Jun 29, 2018

Trump’s Trade Policies Threaten a Strong Economy

Robert Krol Senior Affiliated Scholar

With an unemployment rate of just 3.8 percent and first-quarter economic growth of 2.8 percent, the U.S. economy looks good. But as President Trump continues to impose unpredictable protectionist trade policies on more goods and more countries, expect the economy to lose some of its steam.

In short, the president needs to rethink his trade policy. Here’s why...

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