by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
When it comes to free trade, Hillary Clinton sounds more and more like Donald Trump every day.
This is a clear attempt to take votes from Trump’s strongest supporters: disgruntled rust-belt workers who blame China and Mexico for stealing US jobs.
CNN Money reports Hillary Clinton Vows to Slap Tariffs on Trade Cheaters
For months, Trump has slammed U.S.’ trade deals with Mexico and South Korea as “horrible” and “disastrous.” He wants to fix them by placing hefty fines — known as tariffs — on goods coming into the U.S. from foreign countries that don’t play fair.
Now, Clinton says she’s ready to impose tariffs too.