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Editorial: The escalating tariff face-off

If President Donald Trump's plan was to bully China into reforming its trade practices before a trade war breaks out, it doesn't appear to be working.

As the president has laid out his proposed tariffs in recent weeks, the Chinese government has responded in kind, threatening to target $1 in U.S. exports for every $1 in Chinese exports targeted by the United States. After Trump threatened Thursday to slap tariffs on an additional $100 billion

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