Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says Trump would be "perfectly happy" raising tariffs on more Chinese goods if the two countries can't strike a trade deal. Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Liu Xin, anchor of China Global Television, about the trade war and other issues related to China. Also, Abiy Ahmed has only been Ethiopia's prime minister since 2018 but he's already ended a 20-year conflict with neighboring Eritrea and taken steps to make his own country less authoritarian. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's June 17, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on June 17, 2019.