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Trade war update: White House expects China to retaliate on tariffs

The U.S. is awaiting retaliation from China over increased tariffs, after talks in Washington ended without a deal on trade.       ...

Trade war update: White House expects China to retaliate on tariffs

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White House expects China will fight back over Trump’s new tariffs The United States raised tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports from 10 per cent to 25 per cent on Friday after American officials accused Beijing of backtracking on commitments made in earlier rounds of negotiations....
02:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. Expects China Retaliation Over Increased Tariffs, White House Economic Adviser Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. is awaiting retaliation from China over increased tariffs, after talks in Washington ended without a deal on trade, the president’s chief economic adviser said on Sunday. “The expected countermeasures have no...
22:52, 05/12/2019

Trump warns China not to retaliate against US trade tariffs President Trump warned China on Monday not to retaliate against the hike in tariffs he imposed last week, saying it would be “hurt very badly” if a deal is not reached to end a trade war between the two nations. “I say openly to President Xi & all of...
19:52, 05/13/2019

Donald Trump Warns China To Not "Retaliate" Against US Trade Tariffs President Donald Trump on Monday warned China not to retaliate after Washington raised punitive duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent....
20:00, 05/13/2019

Trump’s ‘Second Thoughts’ On China Trade War? The White House Says He Meant He Wished He’d Raised Tariffs Even Higher (BIARRITZ, France) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he had second thoughts about escalating the trade war with China, but the White House later reversed that message saying the president was misinterpreted, and that his only regret in ...
17:39, 08/25/2019

UPDATE 1-White House says no recession in sight, pushes China trade talks White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage ...
19:00, 08/18/2019

UPDATE 1-White House's Navarro says China trade deal will take time -CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Tuesday U.S. trade talks with China are heading in the right direction and any concessions to Beijing on Huawei Technologies were small in the context of a larger trade deal....
23:26, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 2-White House says no recession in sight, pushes China trade talks White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage ...
21:00, 08/18/2019

UPDATE 2-IMF's Lagarde expects U.S. and China to reach trade deal International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Monday she expects the United States and China to reach a deal to end their trade dispute, which has unnerved financial markets and cast a shadow over the global economy....
05:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-IMF's Lagarde expects U.S. and China to reach trade deal International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Monday she expects the United States and China to reach a deal to end their trade dispute, which has unnerved financial markets and cast a shadow over the global economy....
20:39, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. trade chief expects to meet China's vice premier ahead of G20 The top U.S. trade negotiator on Wednesday said he expects he and the U.S. Treasury secretary will meet the Chinese vice premier ahead of the G20 summit in Japan later this month....
17:39, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 3-White House delays decision on tariffs on imported cars, parts The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump is delaying a decision for as long as six months on whether to impose tariffs on imported cars and parts to allow for more time for trade talks with the European Union and Japan....
17:52, 05/17/2019

Trump has considered higher tariffs on China, White House says The White House ratcheted up the trade war rhetoric with Beijing on Sunday by claiming that President Trump was considering placing even higher tariffs on Chinese goods. The comments were meant to clarify remarks made by Trump earlier Sunday in which...
04:26, 08/26/2019

White House reverses Trump’s comments on China tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump’s only regret in hiking tariffs on China is that he didn’t raise them higher, his press secretary said Sunday after the president had earlier signaled some remorse for an escalating trade war with China....
19:39, 08/25/2019

UPDATE 1-EU redoubles threat to retaliate if U.S. raises auto tariffs The European Union is keen to work with Washington to reform the World Trade Organization and cooperate on common challenges to global trade, but will retaliate if Washington makes good on its threat to raise car tariffs, a top EU official said on Mo...
20:26, 07/22/2019

China vows to retaliate if U.S. imposes new tariffs The Chinese government said Friday it will retaliate if U.S. President Donald Trump follows through with new tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese exports....
07:13, 08/03/2019

China says it will retaliate if Trump raises tariffs BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday it will retaliate if President Donald Trump goes ahead with more tariff hikes in a fight over technology and trade, ratcheting up tensions ahead of negotiations in Washington. Beijing will be forced to take “n...
04:39, 05/09/2019

China Renews Vow to Retaliate Against Planned U.S. Tariffs China renewed its vow to retaliate against planned U.S. tariffs slated to take effect in the coming weeks, though it didn’t specify how it would hit back....
02:00, 08/16/2019

As new U.S. tariffs kick in, China vows to retaliate China vowed Friday it would take countermeasures against the United States for raising tariffs by 15 percent on $200-billion worth of exports from the Asian country....
11:39, 05/10/2019

Wall St. falls as White House plans to raise China tariffs U.S. stocks fell on Monday after President Donald Trump pledged to raise tariffs on Chinese goods, though Wall Street finished well off its session lows as some investors saw Trump's comments as a bargaining tactic and expressed confidence in an even...
23:52, 05/06/2019

Wall St. falls as White House vows to raise China tariffs U.S. stocks fell on Monday after President Donald Trump pledged to raise tariffs on Chinese goods, though Wall Street finished well off its session lows as some investors saw Trump's comments as a bargaining tactic and expressed confidence in an even...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Trump regrets not raising tariffs on China higher, White House says President Donald Trump wishes he had raised tariffs on Beijing even higher, the White House said on Sunday, seeking to clarify earlier remarks that suggested Trump regretted his decision on Friday to escalate his trade war with China....
19:13, 08/25/2019

Kudlow does not expect China to retaliate against latest U.S. tariffs White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Sunday that he does not expect China to retaliate against additional tariffs on Chinese goods that U.S. President Donald Trump announced Friday....
19:13, 08/25/2019

Stocks fall as China threatens to retaliate for new tariffs Stocks tumbled Friday toward their worst week of 2019, as investors fretted over an escalating trade war with China. The Dow Jones industrial average slid 334.18 points to 26,249.22 at its lowest point Friday after China vowed to retaliate over threa...
05:39, 08/03/2019

China warns it will retaliate if Donald Trump follows through on threat of new tariffs The counter-threat came as a Chinese trade delegation made its way to Washington amid new doubts over whether a trade deal can be reached.        ...
01:52, 05/09/2019

China to retaliate if U.S. raises tariffs as planned: commerce ministry China's commerce ministry said on Wednesday it would take retaliatory measures if Washington went ahead with a plan to raise tariffs on Chinese imports on Friday....
22:39, 05/08/2019

White House Economic Advisor Contradicts President Trump on Who Actually Pays for the Tariffs on China White House Chief Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow seemed to contradict President Donald Trump on Sunday, admitting that Trump’s increasing tariffs on Chinese goods will put an economic burden on American consumers and businesses. Kudlow sat for a...
23:39, 05/12/2019

China will retaliate with tariffs on $75 billion more of US goods and resume auto duties China says the new tariffs will begin Sept. 1 and Dec. 15. That's when President Trump's latest tariffs on Chinese goods are to take effect....
20:00, 08/23/2019

White House: China indicates it wants trade deal Trade delegations from Washington and Beijing are scheduled to begin their latest round of talks on Thursday. Government and private-sector sources earlier said China had backtracked on almost all aspects of a draft trade agreement with the United St...
20:26, 05/08/2019

Kudlow does not expect China to retaliate against Trump's latest tariffs despite Beijing's warning Despite Kudlow's expectations, China said on Saturday that it strongly opposes Trump's decision to levy additional tariffs on $550 billion worth of Chinese goods, and warned the U.S. of consequences if it does not end its "wrong actions."...
21:39, 08/25/2019

