Date: May 28, 2020, 08:05:00 PM
Why Trump is moving closer to punishing China for the coronavirus: Politics : Nigerialog.com - Nigeria's Premier Online Forum
“It is going to be messy,” says James Carafano, vice president of the Heritage Foundation's foreign policy institute, about the economic conflict to come. “There's an enormous amount of anger at China right now and it's bipartisan.” And it’s not just in Washington, he says – “it's down into the roots of America.”“He's got to walk a fine line,” says Claude Barfield, a former consultant to the US Trade Representative. A complicated issue involving both trade concerns and public health has been made even more so because it's "gotten all mixed up in presidential politics," he said.Barfield, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, sees what others have termed a “deep freeze” coming over U.S.-China relations. “I don't think there’s any chance in hell that it will come before the election," he said of any further trade deals.