President Donald Trump continues to tweet messages claiming the U.S. is winning its staredown with China over tariffs and trade. After some thaws in the relationship earlier in his presidency, Trump and his administration have upped the rhetoric and put tariffs in place. The goal of the tariffs is to shift the balance of trade more in favor of the U.S.
In return, China has done the same thing. Though as yet, consumers have not felt a significant jolt here. But is that coming? That’s one subject of discussion for our conversation with contributor Art Cyr from Carthage College in Kenosha: