Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks during a press conference after the Senate Policy luncheons in the Capitol on Tuesday Dec. 10, 2019.
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Tuesday expressing concern that a weak trade deal that fails to address “structural inequities” in the U.S.-China relationship could harm American workers and businesses for years to come.
Trump and Chinese officials are due to sign a partial trade deal on Wednesday after years of intense bilateral negotiations. Both sides reached an agreement last month, in which Washington agreed to cancel some new tariffs and reduce rates of other duties in exchange for China purchasing more American agricultural products and addressing U.S. concerns on areas of technology and financial services.
Schumer, one of the Democrats most supportive of Trump’s crackdown on China, previously accused the president of caving to…