Trump declines to call China a currency manipulator after previously criticizing Obama for not doing the same

Posted on 2017-05-15 Category:Donald Trump The Trump Administration

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Summary:

Trump frequently promised to call China a currency manipulator and made it a central campaign promise. He also criticized Obama heavily for not calling China out for their currency manipulation. Once he became president, Trump declined to call China a currency manipulator.

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Before choosing not to declare China a currency manipulator, Trump tweeted, among other things, that China’s currency manipulation was one of the greatest threats to the US, and that China was laughing at us for not addressing their manipulation:

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After all the alarm and criticism over others not calling China a currency manipulator, Trump flipped his position and stated on April 12, 2017, in Wall Street Journal interview about China: “They’re not currency manipulators.”

 

Trump also tweeted:

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