Trump regrets not raising tariffs on China higher: White House

Trump regrets not raising tariffs on China higher: White House

When President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had second thoughts about escalating the trade war with China, he meant that he wished he had raised tariffs on Beijing even higher, the White House said. Jillian Kitchener has more.
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