Democratic presidential hopefuls hammered President Donald Trump over his trade war with China in Thursday’s debate as fears grow about the conflict shaking the global economy.
The 10 candidates on stage in Houston portrayed an impulsive president with little concrete plan to force Beijing to change what Trump calls unfair trade practices.
Both entrepreneur Andrew Yang and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro called the White House’s decisions “haphazard.” Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Kamala Harris, D-Calif., called out the president’s penchant for announcing trade policy through tweet.
The pile on shows a field more comfortable with picking apart Trump’s…