitol Hill trade policy staffer said Wednesday. The Trump administration’s actions toward China have been “largely defensive,” Katherine Tai, the chief trade counsel for House Ways & Means Democrats, said during a webinar hosted by the Center for American Progress, adding that her comments on the webinar were her own, and not the official position...

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