Trade impact in Northwest with Trump victory
An analysis by an economic think tank says President-Elect Donald Trump's trade policies could trigger an international trade war that could eliminate as many at least 170,000 jobs here in Washington.
That's five-percent of the workforce. That's because Washington does a lot of trade with Asia.
"Seattlepi.com" says the analysis is from the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Trump has said renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement would bring jobs back to the U.S.