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Chris Wallace gets in Larry Kudlow’s face over who pays for Trump’s tariffs: ‘The Chinese aren’t paying’

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Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday reminded Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, that Americans will be forced to pay for the tariffs that President Donald Trump is putting on Chinese goods.

“It’s not China that pays tariffs, it’s the American importers, the American companies that pay what is in effect a tax increase,” Wallace explained. “And oftentimes passes it on to U.S. consumers.

“Fair enough,” Kudlow replied. “In fact, both sides will pay.”

“If it’s a tariff on goods coming in, the Chinese aren’t paying,” the Fox News host pointed out.

Kudlow insisted that China would suffer G.D.P. losses.

“I understand that but the president says China pays the tariffs,” Wallace said. “They may suffer consequences but it’s U.S. businesses and U.S. consumers who pay.”

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Mitch McConnell goes berserk – says granting Puerto Rico statehood, voting rights, representation is ‘full bore socialism’

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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell went full-fledged off-the-wall red-baiting in a Fox News interview on Friday's "Ingraham Angle." The Republican from Kentucky told host Laura Ingraham that allowing Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. to become states – which would mean full representation in the U.S. House and Senate along with voting rights, would be "full bore socialism."

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CNN’s April Ryan delivers brutal assessment of Trump’s 2020 kickoff: ‘He’s going in looking like a loser’

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CNN's April Ryan on Monday delivered a brutal assessment of the state of President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign on the day before he's set to officially launch his reelection effort.

During a discussion about pollsters getting fired from the Trump campaign in the wake of brutal polling numbers getting leaked, Ryan said the president can't be happy to see so much news coverage of polls showing him losing badly to former Vice President Joe Biden.

"Democratic polls are saying that Joe Biden would beat him if the election were to happen today," she said. "They're also saying any Democrat would beat him if the election were today! This does not bode well for the Trump brand, it does not bode well for his presidency. He is going in looking like a loser."

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Mitch McConnell delivers a pathetic response to Jon Stewart’s rebuke

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When he testified before the House Judiciary Committee on June 11, comedian Jon Stewart was highly critical of the U.S. Senate for neglecting the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) — referencing a “certain someone” who kept using it as a “political football.” Stewart, during an interview with Fox News’ Chris Wallace that aired on Sunday, confirmed that the “certain someone” was Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. And McConnell was highly dismissive of Stewart during an appearance on Fox News’ “Fox and Friends” the following Monday morning.

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