It’s been a busy week for the President, taking on border security, Rep. Elijah Cummings, race issues, peace in the Middle East…and now China. And it’s only Thursday. Trump just tweeted his plan to impose a ten percent tariff on $300 billion in Chinese goods to begin September 1st.

Following high-level talks between Chinese and American negotiations, Trump tweeted:
Our representatives have just returned from China where they had constructive talks having to do with a future Trade Deal. We thought we had a deal with China three months ago, but sadly, China decided to re-negotiate the deal prior to signing.

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He continued in a four-tweet thread:
More recently, China agreed to…buy agricultural product from the U.S. in large quantities, but did not do so. Additionally, my friend President Xi said that he would stop the sale of Fentanyl to the United States – this never happened, and many Americans continue to die! Trade talks are continuing, and…during the talks the U.S. will start, on September 1st, putting a small additional Tariff of 10% on the remaining 300 Billion Dollars of goods and products coming from China into our Country. This does not include the 250 Billion Dollars already Tariffed at 25%

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