White House insists Trump not having second thoughts on China trade war Asked he is rethinking tariffs, president says: ‘Sure. Why not?’Press secretary: Trump regrets not raising tariffs higherDonald Trump admitted on Sunday to having second thoughts about raising tariffs against China, spark brief hopes of a possible tr...
18:26, 08/25/2019

White House's Kudlow: U.S. looking for 'enforceable' trade deal with China - Fox The United States wants to continue trade discussions with China that focus on structural changes and enforcement mechanisms when talks continue late this month during the G20 summit in Japan, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday...
19:52, 06/18/2019

U.S.-China trade talks to continue on Friday: White House U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have agreed with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to continue trade talks on Friday morning, a White House spokesman said on Thursday....
07:39, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 3-Signs of new U.S.-China trade discussions emerge as increased tariffs loom The United States and China gave signs on Thursday that they will resume trade talks as the two economic superpowers discussed the next round of in-person negotiations in September ahead of a looming deadline for additional U.S. tariffs....
02:39, 08/30/2019

White House's Navarro says still expecting next round of China trade talks White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Friday the United States was still planning to hold another round of trade talks with Chinese negotiators....
03:26, 08/10/2019

White House adviser urges patience in U.S.-China trade talks White House adviser Peter Navarro on Tuesday called for investors, the public and others to be patient ahead of key U.S.-China trade negotiations planned for next month between top officials in Washington....
19:01, 09/10/2019

White House says no recession in sight, pushes China trade talks White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage ...
22:39, 08/18/2019

White House's Navarro says China trade deal will take time: CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Tuesday U.S. trade talks with China are heading in the right direction and any concessions to Beijing on Huawei Technologies was small in the context of a larger trade deal....
17:26, 07/02/2019

White House's Navarro says China trade deal will take time -CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Tuesday U.S. trade talks with China are heading in the right direction and any concessions to Beijing on Huawei Technologies was small in the context of a larger trade deal....
18:00, 07/02/2019

White House says latest China trade talks were 'constructive,' but no breakthroughs U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin concluded two days of "constructive" trade talks with Beijing officials in Shanghai Wednesday, the White House announced, the first such high-level talks since a breakd...
02:52, 08/01/2019

Kudlow says White House will be 'very aggressive' in China trade talks with US economy doing so well National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Friday that the strength of the U.S. economy gives it leverage over China as the two countries try to iron out a trade deal....
18:39, 04/28/2019

U.S., China planning in-person trade talks next month: White House adviser Earlier this month, Trump backed off a Sept. 1 deadline for imposing tariffs on thousands of Chinese imports and officials in Beijing and Washington announced renewed trade discussions....
01:52, 08/23/2019

White House's Kudlow hopeful on U.S.-China trade talks, agriculture buys White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday called it a good sign that top U.S. officials would be traveling to China to discuss reviving stalled trade talks, and said he expected Beijing to start buying U.S. agriculture products soon....
12:00, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-White House official: New sales to China's Huawei to cover only widely available goods President Donald Trump's decision to allow expanded sales of U.S. technology supplies to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei will only apply to products widely available around the world, and leave the most sensitive equipment off limits, a top W...
23:39, 06/30/2019

UPDATE 2-European shares hand back gains after White House dampens Sino-U.S. trade optimism European shares handed back gains to close flat on Thursday after comments from the White House undid optimism over a potential Sino-U.S. trade deal, while a strong rally in shares of chemicals giant Bayer propped up German equities....
19:52, 06/27/2019

Trump will meet China's Xi to discuss trade on Saturday morning in Japan: White House The meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping is likely to be the most closely watched event at the G-20 summit in Osaka....
06:39, 06/27/2019

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.       ...
04:26, 06/24/2019

China says it's willing to resolve trade war with a 'calm attitude,' hints it won't retaliate for now China is willing to calmly resolve the trade dispute with the United States, Gao Feng, spokesman for China's Ministry of Commerce, said Thursday....
15:13, 08/29/2019

Senate's McConnell expects to hear White House position on gun control soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected to hear next week from the White House whether the Trump administration wants to move ahead with legislation to address gun violence....
19:26, 09/03/2019

U.S. trade rep says expects to meet with China's vice premier ahead of G20 The top U.S. trade negotiator on Wednesday said he expects he and the U.S. Treasury secretary will meet the Chinese vice premier ahead of the G20 summit in Japan later this month....
17:39, 06/19/2019

U.S. expects China to buy farm products during trade talks: Kudlow White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said China was expected to move forward with agricultural purchases from the United States even as trade talks resumed between the two countries, with top officials slated to talk by phone this wee...
19:00, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Calvin Klein-owner PVH expects hit from strong dollar, trade spat; shares fall Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands owner PVH Corp said it expects a 10 cent hit to its full-year adjusted earnings from a stronger dollar and a prolonged U.S.-China trade war, sending its shares down 10% on Wednesday....
02:13, 05/30/2019

White House says Mexico tariffs 'still on track' for Monday The United States is on track to implement threatened 5 percent tariffs on Mexican goods on Monday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Friday as migration talks with Mexican officials continued in Washington....
16:39, 06/07/2019

White House defends new tariffs on Mexican goods White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's decision to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods as a way to pressure the government to stem the flow of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border. (May 31)    &#...
20:13, 05/31/2019

U.S. expects China to buy farm products amid ongoing trade talks: Kudlow White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said China was expected to move forward with agriculture purchases from the United States even as trade talks continued between the two countries....
16:26, 07/09/2019

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict with China....
19:26, 06/18/2019

More talks, but no deal yet to prevent US tariffs on Mexico, White House says Vice President Mike Pence said the U.S. was encouraged by Mexico’s latest proposals but that, so far, tariffs still were set to take effect on Monday, as administration officials told Fox News there's no imminent deal in sight....
03:39, 06/07/2019

White House Delays Decision on Auto Tariffs for 180 Days The Trump administration said Friday it would put off for 180 days a final decision on whether to impose broad tariffs on automobile and auto-part imports....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Outgoing White House economist says tariffs and deficits are bad for America Outgoing White House economist Kevin Hassett voiced concern on Monday about the consequences of America's trade wars and rising mountain of debt, two of the legacies of the first two years of the Trump administration....
22:52, 06/03/2019

White House: President Trump ‘Deadly Serious’ About Mexico Tariffs WASHINGTON — A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico but acknowledged there are no concrete benchmarks being set to assess whether the U.S...
20:26, 06/02/2019

Senate Republicans Warn White House Against Mexico Tariffs In a contentious meeting at the Capitol, Senate Republicans told senior White House officials that they are prepared to resist tariffs on Mexico if President Trump pushes forward....
23:13, 06/04/2019

US Chamber weighing lawsuit against White House over Trump tariffs The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a lawsuit against the White House over President Trump's Mexico tariffs, which begin in June.        ...
23:26, 05/31/2019

White House adviser says tariffs on Mexican goods may not be needed White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Wednesday a U.S. plan to impose tariffs on Mexican goods may not have to take effect, offering a glimmer of hope for Mexico and American businesses concerned that the levies could badly hit both consum...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Mexico to Lobby White House as Trump's Tariffs Loom Mexican officials plan to lobby Trump administration officials at the White House on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to hold off on tariffs that the president has threatened to impose starting Monday amid a dispute over border security....
20:13, 06/05/2019

White House plans new tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Friday that the U.S. formally began placing an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods under 25% tariffs....
08:39, 05/11/2019

Mexico Tariffs To Go Ahead as Planned, Says White House as Talks Continue (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico are set to take effect Monday as planned, the White House said Friday, even as negotiators continued to meet to try to stave off his latest push to force the U.S. ally t...
19:52, 06/07/2019

