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Gordon G. Chang: Trump is right to ditch 5 decades of failed US-China engagement policy

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In less than nine minutes, President Trump delivered remarks at the White House on Friday signaling his administration has ditched almost five decades of the American policy of engagement with China.

It’s about time. China has been challenging the United States across the board, and Trump – with his comprehensive comments Friday – signaled the United States would defend itself across the board.

Trump announced a series of actions, including:

Terminating America’s relationship with the World Health Organization. Trump said the WHO is biased in favor of China and has failed to approve reforms arising out of its dealing with the coronavirus pandemic that originated in China. The move cuts off about $450 million in U.S. funding for the WHO. Trump said the U.S. would use those funds for “other worldwide and deserving urgent global public health needs.”

Suspending entry into the U.S. of Chinese nationals posing a security risk.

Revoking almost all special exemptions and rules for Hong Kong and imposing sanctions on Chinese and Hong Kong officials.

Studying the “differing practices” of Chinese companies listed in the U.S.

The president signed a proclamation stating that he will block entry into the United States of Chinese students and researchers tied to U.S. military efforts.

In his brief remarks, Trump also commented on other matters, especially the spreading of the coronavirus. “The world is now suffering as a result of the malfeasance of the Chinese government,” he said.

On the issue of Hong Kong, Chinese leaders were undoubtedly waiting to see if Trump would withdraw America’s special treatment of the beleaguered territory on trade and other issues. Some thought Trump would not do this, making this issue a test of his resolve. In meeting the test, the president showed political will rarely seen in American leaders.

Most observers thought the president would concentrate his remarks on Hong Kong. The surprising aspect of the comments was their comprehensive nature.

Moreover, the tone of the president’s words – he was not only adversarial but also angry – broke with decades of precedent. Chinese leaders have not heard an American leader talk to them this way in public.

The range of announced actions should concern Chinese leaders. The actions suggest Trump is now leading a whole-of-government charge on China.

Not everyone thought Trump was so resolute. The Financial Times, for instance, said Trump “pulled his punches,” not adopting a “range of measures” the markets feared. For instance, he did not terminate the Phase One trade deal, signed Jan. 15.

Yet the trade agreement looks shaky – termination or no termination. There are signs China will not meet its principal commitment – increasing purchases of American goods and services by $200 billion over a two-year period. A result, the trade deal is in danger.

The Financial Times also said the markets were relieved that Trump did not impose new tariffs or freeze assets of Chinese nationals.

The markets should not break out the champagne just yet, however. The Trump administration will be announcing more actions in the weeks to come, probably including “full expensing” for costs to relocate factories from China and Hong Kong to the United States.

Larry Kudlow, the director of the president’s National Economic Council, talked about such subsidies in an interview with Fox Business’ Stuart Varney on Tuesday.

Moreover, Trump’s mentioning of the behavior of listed Chinese companies is a warning that investment is the next big area on the chopping block.

China for months has been saying the “decoupling” of the United States from China was not possible. However, on Friday Trump was making the process look inevitable.

Trump said he wanted “an open and constructive relationship with China” – but ultimately the state of relations is not up to him.

Beijing, showing off its “wolf warrior diplomacy” has taken a series of aggressive actions since February including: invading India; engaging in boat-bumping and other incidents against six of its neighbors in the South China and East China Seas; threatening to invade Taiwan; breaking promises over Hong Kong; and increasing the tempo of dangerous intercepts of the U.S. Navy in China’s peripheral waters and airspace.

It’s not entirely clear why China is lashing out at this moment. Some say it’s a sign of strength. Others says it is a sign of weakness. But it is evident that America’s engagement policy has failed.

Engagers, adopting a long view, often ignored or condoned unacceptable Chinese behavior. That feckless policy approach – conducted by U.S. presidents of both parties and by liberals and conservatives alike – only emboldened the worst elements in Beijing by showing everybody else that aggression worked.

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The upshot is that there is now a perception that Chinese communism cannot be reformed – meaning the only thing the Trump administration can do to protect America is to reduce exposure to China.

