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Trump scorched by CNN panel with stunning list of products affected by his China tariff squabble: ‘This is what a trade war looks like’

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Addressing the report that China has slapped an additional $60 billion in tariffs on products that American consumers crave, a CNN panel highlighted what President Donald Trump has wrought in the latest escalation of his trade war.

As host Jim Sciutto pointed out that Wall Street was expected to take a beating on the China announcement — released just before the opening stock market bell — the panel explained what products would be affected, with tariffs on some products jumping from 10 percent to 25 percent.

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According to CNN economic analyst Rana Foroohar, “China has a mission. — they are trying to transition to be a consumer economy. They have plenty of stimulus and plenty of political will. That’s the advantage of autocracy.”

“I don’t see the Chinese backing down here,” she continued. “We have to remember that Trump is asking them to do things that are fundamentally impossible within their political context. He’s saying don’t subsidize state-owned businesses, you have to privatize everything. Well, that’s not the way China works.”

According to CNN’s Christine Romans, consumers can expect to see increases in iPhones, Nike products, toys, sporting goods, clothing, fabrics, appliances and metals used by manufacturers.

“This is what a trade war looks like,” she bluntly advised.

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The panel later stated the tariffs — including the ones that are devastating U.S. farmers — will likely impact President Trump’s ability to get re-elected since Americans vote based upon their pocketbooks.

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Millions around the world joined #ClimateStrike — demanding bold climate action

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Masses of children skipped school Friday to join a global strike against climate change that teen activist Greta Thunberg said was "only the beginning" in the fight against environmental disaster.

Some four million people filled city streets around the world, organizers said, in what was billed as the biggest ever protest against the threat posed to the planet by rising temperatures.

Youngsters and adults alike chanted slogans and waved placards in demonstrations that started in Asia and the Pacific, spread across Africa, Europe and Latin America, before culminating in the United States where Thunberg rallied.

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Trump announces new sanctions on Iran — and deploys US troops to the Middle East

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The United States announced Friday that it was sending military reinforcements to the Gulf region following attacks on Saudi oil facilities that it attributes to Iran, just hours after President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions on Tehran.

Trump said the sanctions were the toughest-ever against another country, but indicated he did not plan a military strike, calling restraint a sign of strength.

The Treasury Department renewed action against Iran's central bank after US officials said Tehran carried out weekend attacks on rival Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure, which triggered a spike in global crude prices.

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‘Do a lot of stupid sh*t as quickly as possible’: Ambassador Power breaks down ’The Trump Doctrine’

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The former ambassador to the United Nations explained "The Trump Doctrine" during a Friday evening interview with comedian Bill Maher on HBO's "Real Time."

Samantha Power, the author of the new book, The Education of an Idealist, was asked by Maher about the foreign policy mantra of the Obama administration.

"Obama's foreign policy doctrine was famously summarized as 'don't do stupid sh*t," Maher noted. "Trump's, of course, is 'Do stupid sh*t.'"

"Do stupid sh*t as quickly as possible," Power clarified.

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