Mexican president optimistic for deal with White House to avoid tariffs Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Thursday he remained optimistic that a deal with the Trump administration could be reached to avoid new tariffs on Mexican goods, which are set to go into effect Monday. U.S. and Mexican officials ar...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Automakers expect White House to delay decision on auto tariffs Administration officials say Trump could still opt to impose the tariffs by May 18 but believe that after a series of investment announcements by automakers, he will likely delay the tariffs amid a trade battle with China....
23:52, 05/08/2019

Trump ‘deadly serious’ about imposing tariffs on Mexican imports: White House Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports next week in a dispute over illegal immigration....
20:13, 06/02/2019

White House stands firm on Monday deadline for Mexico tariffs: spokeswoman The White House is standing firm on its position that Mexico must make take significant new steps to halt the surge of Central American migrants by Monday, or face tariffs on its exports to the United States, spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Thursda...
01:13, 06/07/2019

Automakers expect White House to delay decision on auto tariffs: sources Automakers expect U.S. President Donald Trump to delay a decision due next week on whether to impose steep tariffs on imported cars and auto parts on national security grounds for up to six months as talks continue with the European Union and Japan....
22:39, 05/08/2019

White House agrees to lift steel, aluminum tariffs on Mexico, Canada The Trump administration has agreed to exempt Canada and Mexico from tariffs on steel and aluminum, according to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The deal will likely boost the odds for President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade, ...
21:13, 05/17/2019

White House to announce delay on imported auto tariffs decision-sources The White House is set to announce on Friday that President Donald Trump will delay a decision by up to six months on whether to impose tariffs on imported cars and parts to allow for more time for trade talks with the European Union and Japan, peopl...
14:52, 05/17/2019

Mexico ready to retaliate if U.S. imposes tariffs: minister Mexico will be ready to retaliate in kind if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States, Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Friday....
23:26, 06/14/2019

White House Report Card: Trump tariffs working, 2020 reelection looking difficult This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump buoyed by his tariff threat on Mexico working but Democratic attacks escalating. And new Zogby Analytics polling shows that he is in trouble in key swing states where former Vice President Joe...
22:13, 06/15/2019

White House economic adviser Hassett says his departure not linked to Mexico tariffs: CNBC White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett told CNBC on Monday that his departure from the post had been in the works for a while and is not linked to the recent announcement of tariffs on Mexico....
14:52, 06/03/2019

Trump Says Mexico ‘Wants to Make a Deal’ as Mexican Officials Head to White House to Avoid Tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, the Mexican foreign minister, has been meeting with Washington officials all week as Mexico tries to head off President Trump’s threatened tariffs....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Beijing backs off threat to retaliate if US imposes more tariffs on Chinese imports Beijing on Thursday said it would be willing to meet the US “halfway” on trade issues shortly after releasing a statement threatening to retaliate if the Trump administration slaps tariffs on more Chinese goods as planned on Sept. 1. “We ...
16:52, 08/15/2019

White House Ratchets Up Trade Fight Prospects for a speedy conclusion to the U.S.-China trade fight dimmed Monday after U.S. officials accused Beijing of reneging on its promises and vowed to raise tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports to 25% starting Friday....
03:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump says auto tariffs never off the table in EU trade talks President Donald Trump on Friday blasted the European Union for its use of trade barriers and revived his threat to impose U.S. tariffs on European automobiles if he does not see progress in stalled negotiations between the longstanding partners....
20:39, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 1-DoubleLine's Gundlach says new U.S. tariffs on China likely Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer at DoubleLine Capital, said on CNBC on Tuesday that he sees a better than 50% chance that new tariffs will happen....
20:14, 05/07/2019

Oil falls as US, China add more tariffs in trade war Oil prices weakened on Monday after new tariffs imposed by the United States and China came into force, raising concerns about a further hit to global growth and demand for crude....
13:00, 09/02/2019

Trump's China tariffs are about more than just trade The US president has expanded tariffs against China, putting a trade deal in doubt. Is this an effort to gain more leverage in a potential final lap of trade talks or a reflection of genuine lack of progress?...
11:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
04:26, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Electrolux sees lower hit from raw materials, trade tariffs in 2019 Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux said on Thursday it had been able to offset pressures from higher raw materials, trade tariffs and currency with price hikes so far in 2019, and that it also expected to do so for the full year....
10:39, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S., China tariffs could lower global GDP by 0.8% in 2020 -IMF Tariffs imposed or threatened by the United States and China could shave 0.8% off global economic output in 2020 and trigger more losses in future years, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday....
22:39, 09/12/2019

China, U.S. kick off new round of tariffs in trade war China and the United States began imposing additional tariffs on each other's goods on Sunday, the latest escalation in a bruising trade war, despite signs that talks would resume some time this month....
08:13, 09/01/2019

US prepares to raise China trade tariffs Washington publishes list of imported products that will face higher tariffs from FridayThe US and China have moved to within 36 hours of a full-scale trade war after Washington published a list of imported products that will face higher tariffs from...
18:26, 05/08/2019

U.S. Tariffs on China Are Being Blunted by Trade Cheats Billions of dollars worth of China-made goods subject to the Trump administration’s tariffs in its trade fight with Beijing are dodging the levies by entering the U.S. via other countries, especially Vietnam....
14:39, 06/26/2019

U.S., China increase tariffs as trade war escalates The United States and China went ahead with their latest tariff increases on each other’s goods Sunday, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer items in advance of the holiday shopping seaso...
16:39, 09/01/2019

Trade row deepens as China ups tariffs on $60B in US goods A man browses his smartphone on a bench with a decorated with U.S. flag outside a fashion boutique selling U.S. brand clothing at the capital city’s popular shopping mall in Beijing, Monday, May 13, 2019. Companies waited Monday to see how Chin...
17:39, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year, accord...
04:00, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals in boost for trade pact The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact....
04:13, 05/18/2019

China says tariffs won't resolve any problems in trade dispute with U.S. Tariffs won't resolve any problems in the ongoing bilateral trade dispute between China and the United States, China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
11:39, 05/07/2019

Despite New Tariffs, China "Cautiously Optimistic" On US Trade Talks China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He said as U.S. President Donald Trump ordered his trade chief to begin the process of imposing tariffs on......
22:13, 05/11/2019

Tariffs That Started the U.S.-China Trade Conflict Now Dog Its Finish As U.S. and Chinese officials try to close a trade deal, the punitive tariffs the governments slapped on each country’s goods in the conflict stand as a major obstacle, say officials and others briefed on the talks.​...
14:52, 04/30/2019

U.S.-China Trade Talks to Resume, but New Tariffs Could Complicate Them Beijing’s top trade negotiator is set to go to Washington in early October, after President’s Trump new penalties on Chinese goods are set to kick in....
11:52, 09/05/2019

Tariffs are no longer China's biggest problem in the trade war The decoupling push is quite different than any U.S. efforts to get China to open up more of its economy. Instead, it focuses on reducing America's extremely heavy reliance on China for so much of its manufacturing needs, Jake Novak writes....
00:39, 09/07/2019

Tariffs Won't Solve Any Problems, Says China Over Trade Dispute With US Tariffs won't resolve any problems in the ongoing bilateral trade dispute between China and the United States, China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
20:39, 05/07/2019

U.S. and China at impasse over trade, Kudlow says new tariffs will remain The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any "bitter fruit" that harmed its interests....
20:13, 05/12/2019

China still 'cautiously optimistic' on U.S. trade talks despite new tariffs China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He said as U.S. President Donald Trump ordered his trade chief to begin the process of imposing tariffs on all remaining imports from China....
03:13, 05/12/2019

