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Trump’s China trade deal may be too little, too late for Midwestern manufacturing — and his reelection chances could suffer

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  • Donald Trump’s “phase one” trade deal may be too little, too late.
  • The president’s trade war with China has hammered manufacturing in Midwestern states that played a key role in voting him into office, according to the New York Times, potentially imperiling his reelection chances.
  • Slowing job growth and declines in factory employment in the Midwest, especially in counties that swung from Obama to Trump, could be problematic for Trump.
  • “By September or October of next year, if you’re campaigning in Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, western Pennsylvania or Indiana, you can point clearly to the trade war as a cause of growing economic read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com