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Phase 0

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If there’s one small thing that could have been pointed to as a plausible, albeit small, success story over the past 3.5 year political nightmare, it was the U.S./China trade deal. There was nothing epic about it, to be sure. The bluster surrounding it dwarfed the reality of the soybean-buying, purchase-promising pages, but it was a small success nonetheless.

Well, that lilliputian victory has been zeroed out as well