Trump defends stance on China trade after new tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that things are going well with China, insisting U.S. consumers are not paying for import taxes he has imposed on goods from that country although economists say Americans are footing the bill....
16:13, 08/03/2019

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies in the world, isn’t going to end anytime soon....
04:52, 05/21/2019

Oil falls amid new round of tariffs in US-China trade war Oil prices fell on Monday after new tariffs imposed by the United States and China came into force, raising concerns about a further hit to global growth and demand for crude....
03:52, 09/02/2019

China is lowering tariffs on other countries amid trade war with the US As Beijing has raised duties in response to the Trump administration's spate of tariff announcements, it also lowered trade barriers for exporters around the world....
15:13, 06/19/2019

China says existing U.S. tariffs must be removed for a trade deal Existing U.S. tariffs will have to be removed if there is to be a trade deal between Beijing and Washington, China's commerce ministry said on Thursday....
10:52, 07/04/2019

China rejects threats, tariffs as way to resolve trade war BEIJING (AP) — China’s Commerce Ministry says officials on both sides are preparing for a meeting of Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping next week in Osaka, but that threats and tariffs will not resolve trade tensions between the two biggest...
13:26, 06/20/2019

US and China begin imposing new tariffs as trade war escalates Chinese exports worth $125bn will face new taxes from 1 September, while China places levy on oil as agreement becomes more distant China and the United States have begun imposing additional tariffs on each other’s goods in the latest escalation of t...
10:00, 09/01/2019

China waives tariffs on some U.S. goods as trade war continues China on Wednesday announced it will exempt American industrial grease and some other imports from tariff hikes in a trade war with Washington but kept in place penalties on soybeans and other major U.S. exports ahead of negotiations next month....
15:13, 09/11/2019

Day After US Hikes Tariffs, China Lodges Trade Complaint With WTO China said Monday it had lodged a complaint against the United States with the World Trade Organization (WTO), one day after new tariffs imposed by Washington on billions of dollars worth of Chinese......
20:13, 09/02/2019

Trump says trade deal 'possible' with China's Xi, tariffs could be lower U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that a trade deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping was possible this weekend but he is prepared to impose U.S. tariffs on virtually all remaining Chinese imports if the two countries continue to disagree...
02:52, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 1-GM CEO Barra set to hold White House meetings Thursday with Trump -sources General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra is set to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump and White House officials on Thursday to discuss a variety of issues including trade, ongoing contract talks and revising vehicle fuel efficiency standards, thr...
02:39, 09/05/2019

UPDATE 2-White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban -sources White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on sales to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday....
05:52, 07/20/2019

UPDATE 1-White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban -sources U.S. officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Monday of semiconductor and software executives to discuss the U.S. ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, ...
01:00, 07/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon -White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leaders soon to discuss drug prices, the White House said on Tuesday following infrastructure talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer....
21:52, 04/30/2019

Trump, Britain's Johnson discussed trade, security, 5G: White House U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson about trade, next-generation 5G mobile networks and global security, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said in a statement on Friday....
19:13, 08/02/2019

Trump-Xi trade meeting set for Saturday morning in Osaka: White House U.S. President Donald Trump is set to hold much-anticipated trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Osaka at 11:30 a.m. (0230 GMT) on Saturday, a White House spokesman told reporters on Wednesday....
06:13, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals, boosting trade pact's outlook The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact....
00:39, 05/18/2019

Bashing China could be the Democrats' ticket to the White House There's a good chance the voters who say they don't like "Trump's tariffs" will support them if they're promoted by Warren, Sanders or Biden. But none of the candidates have put together a credible plan for pressuring China, write...
03:00, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-Chi...
01:52, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. liquefied natural gas shipments to China face mounting tariffs China said on Monday it would raise tariffs on liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports from the United States amid a series of additional levies, a move that could further reduce U.S. LNG shipments to the world's fastest growing importer of the fuel....
00:13, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. liquefied natural gas shipments to China face mounting tariffs China said on Monday it would raise tariffs on liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports from the United States amid a series of additional levies, a move that could further reduce U.S. LNG shipments to the world's fastest growing importer of the fuel....
19:52, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Wall St futures plunge after Trump threatens China with further tariffs Wall Street stock index futures fell sharply in a volatile session on Sunday evening after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and soon target hundreds of billions more....
03:52, 05/06/2019

China "Broke The Deal" In Trade Talks, Will Pay Through Tariffs: Trump President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China "broke the deal" in trade talks with Washington and would face stiff tariffs if no agreement is reached....
05:00, 05/09/2019

Mnuchin threatens China with tariffs if they bail on trade deal Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly urged China to come back to trade talks, threatening more tariffs if Beijing doesn’t live up to its commitments. “If they want to come back to the table and complete the deal on the terms that we were cont...
06:13, 06/09/2019

China hits back in trade war with tariffs on $60bn of US goods China has said it plans to impose tariffs on $60bn worth of US goods in the latest escalation of a trade war between the world's two biggest economies....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Trump: ‘No need to rush’ trade talks with China as tariffs rise President Trump tweeted, deleted, then retweeted about there being “absolutely no need to rush” trade talks with China — sending the stock market on a roller coaster Friday morning. The S&P 500 futures plummeted just before 7 a.m. when Trump posted, ...
19:26, 05/10/2019

China to exempt 16 US products from tariffs ahead of trade talks Among the 16 US-made products under exemptions are lubricants, fish meal and whey for animal feed and some anti-cancer drugs, the Chinese Ministry of Finance said....
01:26, 09/12/2019

US, China agree to new round of trade talks following escalating tariffs China and the United States agreed on Thursday to begin a new round of trade talks next month ​following retaliatory tariffs imposed earlier this week by Beijing and Washington. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer a...
17:26, 09/05/2019

China to Hit U.S. With Tariffs on $60 Billion in Goods Amid Escalating Trade War (BEIJING) — Deepening a trade battle and sending financial markets spinning, China announced Monday it was raising tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods in retaliation for the latest hike in U.S. tariffs on its exports. The Finance Ministry said...
16:26, 05/13/2019

Trump says China 'broke the deal' in trade talks, will pay through tariffs President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China "broke the deal" in trade talks with Washington and would face stiff tariffs if no agreement is reached....
05:39, 05/09/2019

China, US Escalate Trade War, Impose Additional Tariffs On Goods China and the United States began imposing additional tariffs on each other's goods on Sunday, the latest escalation in a bruising trade war, despite signs that talks would resume some time this......
12:52, 09/01/2019

Dow futures skid more than 225 points after new US-China trade tariffs take effect The U.S. and China have imposed tariffs on billions of dollars worth of goods, rattling financial markets and souring business and consumer sentiment....
12:26, 09/03/2019

Dow futures skid 200 points after new US-China trade tariffs take effect The U.S. and China have imposed tariffs on billions of dollars worth of goods, rattling financial markets and souring business and consumer sentiment....
14:26, 09/03/2019

Trump rips China over trade, vows new tariffs in September A day after the latest round of trade talks ended without a deal, President Trump on Thursday bashed China and said the US would impose 10% tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods on Sept. 1. “Our representatives have just returned fro...
03:13, 08/02/2019

Trump says China tariffs 'may or may not be removed' while trade talks continue U.S. trade talks with China ended early Friday afternoon with no deal, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC there are currently no additional talks scheduled in the future....
23:26, 05/10/2019

Trump says in 'no rush' for China trade deal, defends tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was in "absolutely no rush" to finalize a trade agreement with China as negotiators from both countries prepared to continue talks in Washington, in a sign that discussions could go past this week....
16:26, 05/10/2019

