China and Donald Trump have a problem. On trade, US Democrats may be even more hawkish

On February 27, Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, testified in front of the House Oversight and Reform Committee in a hearing that could have been called “Trump Bashing Day 767” (of which, truth be told, I’m an occasional participant in the US press).Meanwhile, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was two blocks away, testifying before the House Ways and Means Committee in a hearing called simply “US-China Trade”. Ways and Means has jurisdiction over tariffs, which is why it was…

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