Why Biden will find it hard to undo Trump's costly 'America first' trade policy

Biden says his Cabinet picks will help him restore American leadership in the world. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images Since becoming president-elect, Joe Biden has signaled that restoring America’s leadership on the world stage is among his highest priorities – an intention aptly demonstrated by his Cabinet picks. Biden’s nominees are “ready to lead the world, not retreat from it,” he said on Nov. 24. “America is back.” Perhaps nowhere is this return more urgent than in trade policy, a topic I follow closely as a scholar of international political economy. Over the past four years, Presiden…

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