The chairman of the Democratic National Convention, former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, thinks presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is right about China.
“You know, all that Donald Trump says isn’t wrong,” Rendell said in an interview with SiriusXM’s Dean Obeidallah. “It’s the way he says it — and there are many things he does say that’s wrong.”
“But [Trump’s] right about China,” Rendell said, reports the Washington Examiner. “We have, for some reason, not stood up to China. We’ve allowed them to manipulate their currency, which gives their businesses tremendous advantage in selling to America. They came in here and tried to dump low-priced, subsidized steel pipe to get rid of the steel pipe industry in the U.S.”
Rendell also agrees with Trump on trade, as it pertains to China.
“[China has taken] advantage of us in trade and cost Pennsylvania some significant jobs,” he said.
In May, Trump said during a rally in Indiana that China was responsible for “the greatest theft in the history of the world,” according to BBC News.