Trump’s assertion that Chinese government wrongdoing is to blame for COVID-19 is not new. On May 29, Trump said in a speech in the Rose Garden, “The world is now suffering as a result of the malfeasance of the Chinese government,” as he noted the loss of life and economic impact caused by the virus. … [Read more...] about Trump’s China Confusion: Are They Trade Partners or Murderers, Mr. President?
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Trump wants China to join in a three-way treaty designed to replace the Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms, known as the New START nuclear agreement, between Washington and Moscow, which is expected to expire in 2021. … [Read more...] about China says it won’t join nuclear talks until the US reduces its arsenal
But the Chinese Foreign Ministry publicly denied on Monday it was interested in any such deal. "We oppose any country's attempt to make an issue out of China on arms control and will not participate in any negotiation for a trilateral nuclear disarmament agreement," spokesman Geng Shuang said at his daily press briefing. … [Read more...] about China ‘will not participate’ in Trump’s proposed three-way nuclear talks
The Trump administration has pulled out of a number of nuclear agreements with Russia in the last few years. The New START Treaty, the last legally binding agreement limiting US and Russian nuclear arsenals, is still in place but is set to expire in less than a year. … [Read more...] about Trump administration says it won’t carry out a nuclear weapons test ‘at this time’
The more you think it through, the likely Trump strategy will be to do everything imaginable to drive down the positive sentiments associated with their Democratic opponent, perhaps enlisting those hated godless liberal news media assets who are driven by “fairness” to reinforce negative narratives about the candidate they are presumed to favor. The virtual certainty of a Trump campaign that exceeds in sheer savagery anything this country has ever seen before should serve as a warning to Democrats about how they think about their own nominating process. I argued earlier this year that Democrats should look for an unbreakable nominee — one with no obvious vulnerabilities in age, background, ideology or character that an absolutely unprincipled Trump campaign might exploit to drag her or him down to his level of unpopularity. Breaking his opponent by any means necessary looks to be Trump’s only avenue for extending his unlikely and heinous hold … [Read more...] about Trump Needs an Opponent to Demonize. It’s Hard to Do That to Uncle Joe.