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WAIT ‘EM OUT: President Trump Holds Onto All The Cards in China Talks

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President Donald Trump is holding onto all the cards in his negotiations with the Chinese regime, which seems anxious to make a deal to stave off more Trump tariffs against them. Trump has already levied tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese products that get dumped into the United States, but the president could always impose more tariffs at any time.

Trump sent his envoy — Steven Mnuchin and Robert Lighthizer — to Beijing last week for negotiations, then hosted the Chinese vice premier Liu He in Washington. Even though the deal is reportedly “90 percent” finished, Trump is not tipping the Chinese off as to when he might actually make a decision to go forward. Trump set a rough timetable of “four weeks,” but noted that it could take more time or less.

Trump’s tariffs rocked the Chinese economy, which posted its lowest growth figure in 2018 — 6.6 percent — since 1990, when globalist George Bush was in office. China entered the World Trade Organization in 2001 and the American economy never recovered, even collapsing in 2008 when globalist George W. Bush was in office. The Koch gang and the Chamber of Commerce want this rigged arrangement to continue because it means cheap labor for them, and economic ruin for the American people. But Trump is not having it.

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One key detail has been agreed on: China is going to purchase about $1.2 trillion in additional American goods over a six-year period, which would wipe out the US-China trade deficit by 2024. But lingering issues include cyber security and intellectual property theft — the Chinese rip off our tech innovation and American innovators don’t like it.

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Liu He seemed very happy to be negotiating with the United States because China is probably realizing that their tariff-handcuffed economy can not sustainably function in the modern age without the U.S. as a trading partner.

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POLL: Hispanics Support Big Government Across The Board

Even Hispanics Republicans are to the Left of the Average Republican

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Pew Research released some interesting statistics highlighting Latino voters’ views on national political problems based on a survey they conducted on Latino adults this past December.

Record numbers of Latinos — 32 million — will be voting in the 2020 general election. This exceeds the number of eligible black voters for the first time in history.

According to the results, the majority of Hispanic voters favor more government involvement on issues ranging from minimum wage to gun control.

62 percent of registered voters identify or lean toward the Democrat Party, whereas 34 percent connect with or lean in the direction of the Republican Party.

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Several key findings stood out:

Most Hispanic voters (71%) say the government should do more to solve problems, while 27% say government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals.

The findings by Jens Manuel Krogstad, Mark Hugo Lopez and Abby Budiman revealed that 82 percent of Hispanics who identify with or lean Democrat “say the government should do more to solve problems, compared with 51% of those who affiliate with or lean toward the GOP.”

As far as minimum wage is concerned, the three authors found some interesting results

On the minimum wage, a large majority of Hispanic voters (79%) say they favor raising it to $15 an hour, including more than half (56%) who say they strongly favor this change. Majorities in both parties favor raising the minimum wage, though Hispanic Democrats are much more likely than Hispanic Republicans to do so (88% vs. 62%, respectively).

The same Hispanic support for big government held true for healthcare which the authors noted below:

Hispanic voters generally believe the U.S. government should play a role in providing health care to Americans. About seven-in-ten (71%) say it is the federal government’s responsibility to make sure all Americans have health care coverage, including 38% who favor a national health insurance system and 32% who prefer a mix of private and government health care coverage. Around a quarter (28%) say it is not the government’s responsibility to make sure all Americans have health care coverage, though most in this group say they prefer to keep Medicare and Medicaid.

When broken down across partisan lines, there were some key differences between Hispanics Democrats and Hispanic Republicans:

Hispanic Democrats and Republicans have different views on the role government should play in providing health coverage. About eight-in-ten Hispanic Democratic voters (84%) say it is the government’s responsibility to ensure Americans have health care, with 49% supporting a national health insurance system. Meanwhile, about half (51%) of Hispanic Republican voters say it is not the government’s responsibility to ensure universal coverage, though most in this group prefer to keep Medicare and Medicaid.

Interestingly, Hispanic Republicans were considerably to the Left of the average Republican voter on healthcare. 24 percent of Republican voters believe that the government should be responsible for guaranteeing healthcare coverage.

For gun control, there was also a noticeable Hispanic majority in favor of stricter gun laws:

“Around seven-in-ten Hispanic voters (68%) say gun laws should be stricter than they are today, while 24% say current gun laws are about right. Only 7% say gun laws should be less strict. The survey was conducted several months after a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, involving a suspect who said he targeted Mexicans.”

Similarly, there was a sharp partisan gap on gun control among Hispanics:

Among Hispanic Democratic voters, 80% say gun laws should be stricter. Hispanic Republican voters are more evenly divided, with 44% saying gun laws should be stricter and 42% saying gun laws are about right.

In the Republican case, Hispanics Republicans are to the Left of Republican voters on gun control. Only 27 percent of Republican voters want stricter gun laws.

All things considered, continued mass migration will not only ensure eventual Democrat Party domination in the near future, but also a more leftist Republican opposition that now has a big government faction within its ranks.

Graphics from the study can be referenced below:

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