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Dem Sen. Coons: ‘I Strongly Disagree’ with How Trump Is ‘Wildly’ Swinging at China on Tariffs

Tuesday, Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) shared his opposition on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to how President Donald Trump is handling the trade war with China. Coons said he agrees the United States needs to “get tough” on China for stealing intellectual property, but he said he “strongly” disagrees with how “wildly” he is swinging at the Chinese with tariffs. “I do agree that it’s important that we get tough on China’s intellectual property theft and the ways in which they’ve forced American companies to transfer technology, but I strongly disagree with…

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China, the Great Equalizer: Chuck Schumer Backs Donald Trump in China Trade Talk Escalation

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer backed President Donald Trump on the China trade talks this weekend as negotiations between the United States and the Chinese escalated in the wake of the president’s announced increased tariffs on Chinese imports. Hang tough on China, President @realDonaldTrump. Don’t back down. Strength is the only way to win with China. https://t.co/pZqeR346ov — Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) May 5, 2019 Schumer, the Democrat leader in the Senate, backing the Republican president–Trump–on anything in this hyper-partisan era is significant. That Schumer is backing Trump on standing up…

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Foreign Money Floods Silicon Valley as Trump Battles Chinese Influence over Tech World

An article at Vox.com on Wednesday fretted about the amount of foreign money bubbling through Silicon Valley — particularly from the authoritarian regimes of China and Saudi Arabia — and offered a little backhand praise to the Trump administration for taking the problem seriously. In a nutshell, Vox and its partners at Recode were deeply concerned about the amount of money Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is plowing into American tech firms, frowning as the heir to the Saudi throne frolicked with tech titans like Bill Gates and Tim…

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