Tuesday, 11 December, 2018

Trump Calls Outgoing Economic Adviser 'a Globalist' Who 'Loves His Country'

Trump may pull ICE agents California sot_00000000 Gary Cohn reportedly said he used only 20% of his brain capacity working for Trump
Kenny Thornton | 13 March, 2018, 01:40

The Washington Post reported last week that Trump plans to visit the San Diego area to view the eight, 30-foot-tall border wall prototypes that have erected in Otay Mesa. Put differently, who in the community of free-market economic specialists would take the job now?

Cohn, Goldman's former president, announced his resignation this week after an unsuccessful effort to block Trump from imposing sweeping new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The other is Lawrence Kudlow, an economic analyst at CNBC who has criticized those same tariffs.

"Although confined to a small office across the street from the White House without even an administrative assistant, he had found a new way to get his message to the president - through television", the Journal reports. "He is a rare talent, and I thank him for his dedicated service to the American people", Trump said.

Britain, meanwhile, said it would "work with European Union partners to consider the scope for exemptions outlined today", saying "tariffs are not the right way" to tackle the problem of global over-capacity in steel. "It makes me feel good that he sees in those people the same thing I see in those people". He tweeted that he "will be making a decision soon" on replacing Cohn.

Going forward, the U.S. emphasis will be on negotiating bilateral trade agreements in Asia, although United States credibility has been damaged by the fickleness and uncompromising stance of the Trump administration on trade issues.

"Many of the countries that treat us the worst on trade and on the military are our allies, as they call them", he complained.

Cohn's departure has raised concerns about who within the White House will seek to temper Trump's nationalistic instincts. Trump said he was merely fulfilling a campaign promise, saying he had been talking about perceived trade injustices "a long time, a lot longer than my political career".

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed Wednesday that President Donald Trump will visit California next week.

The wall prototypes represent the signature promise of Trump's campaign: To build a "big, lovely wall" along the U.S. -Mexico border.

A successful president needs allies, and Trump has had them so far.

"It's really an assault on our country", he declared, announcing the tariffs of 25% on imported steel and 10% on aluminum, which are used in everything from cars to construction, roads to railways.

While aides said Trump hopes to sign the required paperwork by the end of this week, aides continue to suggest that there may be changes of exemptions, a sign of possible flexibility within the nationalist agenda.

Trump linked the exemptions for Canada and Mexico to progress on renegotiating NAFTA to favour the United States.

Securing a greater balance in trade with China will also be hard if Trump resorts to punitive measures. "There's no question. You know what?"

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