As Stocks Melt Trump Tweets: America Is Too Tied to China

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump Visits His Scottish Golf Course
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As the American stock market opened to lows unseen since the 2008 economic meltdown, (as of this writing it is down only 373 points — a fairly typical down day), Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump took to Twitter to refresh his longstanding political message that the American economy allows “China and Asia to dictate the agenda”:

Regardless of how this stock day ends, this startling reminder that “so goes China, so goes America” is bound to unsettle many Americans and play into Trump’s decades-long message about our country being too reliant on China and other countries.

Once again America is paying a price for following instead of leading.


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