“The deal commits China to do more to crack down on the theft of American technology and corporate secrets by its companies and state entities, while outlining a $200 billion spending spree to try to close its trade imbalance with the U.S. It also binds Beijing to avoiding currency manipulation to gain an advantage and includes an enforcement system to ensure promises are kept … The deal, sealed on the same day the House prepared to refer articles of Trump’s impeachment to the Senate, has already been criticized for what is missing.” Bloomberg: U.S. and China Sign Phase One of Trade Deal. (Ultimately, any trade deal with China must be measured against the TPP that Trump pulled out of when he took office.)