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Weekly Wrap: Who cares about a trade war?

Kai Ryssdal May 20, 2016
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Donald Trump at the fourth Republican presidential debate on Nov. 10, 2015, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Scott Olson/Getty Images
Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap: Who cares about a trade war?

Kai Ryssdal May 20, 2016
Donald Trump at the fourth Republican presidential debate on Nov. 10, 2015, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Scott Olson/Getty Images
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If they hadn’t already, the politics of the presidential campaign are definitely bumping up against economic reality now.

“Trade war?” presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump said at a fundraiser this week. “We’re losing $500 billion in trade with China. Who the hell cares if there’s a trade war?”

That’s what we’re asking Bloomberg’s David Gura and Catherine Rampell for the Washington Post to start off this week’s Wrap.

Hear the full conversation in the audio player above.

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