China Trade Negotiations

Why continue the trade war with China if it’s hurting the American economy? What does President Xi want from the U.S.? Is Kudlow moving Trump to get a deal done? WSJ columnist and economist, Steve Moore joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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Will China Cave?

Is there a real political cost Trump will pay if a trade deal with China doesn’t get done? Is it naive to think China will fold? Will the unrest in Hong Kong affect talks? Political correspondent at the Washington Examiner, David Drucker joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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The Volatile Market

Is the market telling the Trump administration to stop with the volatile activity? What isn’t Bernie Sanders banning in his new plan to save the U.S. while destroying our GDP in the process? Was it a bad idea to start the E.U. in the first place and will more countries continue to leave? What does the coverage of David Koch’s death tell us about those on the left? Fox Business Contributor, Scott "The Cow Guy" Shellady joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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Friendly Fire Fatalities

Will the new trade deal with Japan offset the continuous tensions with China? Why doesn’t everyone gang up on China instead of fighting with each other? Are companies creating new risk assessment plans if they do business with China? Were Iranian leaders coming to the G-Summit a nothing burger? Heritage Foundation's Lt. Col. Jim Carafano joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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Trade War Undermining The Tax Cuts

Would ending the tariffs be the most impactful “tax cut?” What is the most stunning indictment of the tax cuts? Would a reduction in payroll taxes be offset with policies from the Fed? Is there a recession or just a slow down in the offing?Columnist for the American Enterprise Institute, Jim Pethokoukis joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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No Signs Of A Looming Recession

Is Congress too focused on the next election and impeachment instead of passing a trade deal that would give Americans the equivalent of a $200 tax break? If everyone knows social security and medicaid/medicare are going broke, why is no one doing anything about it? If the European economy is slowing, does that mean the American economy will too? Chief Economist at First Trust Portfolios, Brian Wesbury joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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Keep America Growing

What could jeopardize the economy and derail Trump’s re-election? Is China feeling more of the brunt of the higher tariff prices? Has there been any economist as influential on the world stage as Art Laffer? WSJ columnist, Steve Moore joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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New Cold War With China

How can politicians who despise big Pharma and advocate for price control not acknowledge that their profits have brought us more cures? If tariffs worked with Mexico, how can Trump make them work with China? How can the U.S. negotiate with China when China won’t even admit they are stealing our intellectual property? Economic adviser to President Trump, Steve Moore joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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Everything Is Watergate

Who else will the Democrats call to testify to lay out the grounds for impeachment for them? Is Nancy Pelosi oddly the voice of reason? Was Trump’s threat of tariffs and Mexico stepping up on border security one of his biggest political wins as president? Are all the Democrat candidates tearing down the most electable candidate, Joe Biden? Weekend Editor at HotAir.com, Jazz Shaw joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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Economic Nationalism

Is Warren’s “economic nationalism” that Tucker Carlson is supporting just exporting inflation? Is the Fed doing what Trump wants? Does the economic outlook show that it’s not the best time to get into tariff wars with other countries? Are the jobs numbers slowing? Fox Business contributor, Scott "The Cow Guy" Shellady joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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Sanders Blasts “Starvation Wages”

How does Bernie Sanders, who has never run a business or even had a real job, have the nerve to go after Wal-mart and their so called “starvation wages?” Why is Wal-Mart the target for socialists yet they improved the purchasing power for everyday Americans? Is Trump imposing tariffs to force the Feds to lower rates? CNBC Contributor, Jim Iuorio joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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Playing Hard Ball With China

Are tariffs the proper way to enforce border security? Should the U.S. shame China to the table to remind the American people of what thugs they are on the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre? Is China playing nice with Russia to get back at the U.S.? Senior Editor at the Washington Free Beacon, Bill Gertz joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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Democrats Sowing Racial Division

Are the Democrats successfully ginning up racial divisions for political gain? Is Chicago the perfect example of the catastrophic results of leftists’ policies? Are the Democrats more fixated on externalities than the person as a whole? Should Trump use tariffs to affect border security as proposed good politics even if it's bad economics? CNN political commentator, Steve Cortes joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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Democrat Theatrics

Should there be an investigation into a counter intelligence operation that never brought any indictments? Are the Democrats too inflexible and disconnected from the general electorate? Is Trump’s greatest threat to reelection his trade policy or his own mouth? Senior editor for Hotair.com, Ed Morrissey joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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Creative Destruction

Are we slowly moving away from free market policies in the midst of the trade war with China? Are no interest rate moves from the Fed a good thing or is that a sign that the economy is slowing down? Should a trillion dollar bipartisan infrastructure plan have taxpayers worried? The Capitalist Pig, Jonathan Hoening joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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Aligning Interests

Trump may have been able to rewrite the rules of Presidential politics but he can’t rewrite the laws of economics.

The good news is he knows it.

On trade with China, the President has consistently said the goal of punishing China (and U.S. consumers) with tariff increases in the short term is to get to a lower tariff, more free trade relationship for the long term.

It logically follows if the end game is low tariffs and more trade, the President understands that high tariffs and less trade are anti-growth positions.

Trump’s 2018 steel tariffs, for example, cost U.S. businesses and consumers more than $900,000 for every job created or saved, according to the Peterson Institute. This is not sustainable if economic growth is the goal. Neither is allocating upwards of $15 billion in price supports to salve the economic wounds inflicted on American farmers, as Trump committed to do.

Serving the long-term interests of U.S. consumers is in the President’s short-term, 2020 political interest.

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Trump’s Endgame With China

What will the relaxation of tariffs on Mexico and Canada mean for the passing of the USMCA and what would its passage mean for the U.S. economy? Is Trump protecting the tech industry at the expense of the farmers? Why are Democrats advocating for more socialism that has a 100% failure rate? CNBC contributor, Jim Iuorio joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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GOP Blueprint For 2020

Did Trump lay out the blueprint on immigration to clarify the GOP’s position heading into 2020? Why aren’t Republicans addressing the backdoor government take over of the private health insurance market? Are Republicans getting jumpy as Trump cranks up the trade war with China? Anchor of Special Report on Fox News, Bret Baier joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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Anyone’s Race

Is Biden having to use more of his time to explain his past actions rather than promoting his campaign policies? Are Chinese tariffs a vulnerability for Trump? What happened to Beto and how does he get back in the race? New York Times Chief White House Correspondent, Peter Baker joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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Building The Blue Wall In The Midwest

Is the only wall the Democrats want to build is around their old Midwest constituencies? Is Trump gaining more popularity in the Midwest than he had back in 2016? Are the farmers going to turn on Trump after more tariffs with China? Who is going to emerge for the Democrats in the primary? Senior contributor for American Greatness, Julie Kelly joins Dan and Amy to discuss.

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