China softens stance on trade after saying it has to take counter-measures to US tariffs "We hope the U.S. side will meet China half-way, and implement the consensus reached by the two leaders during their meeting in Osaka," China's spokesperson at the foreign ministry Hua Chunying said....
18:00, 08/15/2019

Trump vows new tariffs on China, says Xi moving too slow on trade President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1, after negotiators failed to make progress in U.S.-China trade talks, sending shockwaves through U.S. markets....
00:00, 08/02/2019

U.S., China Trade War Deepens as Beijing Retaliates With Higher Tariffs The United States and China escalated their trade dispute on Monday as Beijing announced higher tariffs and the Trump administration prepared to tax all Chinese imports....
21:39, 05/13/2019

Trump says trade talks with China will continue, tariffs may or may not stay President Donald Trump said on Friday that trade talks between the United States and China would continue into the future and U.S. tariffs may or may not be removed, depending on the outcome of the negotiations....
22:26, 05/10/2019

Trump threatens new tariffs as U.S.-China trade tensions spike again U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday moved to impose a 10% tariff on a remaining $300 billion list of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1, after U.S. and Chinese negotiators failed to kickstart trade talks between the world's two largest economies....
22:52, 08/01/2019

Trump claims China tariffs help US, trade talks ‘congenial’ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says trade talks between China and the U.S. are continuing in a “very congenial manner” despite new tariffs the U.S. imposed Friday on $200 billion in Chinese imports. Trump tweeted Friday that the...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Trump unleashes higher tariffs on China as trade war intensifies President Trump's move came after discussions between President Xi Jinping’s top trade envoy and his U.S. counterparts in Washington made little progress on Thursday, with the mood around them downbeat, Bloomberg reported....
13:13, 05/10/2019

Trump increases tariffs on China amid escalating trade war President Trump retaliated against China’s new tariffs Friday afternoon, declaring that he would increase existing and future levies on Chinese goods. “Starting on October 1st, the 250 BILLION DOLLARS of goods and products from China, currently being...
02:52, 08/24/2019

Trump says new tariffs could be removed if China trade talks succeed China and the Trump administration both indicated Friday that they wanted to continue trade talks despite the administration's moves to place virtually all Chinese imports under tariff rates of 25%. A high-level meeting Friday between the countries' ...
01:13, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-White House plans new social media summit as Congress raises questions The White House announced on Wednesday it will hold a summit on social media next month amid growing criticism from President Donald Trump and some in Congress....
20:52, 06/26/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Foxconn chairman travels to White House to discuss Wisconsin -source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States on Tuesday for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
15:39, 04/30/2019

White House moves to speed vote on North America trade deal The Trump administration took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
06:52, 05/31/2019

Donald Trump welcomes Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to White House for trade talks President Donald Trump welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House on Friday as the two leaders prepared for a weekend of trade talks....
19:13, 04/28/2019

White House moves to speed vote on North American trade deal The Trump administration on Thursday took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
01:26, 05/31/2019

Qatar's emir to visit White House on July 9: White House statement U.S. President Donald Trump will host Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the White House next month, the White House said in a statement on Friday....
16:39, 06/07/2019

White House: Google’s work in China is not a security risk Earlier this month, Facebook board member and billionaire investor Peter Thiel accused Google of working with China's government. Today, The Wall Street Journal reports that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that he and President Trump have...
18:39, 07/24/2019

White House blames China for Iranian missile threat China bears significant blame for Iran’s success in developing a dangerous new array of ballistic missiles, a top White House adviser said the same day the administration imposed significant new sanctions on the Middle Eastern regime....
04:26, 05/09/2019

White House adviser plays down expectations for U.S.-China talks A senior White House adviser tamped down expectations on Tuesday for the next rounds of U.S.-China trade talks, urging investors, businesses and the public to be patient about resolving the two-year trade dispute between the world's two largest econo...
02:39, 09/11/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. stock futures tumble after Trump threatens China with steeper tariffs Wall Street stock index futures fell sharply on Sunday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and soon target hundreds of billions more....
03:52, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-China rebuffs Trump claim U.S. tariffs are making firms leave 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....
12:13, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump China tariffs could cost billions for consumers - retailer study If the United States does impose tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, it would cost U.S. consumers $12.2 billion more for apparel, footwear, toys and household appliances each year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Frid...
03:26, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. to delay China tariffs on some products, including laptops, cell phones The Trump administration on Tuesday delayed imposing a 10% import tariff on laptops, cell phones, video game consoles and a wide range of other products made in China, in an abrupt pull-back from a hardline stance on Chinese trade....
18:13, 08/13/2019

Trump hits China with more tariffs, sharply escalating trade dispute U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from Sept. 1, sharply escalating a bruising trade war between the world's largest economies and jolting financial markets....
08:26, 08/02/2019

Trump accuses China of backtracking on trade and promises to add tariffs next month President Trump said Thursday that he would place tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods starting in September, claiming that China was refusing to live up to prior promises made in the trade talks. The president first said the tariffs would ...
07:39, 08/02/2019

Trump announces increased tariffs on China in latest trade war salvo President Trump announced on Twitter Friday that his administration will retaliate against China by raising on imports from the Asian nation amid a bitter trade war between the two countries....
03:39, 08/24/2019

Trump says China trade talks 'back on track,' new tariffs on hold The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in order to reduce tensions with Beijing....
19:00, 06/29/2019

U.S. hopes to re-launch China trade talks, will not accept conditions on tariffs The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washington will not accept any conditions on tariffs, a senior administration official said on Tuesday....
02:00, 06/26/2019

Asia set to trade lower as Trump announces fresh tariffs on China Stocks in Asia were set to fall on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump announced overnight that fresh tariffs on Chinese goods will be slapped with effect from Sept. 1....
02:26, 08/02/2019

Trump says trade talks still planned for September after China tariffs go into effect "We are talking to China, the meetings in September, that hasn't changed," Trump told reporters Sunday on the White House South Lawn after returning from Camp David....
10:39, 09/02/2019

China Drops Some U.S. Pork and Soybean Tariffs as Trade Tensions Ease Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
13:39, 09/13/2019

US Hopes To Re-Launch China Trade Talks, Won't Accept Tariffs Conditions The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washington will not accept any conditions on tariffs, a......
04:26, 06/26/2019

Trade Tensions Ease as China Drops Some Pork and Soybean Tariffs Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
19:39, 09/13/2019

China's Liu is still set to join trade talks this week as US says tariffs will rise on Friday Tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods are set to increase to 25% on Friday, but the U.S. could reconsider the move if it sees progress in the talks....
23:52, 05/06/2019

Senior China diplomat says more U.S. tariffs incorrect way to resolve trade dispute Threatening more tariffs on Chinese goods was not a correct or constructive way to resolve the U.S.-China trade dispute, senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would slap a 10% tariff on the remaining...
08:26, 08/02/2019

New round of US-China trade tariffs worth $200 billion takes effect The introduction of an additional 15% tariff on thousands of goods has ratcheted up the Trump-Xi trade war. Although fresh trade talks will resume later this month, Washington and Beijing continue the tough rhetoric....
09:39, 09/01/2019

Signs of new U.S.-China trade discussions emerge as increased tariffs loom The United States and China gave signs on Thursday that they will resume trade talks as the two economic superpowers discussed the next round of in-person negotiations in September ahead of a looming deadline for additional U.S. tariffs....
03:00, 08/30/2019

