President Donald Trump told reporters Thursday that tariffs on China could be raised by another $300 billion if necessary.

“Our talks with China, a lot of interesting things are happening. We’ll see what happens … I could go up another at least $300 billion and I’ll do that at the right time,” Trump said Thursday, according to Reuters, without giving details on what goods could be targeted.

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“But I think China wants to make a deal and I think Mexico wants to make a deal badly,” he said at the Irish airport of Shannon on his way to France for a D-Day commemoration.

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Chinese warships docked in Sydney harbor and the prime minister is now claiming he was aware of their arrival despite the public’s shock at the event.


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