In reversal, Trump says he wishes he’d raised China tariffs higher

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After President Trump conceded regret during the G-7 summit about his escalating trade war with China, the White House reversed course in a head spinning about-face, saying his comments had been “greatly misinterpreted.”

Trump says Japan trade deal reached; Abe warns more work remains

The president’s description of the deal made it sound as if it would be narrower in scale, though he didn’t provide many details. Large trade agreements typically require congressional approval.

Johnson offers rare — yet gentle — jab to Trump on China trade war

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has walked a tightrope in his relationship with President Trump, who said the United States and Britain could sign a free trade deal as soon as Britain leaves the European Union.
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