Tesla wins a tax exemption in China to offset trade-war tariffs (updated) The regulatory body in charge of cars in China has announced several Tesla vehicles will be exempt from its purchase tax, which should help offset an upcoming tariff. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology granted exemptions for more tha...
02:13, 08/31/2019

U.S. tariffs kick in amid trade talks; China vows to hit back After talks failed to prevent new U.S. tariffs from taking effect, China vowed countermeasures against the United States Friday for its raising tariffs by 15 percent on exports -- the latest salvo in the trade war....
15:26, 05/10/2019

US-China trade deal: higher tariffs come into effect as talks continue Damaging trade war could destabilise the already slowing global economy US-China trade war: latest updatesWhat has Trump done and what next?A cast of thousands: products from China facing 25% US tariffThe US on Friday hiked tariffs on $200bn worth of...
15:13, 05/10/2019

House Dems could retaliate against US and Israel ambassadors after banned visit: report House Democrats are reportedly considering retaliatory moves against two top American and Israeli diplomats in response to Israel’s decision to block Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar and Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country....
14:39, 08/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey would retaliate against what it called an unacceptable threat of U.S. sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defences, its foreign minister said on Monday, adding he thinks President Donald Trump wants to avoid such measures...
15:00, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey would retaliate against what it called an unacceptable threat of U.S. sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defences, its foreign minister said on Monday, adding he thinks President Donald Trump wants to avoid such measures...
13:39, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S., Poland may sign 5G network security agreement on Pence visit -White House official The United States and Poland may sign an agreement aimed at securing 5G networks when U.S. Vice President Michael Pence visits the European nation in the coming days, a senior White House official said on Friday....
20:13, 08/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump expected to attend White House tech meeting where Huawei will be discussed -sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the chief executives of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, held to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people bri...
22:52, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump White House seeks to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy -sources President Donald Trump's administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after its decision this month to allow numerous oil refiners to mix less ethanol into their gasoline, sources told Reuters on Tuesday....
05:52, 08/21/2019

Trump Could Retaliate if Xi Balks at Trade Meeting, Kudlow Says President Trump could take further action against China if President Xi doesn’t agree to a meeting at the Group of 20 summit in Japan this month, the White House’s top economic adviser said....
01:26, 06/14/2019

As Democratic voters warm to free trade, White House candidates struggle for positions Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren is churning out reams of policy proposals on everything from daycare to manufacturing. But despite her piles of written plans, she has yet to tackle trade....
13:39, 06/13/2019

If China Really Wants to Retaliate, It Will Target Apple As the trade war heats up, Apple is an enticing target for Chinese reprisals. It derives a nearly 20% of its revenue from the country, and its supply chain is based there....
21:13, 05/30/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. hopes to re-launch China trade talks, will not accept conditions on tariffs The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washington will not accept any conditions on tariffs, a senior administration official said on Tuesday....
02:26, 06/26/2019

Bipartisan Embrace of Trump's China Trade Row Faces Test as Tariffs Rise President Trump has enjoyed rare bipartisan cheering for his brass-knuckle trade fight with Beijing, but that support will now be tested as U.S. businesses and consumers shoulder higher tariffs....
18:39, 05/12/2019

WRAPUP 3-Trump says China trade talks 'back on track,' new tariffs on hold The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in order to reduce tensions with Beijing....
20:52, 06/29/2019

WRAPUP 5-Trump says China trade talks 'back on track,' new tariffs on hold The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in order to reduce tensions with Beijing....
03:39, 06/30/2019

Trump believes China will make trade deal, but tariffs ready -CNBC U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday additional tariffs on Chinese goods were ready to kick in after the G20 summit this month if no trade deal is reached with China and criticized Federal Reserve policies as "destructive" for the United States...
17:13, 06/10/2019

Stocks futures subdued as trade deal hopes offset new China tariffs U.S. stock index futures were muted on Friday, as expectations of a deal during the current round of U.S.-China trade talks blunted the impact from additional tariffs on Chinese goods coming into force....
14:39, 05/10/2019

Oil dips in volatile trade amid uncertainty on supply cuts, U.S.-China tariffs Oil prices edged lower on Monday in volatile trading as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
19:26, 06/10/2019

U.S. hopes to re-launch China trade talks, won't accept conditions on tariffs: official The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washington will not accept any conditions on tariffs, a senior administration official said on Tuesday....
23:26, 06/25/2019

China slaps tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. imports as trade war between Beijing and Washington escalates The new duties, announced Monday, will take effect on June 1, escalating a trade war as negotiations between the two countries have stalled.        ...
20:26, 05/13/2019

US STOCKS-Futures subdued as trade deal hopes offset new China tariffs U.S. stock index futures were muted on Friday, as expectations of a deal during the current round of U.S.-China trade talks blunted the impact from additional tariffs on Chinese goods coming into force....
13:26, 05/10/2019

Trump defends China tariffs as trade war leaves allies and opponents in bind Trump’s hardline stance against China puts Republicans in an awkward position, while Democrats are splitDonald Trump has again defended tariffs as his dogged, often self-contradictory pursuit of a trade war with China put allies and opponents alike i...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Businesses that initially avoided Trump China tariffs now fear getting caught up in trade war Businesses that previously avoided the Trump administration's China tariffs now face levies on the same products under the latest proposal to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, illustrating the uncertainty generated by President Trum...
07:00, 06/22/2019

Trump's 25% China tariffs begin as trade talks between two nations continue Trump administration officials were expected to continue high-stakes trade talks with China on Friday, as higher tariffs kicked in.        ...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Rising tariffs, tanking stocks: Inside Trump’s trade battle with China President Trump on Friday “ordered” US companies to find “an alternative to China” for doing business after the country slapped more retaliatory tariffs on US imports, sending the stock market into a tailspin. “Our Country has lost, stupidly, Trillio...
02:52, 08/24/2019

Tariffs from US-China trade war force small businesses to strategize to preserve profits The 25% tariffs President Trump has imposed on many Chinese-made products have small business owners trying to limit damage from import duties.        ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Trump says Obama let China get away with 'murder,' touts tariffs as trade standoff heats up President Trump on Friday touted his administration’s controversial move to increase tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods after trade talks between Washington and Beijing failed to come to an agreement, while saying the Obama administration let C...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Trump says he’s holding off on new China tariffs for the ‘time being,’ announces trade talks to resume OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Trump says he’s holding off on new China tariffs for the ‘time being,’ announces trade talks to resume....
10:39, 06/29/2019

Trump advisers considering interim China trade deal to delay tariffs: Bloomberg U.S. trade advisers have discussed offering China a limited trade deal that would delay and even roll back some U.S. tariffs for the first time in return for Chinese commitments on intellectual property and agricultural purchases, Bloomberg reported,...
17:00, 09/12/2019

Varney: China trade talks, tariffs 'the most important financial story of the year' Fox Business Network anchor Stuart Varney said Friday on "Fox & Friends" that the trade talks between the Trump administration and President Xi Jinping's government in China is "the most important financial story of the year."...
01:26, 05/11/2019

China denies blowing up trade talks with the US hours before Trump's new tariffs drop REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The US is set to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods at midnight. The Trump administration has said that the increase is because China reneged on previously agreed upon elements of a still-unfinished trade ...
22:13, 05/09/2019

China Trade Talks "Back On Track", New Tariffs On Hold: Donald Trump The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in......
11:26, 07/01/2019

China rebuffs U.S. criticism of trade white paper Chin's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday rebuffed U.S. criticism that a Chinese white paper misrepresented trade negotiations between the world's two largest economies, saying the United States should stop making a laughing stock of itself....
11:39, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs -sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the CEOs of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people briefed on the matte...
19:39, 07/22/2019

