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Donald Trump Just Tweeted That He's a 'Tariff Man' But the Tweet Makes Clear He Doesn't Understand How Tariffs Work
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 26: U.S. President Donald Trump holds a press conference on September 26, 2018 in New York City. The President held the news event after days of meetings at the United Nations General Assembly in New York and a day before Supreme Court confirmation hearings in Washington D.C. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

When it comes to misplaced pride, Donald Trump isn't the president — he's the king.

Trump demonstrated that again today in a Twitter thread where he boasted about suspending tariff increases on China from 10% to 25%, a deal he reached with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the recent G20 Summit. He then boasted about enforcing the tariffs in the first place, appearing to think that China was paying for them.

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