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Multiple Layers In Trade War Between Trump And China

Also: Alabama’s abortion ban, Texas judicial pay raises and Jay Aiyer’s big announcement.

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President Donald Trump speaks at the National Association of REALTORS Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo, Friday, May 17, 2019, in Washington.


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This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jay Aiyer analyze the multiple layers of the years-long trade war between President Donald Trump and China. Jay and Brandon discuss the logistics behind the trade talks and how China's raised taxes on U.S. imports will impact businesses and the American economy. Stay tuned towards the end of the show where Jay reveals a big announcement!

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Jay Aiyer (left) and Brandon Rottinghaus (right) moments before the Party Politics podcast recorded on May 16, 2019.


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