Reprinted with permission from DCReport.
Donald Trump promised to put America, and especially American workers, first in every decision, but his actions make clear that he is pursuing a strategy of Make China Great Again.
Compounding this, Trump’s gratuitous antagonism of our friends like Canada and Britain may well lead to a new system of global trading in which the U.S. and its workers are left out in the cold. On his way to Singapore, Trump tweeted that Justin Trudeau, the Canadian prime minister, is “very dishonest & weak,” infuriating not just Canadians but European political leaders as well.
On May 11, Trump tweeted about working with the paramount leader in Beijing “to give massive Chinese phone company, ZTE, a way to get back into business, fast.…