The underlying theme of the president’s actions Friday was that his administration is cutting ties with Chinese communism. That is the correct approach.

The People’s Republic of China is more than just an adversary. A year ago the Communist Party declared a “people’s war” on America. That hostility means that apart from surrendering to Beijing, there is not much Trump can do to patch up relations with China. This is not a Trump issue; it is a China one.

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There will be costs in unwinding decades of misguided U.S. policies toward China – how could there not be? But Beijing is leaving Trump with little choice.

It’s time an American leader did what is necessary: go after China on all fronts. And that’s what the world heard Friday from President Trump.

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Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia says US re-examining dependency on China after coronavirus fallout

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As America begins to reopen its economy, the government is re-examining its dependency on other nations with a focus on China, U.S. Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia stated Saturday.

Appearing on “Cavuto LIVE” with host Neil Cavuto, Scalia explained that a “reappraisal” could be key to understanding the United States’ economic future.

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“And earlier this week Neil, as you know, the president took action to prevent federal retiree funds from being invested in Chinese companies including Chinese munitions manufacturers,” he remarked. “That was not in our national security interest. it wasn’t in the interest of those retirees — some of whom are military — because of some risks that are presented by these Chinese companies.”

“That’s just one example of a reappraisal that I think will happen about our dependence on other countries –particularly China,” Scalia noted.

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President Donald Trump signs a trade agreement with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Washington.  (AP)

In order to continue reversing course during an extraordinarily difficult time for the American people, Scalia said there needs to be an examination of additional measures to sustain American manufacturing — an aspect of the “America First” approach President Trump has touted during the course of his tenure in office.

“It was NAFTA more than anything else that prompted the president to run. USMCA has been one of his great achievements and that was about saving American manufacturing, saving American jobs, and I think [a] continued focus on that makes sense,” Scalia added. “In terms of other measures, let’s see what we need. Congress [and] the president acted so quickly in March. There’s been a lot of stimulus in there, and the focus now from my perspective is on the reopening.”

As of Thursday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics had reported 36.5 million Americans had filed for unemployment claims since the president declared a national emergency in mid-March.

As restaurants shutter for good and retail giants file for bankruptcy, the economic crisis has raised many questions about what the future holds. January’s U.S.-China trade deal seems a distant memory now — another question that has hung in the air since the beginning of the pandemic.

Cavuto asked Scalia if the deal was “all but up in smoke right now” and if he had any concern about whether China’s promises to America are now in doubt due to their dishonesty surrounding the virus’s outbreak.

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“Well, we’ll need them to abide by their commitments, obviously,” Scalia replied. “And, I think that assumes greater importance, not less, because of other misgivings that they’ve caused from how they handled the virus.”

“But I think as we look forward, again, millions of Americans out of work — what we’re focused on is making that temporary by safely reopening the economy right now, putting people back to work, and as we reopen across the country we’re already seeing that,” he concluded. “This has been so fluid, Neil, and we’re finally seeing people getting back to work. It’s a good sign.”

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Former CIA operative: China uses Dems as ‘useful idiots’ to spread propaganda, Biden ‘in the tank’ for Beijing

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Former CIA operative Bryan Dean Wright reacted Thursday to a new report that China helped to spread misinformation about coronavirus, calling out Democrats – including former Vice President Joe Biden – for placing too much trust in Beijing’s narratives.

During the early stages of the outbreak in the United States, Chinese agents reportedly sent text messages to Americans warning the government would soon impose a nationwide lockdown with little notice to prepare, The New York Times reported, citing six U.S. intelligence officials from six separate agencies.

In an interview on “Fox & Friends,” Wright – a Democrat who supports President Trump – said the president should initially give President Xi Jinping the chance to “do the right thing” — acknowledge a degree of culpability, and offer up a solution to all who have been devastated by the virus.

“And, if they don’t — which, by the way, I doubt that they will, having worked with these folks in the past — we now have to then rally the troops. And not, of course, not just the American people here. I’m talking about a global alliance to tell President Xi that, in fact, he is culpable,” he said.

