Wednesday, July 25, 2018

This is Setting Up Not To Go Well: EU's Juncker Will Meet With Trump Today


Trump’s top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, has said he expected European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to come with a “significant” trade offer, but the Commission on Monday said that would not happen.

“I do not wish to enter into a discussion about mandates, offers because there are no offers. This is a discussion, it is a dialogue and it is an opportunity to talk and to stay engaged in dialogue,” Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas told a news conference.

European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom, who will accompany Juncker, said last week that the European Union was preparing a list of U.S. products to hit if the United States imposed tariffs on EU cars.

And there is this from the very stable genius:
-RW