In a move that upset many U.S. businesses, especially agricultural interests and farmers, President Donald Trump said Friday morning that he is going to impose new tariffs on 1,102 Chinese products and the amount of the tariffs would be about $50 billion.
President Donald Trump on Friday morning made good on his promises that he wanted to have a trade war with China. In a statement the president said he was going to impose new tariffs on 1,102 Chinese products and they estimated the amount of the tariffs would be about $50 billion.
On Tuesday President Donald Trump said that he would go ahead with his plan to impose $50 billion in tariffs on imports from China, and also implement new rules concerning limits on the investment by Chinese companies in U.S. high-technology industries. The plan was rolled out by the president as part of his sweeping efforts to crack down on Chinese acquisition of U.S. technology which many people have considered illegal as well as threatening to U.S. security.
The White House had no answer when asked about $500 million in funding that the Trump Organization is getting from the Chinese government for a project in Indonesia and couldn't explain how this is not an Emoluments Clause violation.
For some unknown reason Donald Trump is trying to simultaneously undermine stock markets while at the same time eliminating millions of jobs in the red states that were his biggest supporters in 2016.
On Thursday Trump said he’s planning another $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese imported goods which increases the prospects of an ongoing and increasingly serious trade war with the largest country in the world.
The top Democrat in the US Senate is urging Donald Trump to get off of his backside and apply more economic pressure to China as the North Korea crisis accelerates.
After Trump had whined about China not solving the N. Korea nuclear problem, Rep Ted Lieu (D-CA) hit Trump hard by pointing out that the President hasn't signed the sanctions bill against Chinese entities that help North Korea.
Trump and North Korea is an eerily frightening reiteration of the Bush administration's fear-mongering about Saddam Hussein's Iraq.
"Ivanka's company won approval for new China trademarks the same day she dined w/ China's president at Mar-a-Lago."
"North Korea is looking for trouble. If China decides to help, that would be great. If not, we will solve the problem without them! U.S.A."
“Israel fully supports President Trump’s decision and hopes that this message of resolve...will resonate not only in Damascus, but in Tehran, Pyongyang and elsewhere.”
In recent days, Trump has embarrassed himself both over China and Mexico, tweeting off-the-cuff ruminations about issues of critical importance
The reason the thin-skinned president-elect is so angry is because the union leader dropped a major truth bomb about Trump's recent PR stunt with Carrier.
If Americans want to take out their rage over lost jobs, or stagnant wages, or the decline of the middle class, or the crushing income inequality plaguing the nation’s economy, they should focus their anger on Republicans.
Executives at the biggest coal companies increased their compensation and terminated workers while their companies spiraled into bankruptcy.
Another highly-respected organization has warned the world about the global threat of a Trump victory in November.
The world has many conflict hotspots, but a narcissist like Donald Trump would make them about himself, rather than what's good for America
If he was aiming for Planned Parenthood, God nailed the wrong country, and besides, things aren't looking so bad this morning, say experts
Donald Trump is talking about China, which has prompted an ill-considered attempt by Scott Walker to sound relevant regarding foreign policy