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“And then, we have a number of different tools [at our disposal]: removing them from the World Trade Organization, tariffs, [and] sanctions,” he pointed out. “We have a way to hit them back where they don’t want to be hit the most which is, of course, their economy.”

Wright said China will “push back” and have already started to push their own narrative using “useful idiots in the Democratic Party” to blame Trump.

“So, we are going to have to be able to respond as a country to say ‘enough,’ grab our alliances or all these allies, and demand that they make it right,” Wright said, arguing that voters will have a stark contrast between Trump’s stance toward China and the much friendlier posture of former VP Joe Biden.

“There is a profound impact then on the November election and who we choose for our president, right?” he asked. “We have to say no to Joe because Joe Biden has been in the tank for the Chinese for so long.”

Although Wright has a record of voting Democrat, he told Doocy he plans to vote for Trump in November to ensure America “continue to be exceptional” and that the U.S. holds China accountable for their actions.

2013, [Biden] and his son flew over to Beijing, sucked up that $1.5 billion. Plus, you have to remember Biden was vice president under, of course, under Mr. Obama when we all know what the Chinese did in terms of taking our intellectual property, stealing those jobs, facilitating the nuclear program with North Korea, [and] the ballistic missile program of Iran,” he explained. “The horrific record goes on and on.”

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“So, we have to say no to Joe so that we can continue to push forward with this country [and] hold the Chinese to account,” Wright concluded. “That’s why this election in November is so incredibly important.”

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Sen. Kelly Loeffler: China ‘playing games’ with trade policy, holding up COVID-19 test kits

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China is “playing games” with trade policy to prevent the United States from getting coronavirus testingGeorgia Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler said Friday.

Appearing on “America’s Newsroom” with host Sandra Smith, Loeffler said that while the Trump administration and his advisory group of lawmakers are working to reopen the nation’s economy, testing is a key component of the initiative.

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Testing is a critical issue for the Peach State. There were more than 200 deaths and nearly 5,500 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in one week alone. However, there are only 5,000 test kits currently available.

“Well, I’ve stayed in close contact with our health care providers. In fact, I’m leaving here to get on a call with heads of hospitals,” she told Smith.

“The president acknowledges that testing is core to opening our country back up. The governor is working hard on it,” Loeffler continued.

“But, I’ve got to tell you, Sandra. I’m concerned that China is holding up test kits,” she warned. “They are playing games with trade policy to prevent us — the United States — from getting the testing that we need.”

However, the number of tests from China is not the only problem.

In the scramble to obtain the life-saving kits, countries like Spain, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Turkey, and Britain have all been sent faulty antigen or antibody coronavirus tests purchased from Chinese companies — in some cases, costing those governments millions.

The country of Georgia has canceled a contract with the same company that sent flawed kits to Spain and Malaysia has opted to buy their testing kits from South Korea instead of China.

But, the desperation of the world has still created a paradise for con artists and scammers — despite China’s efforts to rein in subpar PPE and tighten export standards.

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“We are looking into this,” Loeffler promised. “We have got to make sure that those tests get freed up, get in our hands, and Americans get tested and back to work.

“This is critical,” she concluded.

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Nikki Haley backs investigation of WHO’s COVID-19 response: America deserves answers

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The United States deserves answers from the World Health Organization about their response to the COVID-19 pandemic, former Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley stated Friday.

Appearing on “Fox & Friends” with hosts Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt and Brian Kilmeade, Haley said that Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho., was right in calling for an independent investigation into the actions of these officials.

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Risch’s comments came as a Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee is urging W.H.O Chief Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.to resign following a testy back-and-forth in news conferences between Tedros and President Trump. Trump had initially criticized the organization in the wake of the pandemic and later threatened to withhold America’s funding.

In response to a question about the president’s comments earlier this week, Tedros warned against politicizing the health crisis “if you don’t want to have many more body bags.”

“I mean, look at the timeline,” Haley exclaimed. “You have got December 30th: Taiwan goes and tells the WHO, ‘We believe and have evidence that there is human-to-human transmission.’ Then you have January 14th: The head of the WHO, Tedros, says, ‘We don’t see any evidence of human-to-human transmission. Then you go a week later and they have an emergency meeting to decide if this is an international crisis.”