Ex-White House cybersecurity chief says Peter Thiel is right to call out Google on China "Here's what I think is true: Google refused to work for the Pentagon on artificial intelligence" and it works on AI in China, says Richard Clarke....
17:39, 07/17/2019

White House official: New sales to China's Huawei to cover only widely available goods President Donald Trump's decision to allow expanded sales of U.S. technology supplies to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei will only apply to products widely available around the world, and leave the most sensitive equipment off limits, a top W...
19:39, 06/30/2019

Apple Risks Infuriating the White House as It Reportedly Moves Assembly of Mac Pro to China Back in 2012, it was a Big Deal when Apple decided to assemble the Mac Pro in Austin, Texas. Fast forward seven years, and now it seems Apple will manufacture the new Mac Pro will be built in China, according to the Wall Street Journal. Read more......
01:26, 06/29/2019

White House Report Card: A- for a good week on Iran, China, immigration This week’s White House Report Card has our grader Jed Babbin giving President Trump an A- for his actions on international policy. And the conservative analyst noted that the two dozen Democratic 2020 primary candidates haven’t landed a blow on the ...
17:52, 05/18/2019

Pence to deliver postponed China speech this fall: White House official A major speech on China by Vice President Mike Pence that was expected to take a tough line on Beijing has been rescheduled for later this year, a White House official said. ...
21:26, 09/06/2019

White House Economic Adviser Confirms Plans for New Round of China Talks White House economic adviser Lawrence Kudlow confirmed the possibility of holding trade talks with China in the U.S. in an effort to allay fears of a spiraling trade war between the two countries....
20:39, 08/18/2019

China is reportedly offering lower tariffs on some US products as trade deal inches closer China is offering to lower tariffs on U.S. farm, chemical, auto and other products as part of a trade deal Washington and Beijing could sign within weeks, a new report says....
21:52, 05/01/2019

China reneged on commitments in trade talks, Lighthizer says, prompting Trump to raise tariffs The Trump administration's top trade negotiators said Monday that China had in recent days abruptly withdrawn some of the commitments it had previously made in the countries' ongoing talks, prompting President Trump to abruptly threaten to raise tari...
00:26, 05/07/2019

China to issue white paper on trade talks with U.S. on Sunday The information office of China's State Council, or cabinet, said it would release a white paper on U.S.-China trade talks on Sunday, the official Xinhua news agency reported....
21:26, 06/01/2019

White House trade adviser Navarro sees Mexico reacting 'favorably' to tariff threat: CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said in a television interview on Friday that he believes Mexico will respond "favorably" to U.S. President Donald Trump's demand that the country stop illegal immigration or face ratcheting tariffs....
18:52, 05/31/2019

Trump to meet religious persecution victims from 17 countries, including China: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday was set to meet with survivors of religious persecution from 17 countries, including China, Turkey, North Korea, Iran and Myanmar, the White House said....
23:13, 07/17/2019

Kudlow says China will retaliate over Trump’s tariff hike ​President Trump’s top economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Sunday that he expected China to retaliate against the administration’s planned tariff hike. “I think I do, but it’s interesting, the expected countermeasures haven’t yet materialized,” ...
17:52, 05/12/2019

Trump warns China not to retaliate against tariff hike U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned China not to retaliate against a hike in tariffs he imposed last week and said that the nation "will be hurt very badly if you don't make a deal."...
16:00, 05/13/2019

US-China trade deal: tariffs set to rise when deadline passes but talks to continue – Business live Midnight deadline for two economic superpowers to reach deal means increased tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods will come into effectFull story: Investors hopeful of breakthrough 4.25am BST If you’d like to read the full memo from the US Customs and...
05:39, 05/10/2019

Trump retaliates in trade war by escalating tariffs on Chinese imports and demanding companies cut ties with China The slide came as the trade war between the United States and China worsened Friday, with Beijing imposing retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion in American goods....
23:39, 08/23/2019

Trade talks with China linger past Trump's midnight deadline as new tariffs begin Trump administration officials were expected to continue high-stakes trade talks with China on Friday, as higher tariffs kicked in.        ...
10:39, 05/10/2019

China slaps tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. imports, but Donald Trump insists U.S. is well-positioned in trade fight The new duties, announced Monday, will take effect on June 1, escalating a trade war as negotiations between the two countries have stalled.        ...
21:26, 05/13/2019

Trade talks with China linger past Trump's midnight deadline as new tariffs set to begin Trump administration officials were expected to continue high-stakes trade talks with China on Friday with higher tariffs set to kick in.        ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Tariffs as a weapon? Immigration deal with Mexico may embolden Donald Trump in trade talks with China White House says threat of tariffs helped the U.S. reach an immigration deal with Mexico. Could it have the same result in trade talks with China?       ...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Trump expects tariffs on Mexico to go in effect President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration. Trump says "millions" of migrants entering the U.S. through Mexico is "unacceptable" and that Mexico must stop it. (June 4) ...
21:26, 06/04/2019

White House slams China's 'highly dubious' infrastructure project as Bolton warns Ukraine EXCLUSIVE: The White House shot back at China and its multibillion-dollar global infrastructure project known as the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) this week, saying any outcomes would be "highly dubious" and other countries should be wary of working w...
03:26, 08/29/2019

Trump threatens seismic shift in trade war with China, suggesting new tariffs on $325 billion worth of Chinese goods Cameron Spencer/Getty; Win McNamee/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider President Donald Trump threatened to dramatically escalate the trade war with China. Trump said that on Friday tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods will increase from ...
03:00, 05/06/2019

China Faces Limited Options to Retaliate to Latest U.S. Threat China threatened to retaliate if the U.S. moves to place fresh tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods, though Beijing faces limited options to strike back without hurting its economy....
20:26, 08/02/2019

The Latest: Trump expects tariffs on Mexico to go in effect WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 9:45 a.m. President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration. Trump says “m...
20:39, 06/04/2019

Trump expects Mexico tariffs to go into effect next week President Trump said Tuesday that his administration would likely go ahead and impose new tariffs on Mexico on Monday despite talks this week between the White House and Mexican officials to resolve the situation....
19:13, 06/04/2019

Hope for US-China trade deal? Chinese firms inquire about US agricultural prices, report says, after Trump delays new tariffs A top Chinese official on Thursday told a weekly news briefing that companies in the country have been inquiring about the prices for U.S. soybeans and pork in what could be a positive sign during trade negotiations....
19:00, 09/12/2019

China expected to retaliate over Trump tariff hike, economic adviser says Larry Kudlow says ‘We may know more today or this evening or tomorrow’ after Trump raises spectre of a full-blown trade warThe US expects China to retaliate over the Trump administration’s latest tariff hike, chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow said ...
00:13, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-China says U.S. trade row can be resolved through mutual respect China and the United States can find a way to resolve their trade dispute if each other's concerns are taken into consideration, the commerce ministry said on Thursday....
13:00, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 2-China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said further tariffs were ready to kick in if no deal was reached at a G20 summit this month....
16:26, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-China's Huawei, 70 affiliates placed on U.S. trade blacklist The U.S. Commerce Department said on Wednesday it is adding Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 70 affiliates to its so-called “Entity List” - a move that bans the telecom giant from buying parts and components from U.S. companies without U.S. government ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said further tariffs were ready to kick in if no deal was reached at June's G20 summit....
13:13, 06/11/2019

