The book mixes Trump's political ideology with personal anecdotes. He asserts that Lady Gaga owes him her success because she performed at Miss Universe 2008 six months before her first number one hit. A document in the book describes his financial position and asserts his economic value to be US$ 7 billion. Trump says his time as host of The Celebrity Apprentice helped his brand and says the experience taught him that a person with negative characteristics can be successful if their TV ratings are high. He also recalls his feelings while being satirized at the 2011 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner by President Obama, and criticizes the comedic performance of Seth Meyers.
The book was first published in 2011 in hardcover format by Regnery Publishing. An ebook was released the same year, along with an audiobook read by Malcolm Hillgartner. A Russian language print edition was published in 2011. Another audiobook was released in 2012, this time read by Jim Meskimen. The book was reissued in 2015 by Regnery Publishing in paperback format, this time with the new title. This edition was published in Vietnamese in 2016, and in Japanese in 2017.
As part of the deal, Canada agreed to allow more access to its dairy market and won several concessions in return. The USMCA will keep the Chapter 19 dispute panel, which Canada relies on to shield it from U.S. trade remedies. It also avoided a proposed five-year sunset clause, instead using a sixteen-year time frame with a review after six years.
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Even as they express doleful views about the state of trust today, many Americans believe the situation can be turned around. Fully 84% believe the level of confidence Americans have in the federal government can be improved, and 86% think improvement is possible when it comes to the confidence Americans have in each other. Among the solutions they offer in their open-ended comments: muffle political partisanship and group-centered tribalism, refocus news coverage away from insult-ridden talk shows and sensationalist stories, stop giving so much attention to digital screens and spend more time with people, and practice empathy. Some believe their neighborhoods are a key place where interpersonal trust can be rebuilt if people work together on local projects, in turn radiating trust out to other sectors of the culture.
At the same time, older Americans are more likely to believe Americans have lost confidence in each other because people are not as reliable as they used to be: 54% of those ages 65 and older take this position, compared with 44% of those 18 to 29.
Some amount of risk-taking by Washington makes sense. The status quo should not be idealized: open trading principles are far from fully implemented and sometimes more honored in the breach, particularly by China. The United States therefore has strong reason to implement measures it thinks will protect American economic interests and add to pressure for structural reforms. It also has reason to believe that the WTO system will merely bend, not break, under this pressure. The system has survived for decades despite numerous international disputes and changing geo-economic and geopolitical dynamics. U.S. tech controls have so far not sent bilateral trade ties with China (let alone the larger WTO system) into a death spiral.
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