Although President Donald Trump has come under fire for using what critics say amounts to a racist dog whistle in referring to the coronavirus as “the Chinese virus,” he has a defender in Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas), who when asked by a reporter whether the use of the term is acceptable, responded, “That’s where it came from.”
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) says it appears that Trump conditioned a trade deal with China on the Chinese making up dirt on Joe Biden.
Trump's trade representative, Peter Navarro, refused to answer when he was asked a half a dozen times if Trump is pressuring China to investigate Joe Biden.
The latest tact of Republican apologists for President Donald Trump’s violating his oath of office by publicly urging China to interfere in the 2020 presidential election is to insist that Trump was just joking.
President Donald Trump, in comments made at the recent G-7 summit in France, positioned himself as the protector of United States’ wealth, justifying his refusal to address, much less believe in, climate change on grounds that investing in green energy production would damage the nation’s economic standing.
BEIJING (Reuters) – Foreign investors remained enthusiastic about China, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, following U.S. President Donald Trump’s claim that his tariffs are causing companies to move production away from the world’s second largest economy.
The “then what” is that Trump’s insistence he can make up the rules when he doesn’t own the ball is inflicting devastating damage on farmers and workers in the U.S. and on the U.S. economy overall.T
The document was riddled with reversals by China that undermined core U.S. demands, the sources told Reuters.
Chinese spies often eavesdrop on President Donald Trump when he uses his unsecure cellphone to gossip with old friends, and Beijing uses what it learns to try to sway U.S. policy, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing current and former U.S. officials.
Trump used his perch as chairman of the UN Security Council meeting to accuse China, not Russia, of election meddling because Trump claimed that he is "winning" on trade.
In August, China’s trade surplus with the United States grew to a new record which is sure to “add fuel to the trade war fire.”
Customs data released over the weekend showed that the U.S. trade deficit with China was a record $31.05 billion in August, an increase from $28.09 billion in July, and exceeding the previous record which was set in June of this year.
China on Saturday denounced Donald Trump’s accusation that Beijing is stalling efforts to disarm North Korea as “irresponsible.”
China on Saturday called Donald Trump "irresponsible" after the US President cancelled his top diplomat's latest trip to North Korea and suggested Beijing was stalling efforts to disarm Pyongyang. https://t.co/Sw7QRg6SiJ
It is not a coincidence that President Trump got a $500 million kickback from China, and his daughter got trademarks approved the same day that Trump dropped sanctions.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross failed to divest himself from his private company holdings upon entering government, according to a new investigative report from Forbes Magazine.
After being nominated, Ross promised to divest from his investment holdings upon entering office. This earned him praise from senators in both parties, and he was easily confirmed.
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.