“They don’t make a decision that day,” she continued. “Instead, Tedros travels to China to go meet with them. It is a week later [that] he comes back and says they decide, ‘OK, this could be an emergency, but you don’t need to limit travel and you don’t need to limit trade.’ Yet, the president does it anyway and Tedros criticizes him for doing that.”

“The American people have every right to ask the WHO questions. The American people deserve to know why Taiwan was ignored and China was listened to. Those are real questions that we need real answers [to],” she told the “Friends” hosts.

“And, the idea that he went back after the president and said, you know, do you want to see more body bags?” she asked. “I have dealt with those guys at the UN for a long time. That’s what they do. They turn the tables whenever they are criticized and they have to be held accountable, just like we would hold any American agency accountable.”

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“This was a world pandemic that they could have stopped as soon as a month prior. We pay 22 percent of the WHO. [It] doesn’t mean who pays the most gets what they want, but it does mean that we deserve answers and we deserve to hold them accountable,” Haley concluded. “And he has a lot of questions to answer right now.”

Worldwide deaths from the coronavirus are now nearing 100,000 people. As of Thursday night, the United States had recorded more than 460,000 confirmed cases with over 16,000 deaths.

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WH trade adviser slams 3M for ‘acting like a sovereign nation’: ‘Stop whining’ and make masks for Americans

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White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro accused U.S. manufacturing conglomerate 3M Friday of “whining” about criticism from President Trump over its distribution of N95 masks amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“Let me just say that 3M needs to stop whining and just produce masks and get them to the American people,” Navarro told “Tucker Carlson Tonight.

“I’ve been dealing with hundreds of CEOs on the front lines here [of] President Trump’s war against the virus,” Navarro added, “and 3M has been doing nothing but dissembling, he can’t get any data out of them.”

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Minnesota-based 3M has come under fire for exporting U.S.-made masks and other protective equipement to Canada and Latin America. On Thursday, President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act to order 3M to prioritize orders of N95 masks for the federal government’s national stockpile.

“We’re not happy with 3M, we’re not happy and the people that dealt with it directly are not at all happy with 3M,” Trump said during the White House coronavirus task force briefing earlier Friday.

3M CEO Mike Roman told Fox Business Network’s “Maria Bartiromo’s Wall Street” Friday that the company sells its respirators “through authorized distributors and we sell directly to governments and the distributors take those to customers that have the greatest needs and we’ve been working with FEMA in the U.S. to make sure we are prioritizing those with the greatest need … A small percentage, less than 10 percent of our respirators in the United States are exported to Canada and Latin America to support their health care workers. We are often the sole provider of those respirators in those countries.”

“As we’ve been telling the administration for days and days,” Roman added, “We’re happy to ship our overseas production to the U.S. However, there are consequences on a humanitarian level and that includes stopping exports to Canada and Latin America.”

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Navarro accused 3M of “acting like a sovereign nation” and said the company’s public relations department “thinks it’s the State Department.”

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He said that U.S. companies will and should continue to export goods, but added that 3M brass have to stop “whining and spinning” and work on behalf of the American people.

“We don’t have the hours, much less the minutes to deal with them,” said Navarro, in response to which host Tucker Carlson remarked endearingly that the trade adviser continues to be “the most blatant public official in government.”

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Sen. Rob Portman: Brexit presents new opportunity for trade with Britain

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Between the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement and a substantial Phase One trade agreement with China, 2020 has already been an outstanding year for American trade. However, further opportunities are on the horizon to knock down barriers to trade and deliver wins for our workers, farmers and businesses.

A new opportunity arises as the United Kingdom finally leaves the European Union, drawing to a close a four-year-long process that has often been tumultuous and uncertain.

While much of the talk around Brexit has been focused on the challenges that this fundamental shift will bring, the newfound independence of the U.K. also creates the chance for a new bilateral U.S.-U.K. trade agreement that further brings together our two countries.

