How to talk about Trump’s trade war
65% of Americans say they have heard “some” or “a lot” about the trade war sparked by Trump’s policies, and 42% have heard something about the impact of the tariffs on their home state economies. This gives progressives the opening to describe how they would deal differently with tariffs.
What problems should progressives be spotlighting when it comes to Trump’s approach to trade?
Progressives can make the case that Trump’s approach to trade has been characteristically reckless and unnecessarily damaging, imposing high costs for working Americans and particularly for American farmers, all while letting powerful corporate interests off the hook.
Read this week’s report at NavigatorResearch.org.
Also, ICYMI: Check out last week’s release on the Americans who give Trump credit on the economy but still disapprove of him. Read about it in this Atlantic article by Ron Brownstein.