Comments on: Why the GOP is punting on foreign policy Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:27:05 +0000 hourly 1 By: M.C.McBride Sat, 08 Oct 2011 00:15:36 +0000 According to the US Census Bureau, exports to China about 91 billion in 2010. Imports from China (lost American economic activity) about 365 billion. A trade war or “taxing the rich” would be a benefit to the American worker.