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    I'm in China where they're "preparing for war" with America. Happy Friday Everyone channel4.com/news/chinese-w…

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    Advisor to Chinese foreign ministry says if Trump follows words with actions over South China Sea that's "declaration of war".

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    China also bracing itself for trade war. Key advisor says 45% tariffs will be met with 45% tariffs.

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    Here's the good news: advisor says China is willing to do a deal with America on trade.

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    Another killer line from China:

    'What Trump knows could fill Trump Tower. What he doesn't know could fill the Atlantic Ocean.'

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    Also: 'What China doesn't know about Trump could fill the Pacific Ocean.'

    Some pretty huge unknowns.

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    By 2026 Chinese middle class will likely outnumber entire US population.

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    US-China trade said to support 2.6m American jobs.

    Hence Chinese say Trump can't do "America First" without China.

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    And finally: only Japan holds more US debt than China.

    Is it wise it to pick a fight with your banker?

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