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According to one poll from earlier this year, the anti-NATO protectionist is among the most esteemed figures in French political life, with an approval rating of 68 percent.
But Trump protectionists have planted a few land mines in the otherwise valuable agenda.
The real divide over TPP was not between free traders and protectionists.
While China may hope that its recent order to its banks may calm things, there is a fever in Washington to punish its firms, both for patriotic reasons and because protectionists are newly influential.
Protectionists like to cite the U.S. trade deficit—last year imports of goods and services exceeded exports by $501 billion—as evidence that unfair trade agreements have hurt American competitiveness.
There is disagreement among his own advisers, too: according to The Washington Post, the protectionists in Trump’s inner circle—
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