FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump's hard-line views on trade, a staple of his message long before he entered politics, are beginning to collide with the cold realities of global geopolitics. Trade talks on China and the North American Free Trade Agreement have hit stumbling blocks, posing a challenge for a president who vowed to make trade deals more equitable for the United States during his 2016 campaign and famously tweeted that trade wars are "easy to win."
Photo: AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File
Photo: AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File

Don’t forget who started this trade war, the right says

From WSJ: “Beijing seeks economic and military domination by taking U.S. technology and intellectual property.”

2. China, not Trump, started this trade war

From New York Post: “China is robbing America blind and has to be stopped.”

3. US-China trade row: What has happened so far?

From BBC: “Donald Trump campaigned for election on a promise to make trade fairer for the US, and his push to do so has him fighting with some of America's oldest trading partners.”

This is ‘far from over,’ the left says

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