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Making sense of Trump’s trade war


White House agenda: A file picture showing Bannon addressing members of the far right National Front party at the party congress in Lille, France. Bannon still has the best strategic outlook of what Trump’s White House agenda is all about, despite the tactical moves that seem to go over all the place. — AP

White House agenda: A file picture showing Bannon addressing members of the far right National Front party at the party congress in Lille, France. Bannon still has the best strategic outlook of what Trump’s White House agenda is all about, despite the tactical moves that seem to go over all the place. — AP

HARDLY a week goes by without another tweet storm from Washington DC. “You’re fired” was heard by Secretary of State Rex Wayne Tillerson and national economic adviser Gary Cohn (although strictly speaking, he resigned).

Cohn left over Trump’s tweet that “trade war is good”, whereas Tillerson, who was already in trouble over moronic remarks was fired because he differed with his president over Russia, Iran and other issues.

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