How trade war and Trump’s rhetoric are further unsettling the economy

How trade war and Trump’s rhetoric are further unsettling the economy

JUDY WOODRUFF: The trade war between the U.S. and China escalated today, sending the financialmarkets into a tailspin.It all came as President Trump leveled his fiercest criticism yet at the chairman ofthe Federal Reserve.China first announced it is imposing new tariffs on $75 billion worth of American goods.Soon after, the president said he wanted U.S. […]

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Mark Shields and Ramesh Ponnuru on Trump’s trade war and Biden’s lead

Mark Shields and Ramesh Ponnuru on Trump’s trade war and Biden’s lead

JUDY WOODRUFF: As we have been reporting, President Trump continues his disputes withChina and the Federal Reserve, as economic jitters grow.And three Democratic presidential candidates have now bowed out of the 2020 race.Here to help us understand the politics of it all are Shields and Ponnuru.That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Ramesh Ponnuru of “The […]

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