The White House on Tuesday said it would delay imposing tariffs on Chinese imports of cellphones, laptop computers, video game consoles, and certain types of footwear and clothing until Dec. 15, significantly later than the Sept. 1 deadline President Trump had repeatedly threatened.
The announcement, which came from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, ensures that Apple products and other major consumer goods would be shielded from the import tax until at least December, potentially keeping costs on these products down during the holiday shopping season.
Seriously though, is there any way to know how Trump is profiting off of his nonsensical “now you tariff, now you don’t” moves? pic.twitter.com/Js2Uon0vwd— Schooley (@Rschooley) August 13, 2019
He'll be stealing, cheating, grifting and lying until his final breath.
BONUS: Robert Kuttner has a good read on the topic.