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CLARK PACKARD AND SCOTT LINCICOME: It’s Time to End the Trump-Biden Trade War with China.
LATE LAST MONTH, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo flew to Beijing in an attempt to thaw chilly relations between the world’s two largest economies. She arrived at a time of growing uncertainty about the future of China’s economy and by extension the global economy. The visit was a reminder of just how off-track U.S. economic policy toward China has been since the end of the Obama administration—and provides an opportunity for a reset.
Five years ago this summer, the Trump administration first imposed tariffs on Chinese goods. This act officially began a United States-China conflict that was subsequently embraced by President Biden. The clash has dramatically expanded in both scope and magnitude, and shows signs of growing worse in the months ahead.
THIS SEPTEMBER, ALL THREE OF MY KIDS are in school—at last. Following two years of pandemic homeschooling, my oldest, 9, began at a private school last year and is now in third grade. Her sister, 6, has joined her there for first grade, after kindergarten at Daddy’s Homeschool. And my little guy, 4, is enrolled in a half-day pre-K at a different private school. So far, they’re thriving—and I have some quiet mornings, at long last.
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