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USTR Nomination Highlights Contradictions in Trump’s Trade Policy


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USTR Nomination Highlights Contradictions in Trump’s Trade Policy

Karen Hansen-Kuhn, Juliette Majot

Trump’s trade policy is a series of contradictions wrapped in a mystery. While advancing a boldfaced pro-business agenda, promising to gut regulations and reduce public spending on healthcare and other social programs, he has also claimed to care about American workers and jobs losses caused by trade agreements like NAFTA that were specifically designed to reduce regulations.