Trump defends handling of economy, China at New Hampshire campaign rally
MANCHESTER, N.H. – President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his handling of the US economy and trade war with China as recession fears have suddenly cast doubt on his central claim for re-election – that he has made the economy great again.
US President Donald Trump rallies with supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire US August 15, 2019. (REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst / MANILA BULLETIN)
Trump spoke at a packed campaign rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, a state that was pivotal to his winning the Republican presidential nominating race in 2016 and could prove important to his re-election chances in 2020.
Trump said his trade pressure tactics are working on China, even though the two sides remain far apart on a deal with a resumption in talks scheduled for September.
He sa ...