Hillary Sounding Suspiciously Like Trump On Trade
When it comes to free trade, Hillary Clinton sounds more and more like Donald Trump every day.
This is a clear attempt to take votes from Trump’s strongest supporters: disgruntled rust-belt workers who blame China and Mexico for stealing US jobs.
CNN Money reports Hillary Clinton Vows to Slap Tariffs on Trade Cheaters
For months, Trump has slammed U.S.’ trade deals with Mexico and South Korea as “horrible” and “disastrous.” He wants to fix them by placing hefty fines — known as tariffs — on goods coming into the U.S. from foreign countries that don’t play fair.
Now, Clinton says she’s ready to impose tariffs too.
“When countries break the rules, we won’t hesitate to impose targeted tariffs,” she told the crowd at a manufacturing plant in Warren, Michigan.
“I’m going to ramp up enforcement by appointing a new chief trade prosecutor, tripling the number of enforcement officers,” she said.
On Thursday, Clinton went out of her way to stress that she is not supporting the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal that President Obama has been pushing – READ MORE