PBS NewsHour

How Trump's trade war and tweets are unsettling the economy

Clip: 08/23/2019 | 7m 22s

The trade war between the U.S. and China escalated Friday, as China announced new tariffs on $75 billion of American goods. President Trump tweeted in response that American companies were “ordered” to find alternatives to China and that he would increase tariffs on Chinese products. He also called Fed chair Jay Powell a U.S. "enemy." Judy Woodruff talks to The Washington Post’s Catherine Rampell.

Aired: 08/23/19

Rating: NR

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