Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., participates in the second of two Democratic presidential primary debates hosted by CNN Wednesday, July 31, 2019, in the Fox Theatre in Detroit.
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It was one of the rare moments where trade policy came up during the two nights of debates in Detroit. Harris argued that Trump failed to follow through on “promises to working people.” Harris criticized the president for a trade conflict with China that she said put a financial burden on American consumers.
“[Fed Chair] Jerome Powell just dropped the interest rates and he admitted why, because of the so called trade policy this President has that has been nothing more than the Trump trade tax that has resulted in American families spending as much as $1.4 billion dollars more a month on everything from shampoo to washing machines. He betrayed the American people,”…