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That’s why my colleague, Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., and I founded and now chair the Senate U.K. Trade Caucus. We are using this bipartisan caucus as a platform to bring together lawmakers and representatives from both governments in order to promote close and long-lasting economic ties between the U.S. and the U.K. In doing so, we are building support in Congress for a trade agreement between our countries.

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Thanks to our longstanding and deep economic ties, the potential benefits of a new trade agreement between our two countries are immense. The U.K. is the fourth-largest export market for American goods and services, and our seventh-largest trading partner overall with more than $200 billion annually in trade. What’s more, we are each the other country’s largest foreign investor, with total foreign direct investment more than $1 trillion per year.

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Still, the economic relationship between our two countries has not reached its full potential thanks to some remaining barriers to trade. As U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer noted in his negotiating objectives for the U.K., a new comprehensive agreement would aim to eliminate tariffs, expand market access for agricultural goods by eliminating restrictions on quota and non-tariff barriers, harmonize the services trade, and set bold rules for trade over the internet. As we saw with the USMCA just recently signed by President Trump, these provisions are achievable and worth pursuing.

My home state of Ohio would especially benefit from a new trade agreement with our neighbors across the pond. The U.K. is our fourth-largest trading partner, accounting for $1.7 billion in Ohio exports in 2018. In 2017, we shipped more than $750 million in aerospace and auto parts to British markets.

The last four years of Brexit have been difficult at times, but right now there is a rare opportunity to forge a better road ahead for both the U.S. and the U.K.

A comprehensive free trade agreement with the U.K. would bring other benefits, too. As a former U.S. Trade Representative, I witnessed some of the European Union’s protectionist trade policies that drag on economic growth.

Last May, I met in London with Crawford Falconer, the chief trade negotiator for the British government. We agreed that an independent U.K. would be an invaluable partner with the U.S. in advocating for changes to trade burdens like data localization requirements and geographical indications.

Beyond these economic considerations, it is worth noting that the U.S. has no better ally than the U.K. When we look back on the experiences of our joint history, we find that our shared values, as well as our common political and cultural traditions, are bonds that have endured.

A new trade agreement is more than mutually beneficial economics. It is also an opportunity to reaffirm this crucial alliance and demonstrate the role that trade agreements play as ballast for strategic relationships.

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The last four years of Brexit have been difficult at times, but right now there is a rare opportunity to forge a better road ahead for both the U.S. and the U.K. In fact, it was Prime Minister Winston Churchill himself who said, “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”

I urge the Trump administration to take advantage of this opportunity and work toward establishing a comprehensive trade agreement with the U.K. In the meantime, I’ll continue to work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to ensure that the “special relationship” between the U.S. and U.K. will flourish for generations to come.

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Amb. Richard Grenell praises German diplomatic action as Trump calls for greater NATO role in Mideast conflict

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Progress is being made in swaying European nations to get tough with Iran, U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell said Saturday.

Appearing on “Cavuto LIVE,” Grenell said German Secretary-General Paul Ziemiak’s announcement that Germany and other European nations should move forward with sanctions on Iran marked a “real switch” from when Europeans were “going around the situation.”

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“Now the Europeans are talking about whether or not they should even be continuing in the [Iran nuclear deal] because of what they have seen from the Iranian regime. So, I think that we’re in a fundamentally different place and a better place,” Grenell said.

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On Wednesday, President Trump spoke to the secretary-general of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, following the president’s nine-minute speech earlier in the day urging the organization to take a larger role in quelling strife in the Middle East.

A White House spokesman said Trump spoke to Stoltenberg and “emphasized the value of NATO increasing its role in preventing conflict and preserving peace in the Middle East,” according to Politico.

After speaking, Trump and Stoltenberg “agreed that NATO could contribute more to regional stability and the fight against international terrorism” and said they would be “in close contact on the issue,” according to a readout of the call.

Grenell echoed the president’s pleas: “We see that Iran is supporting terrorism, so let’s use diplomacy … through sanctions and through other economic means, to bring the Iranians to the table.”

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He told host Neil Cavuto that the European partners are very slow in coming around and taking action, which was one of the reasons he wanted to go to Germany and start prodding.

