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China's 'nuclear option' in the trade war is dumping US Treasurys. It just sold $20 billion of them, its largest offloading in more than two years.
It is not the first time President Trump has advocated for the nuclear option, which would eliminate the filibuster and 60-vote threshold in the Senate.
If Democrats succeed in filibustering the vote on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, Republicans would have to use the "nuclear option" to secure his confirmation.