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Trump: if no China trade deal possible, 'I am a Tariff Man'

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By Doina ChiacuWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday held out the possibility of an extension of the 90-day trade truce with China but warned he would revert to tariffs if the two sides could not resolve their differences.Trump said his team of trade advisers led by China trade hawk U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer would determine whether a "REAL deal" with China was possible."If it is, we will get it done," Trump said in a Twitter post. "But if not remember, I am a Tariff Man."The threat of an escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies ...

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 23:14 IST