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Letter to the editor: Standing up to China on trade

Here’s why President Donald Trump needed to stand up for American workers and stop the bleeding on our economy: Our trade deficit with China went from $29 billion to $83 billion under President Bill Clinton between 1994-2000; from $83 billion to $268 billion under President George W. Bush from 2001-08; and from $226 billion to $346 billion under President Barack Obama from 2009-2016. Under Trump, the deficit was $375 billion in 2017 and $419 billion in 2018.

It’s about time a president stood up to the Chinese, who have been abusing the U.S. long enough. Finally a president puts Americans and, of course, American workers, first.

Bob Logue

Redstone Township

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