“One thing that is very clear … is that they can’t stay in some of these theaters unless the United States is there,” Grenell said. “When President Trump very bluntly says you know, ‘you’re welcome to form an international coalition and replace us, they immediately say well we can’t do that. We need the United States. And, so these are conversations that we have to have to push for them for greater participation.”

Fox News’ Vandana Rambaran contributed to this report.

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Helen Raleigh: Trump should seek bigger China trade deal – Chinese hurt by trade war, need US food imports

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It’s too early to tell yet if the Phase One trade deal announced Friday by the U.S. and China is a good deal for America, because the text of the agreement hasn’t yet been made public.

However, the muted tone from the Chinese side in discussing the deal has already cast a shadow of doubt on the effectiveness of this limited agreement.

U.S. and Chinese officials said the Phase One trade deal will result in China buying more American agriculture products, and the U.S. rolling back some tariffs on goods imported from China.

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According to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, China also made commitments on issues related to intellectual property rights, although he wouldn’t go into detail what those commitments are.

At a news briefing in China, Chinese officials confirmed that the text of the agreement covers topics including intellectual property rights, technology transfers, food and agricultural products, and dispute settlement. However, they only emphasized that the U.S. would remove a number of tariffs, without mentioning any commitments that China had made.

It’s important to keep in mind that the U.S.-China trade war isn’t about the trade alone. If it was solely about the trade deficit and America’s desire to sell more material goods to China, the trade dispute would have been resolved a long time ago.

President Richard Nixon visited China in 1972 and established diplomatic relations with the communist nation. Back then, China’s gross domestic product per capita was less than $200. Fast-forward to this year, and that number is expected to be $16,800 – a stunning increase.

The global poverty rate has been cut in half since 1981, largely because of China’s impressive economic growth.

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th has a lot to do with the ingenuity of the Chinese people and certain market-friendly policies from the central government. But China wouldn’t have had its three decades of impressive growth without the West – especially the U.S. – providing markets for Chinese goods. This has brought foreign investments into China, as well as Western institutions that have helped to train and educate millions of Chinese.

Why exactly did the West choose to help China? The assumption has been that through economic aid and military assistance, the West could turn China into a more democratic and free state – a country with a market economy that has no ambition to rule the world.

This assumption about China has been embraced by Nixon, Nixon administration Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, and successions of American presidents, policymakers and advisers. However, it has proven to be naive and blatantly wrong.

In the past three decades, China has done everything in its power – through unfair trade practices, forced technology transfers and cyber espionage – to build up its ability to challenge America’s economic power, military strength and global influence.

Domestically, China cracks down on dissent from its citizens, and subjects the rest of its population to continuously intensifying surveillance and censorship.

Internationally, China interferes with liberal democracies such as Australia’s political system, militarizes the South China Sea while ignoring an international court ruling, and uses military and economic aid to support other authoritarian regimes.

Chinese leaders believe that the U.S. should step down and let China return to its “rightful place” as a world power. They want to create a new world order in which other countries are tributary states that subordinate themselves to the will and desires of China’s authoritarian regime.

To create this new world order, Chinese leaders realize they must break the existing liberal order that was established by the U.S. after World War II.

For three decades, political leaders in the U.S. have been complacent about China’s true intentions, and have been reluctant to react to China’s aggression – until President Trump was elected.

The trade war Trump initiated with China serves as a means to have China agree to a new set of rules of engagement that would force China to abide by established international rules and regulations, and engage the U.S. in a fair and balanced manner.

That is why this so-called Phase One trade deal – which focuses on the U.S. agricultural exports and some tariff relief – is inadequate to address the goals that the U.S. wants to achieve strategically.

China’s economy has been suffering as a result of the trade war. Its estimated growth rate could fall below 6 percent, a politically sensitive line that China’s leadership hopes to avoid.

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A widespread outbreak of African swine fever has wiped out half of China’s hog supply, resulting in soaring pork prices that have pushed China’s consumer inflation index to a sixyear high.

To offset the pork shortage, China has lifted a five-year ban on imports of U.S. poultry meat, even without a trade deal.

