WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump acknowledged his aggressive China trade policies may mean economic pain for Americans but insisted theyre needed for more important long-term benefits. He contended he does not fear a recession but is nonetheless considering new tax cuts to promote growth.
Asked if his trade war with China could tip the country into recession, he brushed off the idea as irrelevant and said it was imperative to take China on.
Its about time, whether its good for our country or bad for our country short term, Trump said on Tuesday.
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