Trump finds big promises hard to keep

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New York - President Donald Trump’s declaration that he won’t label China a currency manipulator stands as the clearest example of the difficulty he’s having delivering on big campaign promises.

Trump backed away from a signature pledge of his White House bid on Wednesday, days before release of a closely-watched Treasury Department report on the currency practices of major US trading partners.

“They’re not currency manipulators,” Trump told the Wall Street Journal in an interview.

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