One lesson China has learned from the more than 20-month long trade war with the U.S. is that it simply cannot feed its more than 1 billion people without agricultural imports from America. This explains why – despite the heated rhetoric – the Chinese did not bail out of trade talks after President Trump recently signed into law the Hong Kong Democracy and Human Rights legislation passed by Congress.

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When Trump said that the Chinese side is desperate to sign a trade deal, he wasn’t exaggerating. However, we should be asking ourselves why the U.S. would want to agree to a limited Phase One trade deal.

There is not much strategic advantage for the U.S. to agree to a limited trade deal now, because it will leave many deliberate goals unfulfilled. President Trump has already captured China’s attention. He should not settle for something small now, but instead strive for a better and more comprehensive deal.

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Peter Navarro: Trump wins major victories in China and USMCA trade deals, defense spending and Space Force

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Two strong trade deals, plus one strong deal on defense and parental leave, plus two weak impeachment articles, plus one inspector general’s report vindicating no one equals a very good week for the American people and President Trump.

After the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA) gathered political dust on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s impeachment desk for over a year, the California Democrat finally agreed to let House members vote on the measure.

Through tough regional content rules and strict labor and environmental provisions, USMCA is forecast to create over 75,000 new auto jobs and almost 200,000 new jobs overall.

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USMCA will also break down Canadian and Mexican agricultural barriers – a boon for American dairy, poultry and wheat farmers. It should pass both chambers of Congress by comfortable margins.

After a similarly long gestation period, the United States and China completed a “phase one” trade agreement. It represents an important milestone along President Trump’s long march towards ending China’s economic aggression against American workers and manufacturers.

The centerpiece of the deal is a strong and effective enforcement mechanism. The United States can impose proportionate penalties without fear of retaliation if China violates the deal’s provisions on intellectual property theft, forced technology transfer, or currency manipulation.

In another boon for American farmers, China has also committed to a dramatic increase in purchases of pork, soybeans and other agricultural products. To ensure China negotiates in good faith on Phase Two of the deal, tariffs remain in place on over $350 billion of Chinese imports.

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With respect to defense, the president will soon sign the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2020, which, among other things, establishes the United States Space Force, ensuring American dominance in space. The NDAA will also create paid parental leave for federal workers, which will greatly benefit their children. Finally, it will give our troops a much-needed 3.1 percent pay raise.

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On the impeachment front, the Democratic-controlled House, at war with itself, jettisoned its fruitless efforts to slap any specific crime on President Trump based on any actual law. No explicit high crime. No bribery. No misdemeanor.

Instead, the House settled on the two weakest articles of impeachment ever brought against a sitting president. “Obstruction of Congress” is laughable in the face of the executive branch’s right to executive privilege.

As for “abuse of power,” this charge is as vague as a June day is long. As one wag put it, “a turkey big enough to stuff any phony allegation you want into it.”

To be clear, President Trump is simply doing what the American people hired him to do – in the case of Ukraine, ensuring that American tax dollars are being used properly and free of foreign corruption to advance our national security.

Finally, the Justice Department inspector general’s long-awaited report revealed a deep-seated conspiracy within the FBI and elements of the intelligence community to overthrow a sitting president. This conspiracy began with the Hillary Clinton campaign paying for a fake dossier compiled by an avowed Never Trumper and former British spy Christopher Steele.

Rogue elements within the FBI and intelligence community then engaged in at least 17 separate instances of omitting or altering data to use the phony Steele dossier to obtain a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant to spy on the Trump campaign.

This egregious behavior by a few bad apples in the FBI bunch triggered a more than two-year witch hunt that finally ended in a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller that found no collusion with Russia by President Trump, his campaign, or his administration.

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At this point, every American concerned about economic growth and prosperity should be cheered by President Trump’s great achievement with the USMCA and China deal. Every American should be equally appalled by a hyper-partisan impeachment process that is right out of a William Faulkner novel – “all sound and fury signifying nothing.”

Over the next several weeks, Americans have many reasons to celebrate the holiday season. And as we enter this new decade, we should look forward to the continuation of a strong economy and bullish market under President Trump’s leadership.

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