Pence defends against Harris’ attack over China trade war
Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris spar over China trade.
President Trump told Fox Business Thursday that China wants to "keep me happy" on trade, citing the benefits of a deal he struck with Beijing earlier this year and once again blaming the Communist nation for the COVID-19 pandemic.
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In an interview with "Mornings With Maria" host Maria Bartiromo, the president noted that unprecedented economic strain under the pandemic was not American workers' fault.
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"This was all done by China. And, we shouldn't be hurting our workers because China put the curse on," he remarked. "This was a horrible scourage, a horrible, horrible thing that they did."
Bartiromo then turned to Wednesday night's vice presidential debate between Vice President Mike Pence and challenger Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris, noting that the two spent little time on China trade policy.
"What is your take on where we are on that in terms of the Chinese Communist Party?" she asked.