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Schumer gives rare praise to Trump over China tariffs

Chuck Schumer.
Sen. Chuck Schumer. Photo: Win McNamee / Getty Images

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer gave rare praise to the president on Thursday, saying he is "doing the right thing" with his proposed tariffs on China.

"I don't agree with President Trump on a whole lot, but today I want to give him a big pat on the back...I have called for such action for years and been disappointed by the inactions of both President Bush and Obama. I'm very pleased that this administration is taking strong action to get a better deal on China."
— Sen. Chuck Schumer

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