On Politics: The Biggest Stories of the Week

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On Politics: The Biggest Stories of the Week


From the trade war with China to escalating tensions over the Mueller report, it’s been a busy week in American politics. Here are some of the biggest stories you might have missed (and some links if you’d like to read further).


Trade talks between China and the United States ended without a deal on Friday, hours after President Trump raised tariffs on $200 billion worth of the country’s imports, a signal that he is prepared for a prolonged fight.

At a rally this week, Mr. Trump demonstrated how election-year politics have crept into his trade policy by framing his recent moves as evidence that he is tougher on China than any of his potential challengers.

The risk of a bigger trade war with China puts the United States economy in danger of experiencing a meaningful downturn and potentially a recession. But the stock market does not appear to be worried.


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