President Trump’s long history of high-level negotiations have given him an outlook on international diplomacy that few before him could claim.
This is the man who wrote The Art of The Deal, after all, and his corporate cognizance has been on full display from the Oval Office. This has given pause to a number of diplomatic targets, who simply aren’t able to compete with Trump when it comes to negotiations on subjects such as trade.
China is a perfect example. The world’s most populous nation has been stymied at every turn by the President, leading to a long-standing standoff between the two economic powerhouses.
Trump has intimated that the reason for these stall tactics have little to do with making progress, and are all about waiting for a progressive to be back on top of the American political pile.
Trump stated that China “was supposed to start buying our agricultural product now” but showed “no signs that they are doing so” and keep changing the terms of a possible deal as U.S. officials are engaged in negotiations. The president suggested that China could wait until after the 2020 election, with hopes that a Democrat would give them a better deal — but vowed that if he’s still in the White House he’ll be tougher than ever.
“They should probably wait out our Election to see if we get one of the Democrat stiffs like Sleep Joe. Then they could make a GREAT deal, like in past 30 years, and continue to ripoff the USA, even bigger and better than ever before,” Trump tweeted. “The problem with them waiting, however, is that if & when I win, the deal they get will be much tougher than what were are negotiating now…or no deal at all.”
Trump insisted that the U.S. has the leverage in the negotiations, even if his predecessors may not have recognized their own advantage.
“We have all the cards, our past leaders never got it!” he said.
China’s reticence to negotiate with President Trump has been a major detriment to American industries, particularly in agriculture, forcing the US government to provide several rounds of subsidies to farmers around the nation.Don't forget to Like Freedom Outpost on Facebook and Twitter, and follow our friends at RepublicanLegion.com.