President-Elect Trump Creates Trade Council Office

December 27, 2016 01:06 PM

President-elect Donald Trump and his team have created a new office in his administration to focus on the industrial sector.

The newly created ‘White House National Trade Council’ will be responsible for policies to promote domestic manufacturing.

The head of the office is Peter Navarro, a critic of China’s trade policies.

In one book he authored, Navarro said when china was a lowed to join the World Trade Organization (WTO), it cut America’s economic growth in half.

Navarro is a Harvard-trained economist, but currently he’s a professor at the University of California-Irvine.

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