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Written by SK Ashby

(Cartoonist - John Cole)

In other news, the Connecticut State Supreme Court has ruled that the families of Sandy Hook shooting victims can sue Remington Arms for their marketing practices under state law.

Meanwhile, Trump says he doesn't care if they finish a trade deal before Chinese President Xi Jinping visits or finish it when he arrives -- which is funny because it's not going to be finished in either case.

“We could do it either way,” Trump told reporters Wednesday at the White House. “We can have the deal completed and come and sign or we can get the deal almost completed and negotiate some of the final points. I would prefer that. But it doesn’t matter that much.”

Finally, China's global approval rating (34 percent) is now higher than the United States' (31 percent) according to the latest Gallup survey.

Meanwhile, the US's standing is at 31%: "Approval of US leadership plummeted around the globe during President Donald Trump's first year in office and has yet to recover," Gallup said. "China's advantage over the US in terms of leadership approval has widened."

The global approval rating of US leadership is at the lowest for any of the past three US presidents' administrations.

America first, amirite?