Democrats on China.

AuthorBiden, Joe

Not since the period before the Civil War has the partisan divide in Washington, D.C., been as large and bitter as it is today. Washington has become a cauldron of contempt and a bastion of stalemate.

The one exception is on issues relating to China. Nonpartisan officials who regularly make the rounds on Capitol Hill say they have been stunned by how strongly Congressional Democrats privately support President Donald Trump's position on trade with China. Indeed, Trump's Democratic support in this one area may exceed his Republican support.

One Democratic House committee leader privately said, "I hate the man and disagree with him on every other issue, but I admire his stance on China." All of which means there is a good chance trade with China will be a central...

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