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Mnuchin Dismisses Data Showing Trade War Pain

NYTimes.com Monday, 9 September 2019
Economists say the Treasury secretary, whose comments dovetail with those of President Trump, is turning a blind eye to signs of a slowdown.
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The White House said the trade war between the U.S. and China has had a minimal impact on the economy. According to Business Insider, official data recently released disputes that claim. Customs data shows that trade fell sharply for both sides in August. China not only shipped fewer goods that month...

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