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U.S President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive in Biarritz, France, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, for the G-7 summit.
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AP News
August 24, 2019 - 3:05 pm
By: Zeke Miller BIARRITZ, France (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful, but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted "order" to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China amid a spiraling trade war between the two nations. China's...
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The US-China trade war ratcheted up yet again on Friday, with Beijing unveiling a new round of retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion worth of US goods.
CNN
CNN
August 23, 2019 - 4:24 pm
Yong Xiong and Victoria Cavaliere, CNN Business (CNN) -- The US-China trade war ratcheted up yet again on Friday, with Beijing unveiling a new round of retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion worth of US goods . China will place additional tariffs of 5% or 10% on US imports starting on September 1...
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Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping
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AP News
August 23, 2019 - 9:29 am
WASHINTON D.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump and China escalated their 13-month trade war Friday, sending financial markets tumbling and intensifying worries about the health of the global economy. Trump answered a new round of trade sanctions from China by promising a still-secret response, joking...
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Shoppers leave the Home Depot store in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019.
Charles Krupa/AP Photo
August 20, 2019 - 9:11 am
By Michelle Chapman, AP Business Writer Home Depot cut its sales expectations for the year as lumber prices slid and the company braces for the potential impact of tariffs on its customers. The Trump administration delayed most of the tariffs it planned to impose on Chinese goods last week and...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the "Faith & Freedom Coalition 2019 Road To Majority Policy Conference," Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Washington.
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June 26, 2019 - 3:10 pm
By Paul Wiseman WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he's under little pressure to reach a trade deal with China when he meets late this week with President Xi Jinping and is prepared to impose further tariffs on Chinese imports. "The Chinese economy's going down the tubes...
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President Donald Trump greets supporters on his return to the White House, Friday June 7, 2019, in Washington.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo
June 09, 2019 - 1:04 pm
STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled the prospect of renewing his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn't cooperate on border issues, while some of his Democratic challengers for the White House said the last-minute deal to avert trade penalties was overblown...
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President Donald Trump gestures after stepping off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 7, 2019, in Washington. Trump is returning from a trip to Europe.
Patrick Semansky/AP Photo
June 07, 2019 - 8:43 pm
By Jill Colvin, Zeke Miller, and Colleen Long WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's deal to avert his threatened tariffs on Mexico includes few new solutions to swiftly stem the surge of Central American migrants flowing over America's southern border. But it delivers enough for Trump to claim...
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President Donald Trump gives thumbs up before departing Shannon Airport, Friday, June 7, 2019, in Shannon, Ireland.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo
June 07, 2019 - 4:19 pm
By Jill Colvin, Matthew Lee and Luis Alonso Lugo WASHINGTON (AP) — After a week of threats, President Donald Trump declared Friday that now "there is a good chance" the U.S. will strike a deal with Mexico to avert the tariffs he had scheduled for Monday to force the U.S. ally to stem the flow of...
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President Donald Trump
Alex Brandon/AP
June 06, 2019 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks, but President Donald Trump said Thursday that a "lot of progress" must be made to halt the import taxes he is holding out as a way to force Mexico to stanch the...
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President Donald Trump
Alex Brandon/AP
June 06, 2019 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks, but President Donald Trump said Thursday that a "lot of progress" must be made to halt the import taxes he is holding out as a way to force Mexico to stanch the...
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