A peek inside Trump’s chaotic trade war
September 24, 2018
(CNN)Just days before announcing the latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports, President Donald Trump caught sight of a distressing suggestion as he flipped through the morning papers.
The sentence that so disturbed him, smack in the middle of The Wall Street Journal’s front page
, noted “a steady rise in political pressure” on his administration to ease the trade battles that have come to define his foreign policy and riven his team of advisers.
Incensed, the President reached for Twitter to dismiss any notion that his administration was taking a conciliatory stance toward Beijing.
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