U.S. House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China as members of the U.S. Congress push for a sharper approach to relations with Beijing....
10:00, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 4-Top U.S., China trade negotiators to meet in Shanghai next week Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators will meet face-to-face next week for the first time since Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to revive talks to end their year-long trade war....
23:26, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S.-China trade war of words heads for Fox cable TV face-off China's war of words with the United States over their escalating trade dispute will reach a crescendo of sorts when a broadcaster from Chinese state television debates a Fox Business host in prime time on the U.S. cable network....
02:13, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-IMF's Lagarde says U.S.-China trade war could be risk for world economic outlook The trade war between the United States and China could be a risk to the world economic outlook if it is not resolved, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde told Reuters on Friday during a visit to Uzbekistan....
00:39, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump officials say U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week Top representatives of the United States and China are organizing a resumption of talks for next week to try to resolve a year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies, Trump administration officials said on Wednesday....
12:00, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump roils markets with comments on China trade, Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was not ready to make a deal with China and even called a September round of trade talks into question, reviving concerns on financial markets that the bilateral dispute is unlikely to end anytime soon....
03:00, 08/10/2019

UPDATE 4-Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China trade dispute and an oversupply of chemicals used to make plastics....
02:13, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S., China to keep talking on trade, progress elusive in Shanghai meeting * U.S. says China to buy more U.S. agriculture products (Recasts first paragraph, details on Lighthizer meetings, adds comment from U.S.-China Business Council)...
20:00, 07/31/2019

Costco says 'prices will go up' in the wake of U.S. trade war with China as tariffs rise Costco is latest retailer to say that the trade war between China and the U.S. will lead to higher prices but it's taking steps to withstand trade war        ...
01:26, 05/31/2019

Amid trade, Huawei furors, U.S. House panel launches China 'deep dive' The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee launched on Thursday a "deep dive" focus on China this year and next, one of several moves by U.S. lawmakers focusing on what they see as troublesome activities by Beijing....
19:39, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 4-Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade - former China cbank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress towards ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former top Chinese official said on Fri...
13:13, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. LNG companies Cheniere and Tellurian see U.S.-China trade spat as short term Executives from U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies Cheniere Energy and Tellurian on Tuesday said they view the trade dispute between China and the United States as temporary, with no major impact on their ability to sell LNG....
14:52, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-DuPont cuts sales forecast as China trade war hits home Industrial materials maker DuPont cut its full-year forecast for core sales on Thursday as it reported worse-than-expected revenue for the second quarter, pointing to weak demand in some of the sectors most affected by the U.S.-China trade war....
14:52, 08/01/2019

UPDATE 1-European stock futures rally on relief over U.S.-China trade talks European stock futures rallied in early trade on Monday, hitting their highest level since August 2018 as investors piled into assets considered riskier after Washington and Beijing agreed to resume trade talks, averting an escalation of a protracted...
09:39, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 3-HK readies for more protests, Trump ties crisis to U.S.-China trade deal * Airport reopens but more protests planned across city (Adds satellite photo, "Occupy" movement leader Benny Tai released on bail, 9, paragraphs 13-15)...
09:13, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 6-Trump favors 'whole deal' with China, two sides prepare for trade talks President Donald Trump said on Thursday he preferred a comprehensive trade deal with China but did not rule out the possibility of an interim pact, even as he said an "easy" agreement would not be possible....
03:52, 09/13/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-China's yuan steadies but stocks plunge as trade tensions grow China's tumbling yuan steadied on Tuesday as authorities took steps to contain its slide while stocks plunged after Washington labelled Beijing a currency manipulator, marking a sharp escalation in U.S. trade tensions....
08:13, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade - former China cbank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress towards ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former top Chinese official said on Fri...
09:26, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Tensions with China help U.S. see importance of North American trade -Mexican official Tense U.S.-China relations are helping the United States understand the importance of a North American trade bloc, a senior Mexican diplomat said on Friday, after negotiating a deal that ended steel tariffs in the region....
04:13, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Pence, Trudeau to discuss Huawei and China trade issues in Ottawa -official U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will discuss their countries' joint dispute with China over Huawei during a meeting in Ottawa on Thursday, a senior U.S. administration official said....
02:13, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 5-Washington, Beijing lay ground for trade deal talks; China buys U.S. soybeans The United States on Thursday welcomed China's renewed purchases of U.S. farm goods while maintaining the threat of U.S. tariff hikes as the world's two largest economies prepared the ground for talks aimed at breaking the logjam in their trade war....
22:39, 09/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan's Marubeni stops some new soybean sales to China amid trade dispute Marubeni Corp said on Friday that its U.S.-based unit, Columbia Grain Trading Inc, has stopped all new soybean sales to China because falling sales volumes to the country due to the trade war with the United States have cut earnings....
00:26, 07/27/2019

UPDATE 1-USTR, Treasury say China pursuing 'blame game' on trade talks breakdown U.S. President Donald Trump's administration said on Monday that China was pursuing a "blame game" in recent public statements and a weekend white paper that misrepresented the trade negotiations between the world's two largest economies....
06:52, 06/04/2019

U.S. House Judiciary chair says still expects McGahn to testify U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday the panel will meet on Tuesday as planned and expects Don McGahn to testify, despite President Trump's order that his former counsel not appear....
00:00, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-FAA expects Boeing to submit 737 MAX fix soon for approval Federal Aviation Administration acting chief Dan Elwell told lawmakers on Wednesday he expects Boeing Co to submit a software fix for the grounded 737 MAX involved in two fatal crashes for approval soon, and said he was concerned by the planemaker's ...
19:00, 05/15/2019

David Price highlights tweet on 'white Sox' attending White House ceremony, clarifies comment ​​​​​​​Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price highlighted a tweet Monday which showcased the cast of team members that were going to the White House to meet with President Trump now that Alex Cora dropped out....
02:39, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E expects $4.8 bln of initial contribution to California wildfire fund Power producer PG&E Corp said on Thursday its initial contribution to California's wildfire fund would be about $4.8 billion, and annual contribution about $193 million....
15:52, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Constellation expects $54.8 mln in quarterly losses from Canopy investment Constellation Brands Inc expects to record a loss of about $54.8 million in its current quarter from its billion-dollar investment in weed producer Canopy Growth, the Corona brewer disclosed in a regulatory filing on Monday....
20:00, 08/26/2019

Samsung, Stung by Trade War, Expects a Big Plunge in Profits The technology giant predicted a 56 percent drop in quarterly operating profit, as the trade war between the United States and China caused havoc in the computer chip and smartphone markets....
18:13, 07/05/2019

White House asserts 'executive privilege' as House panel takes aim at Barr The White House on Wednesday took the aggressive step of invoking "executive privilege" to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as a Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel moved toward holding Attorney General Wil...
18:00, 05/08/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruction of Congress.”...
18:13, 05/01/2019

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
23:52, 08/07/2019

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
03:26, 06/05/2019

House Dems authorize subpoenas for top White House officials' private communications The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for senior White House officials’ communications via private email accounts and messaging applications, a significant escalation in a years-long, bipartisan effort to l...
18:13, 07/25/2019

White House tells McGahn to defy House subpoena, as DOJ asserts 'immunity' President Trump has directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn to skip a House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for Tuesday, citing a Justice Department opinion that he cannot be compelled to testify about his official duties.  ...
23:39, 05/20/2019

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
23:26, 08/06/2019

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the panel considers whether to recommend impeaching Trump....
08:13, 09/17/2019

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald T...
20:26, 05/21/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
00:00, 05/21/2019

The Mad King's Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the com...
00:26, 05/21/2019

Ex-White House lawyer skips House hearing as Trump again spurns Congress The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump convened a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn did not show up to testify....
16:52, 05/21/2019

House Panel Approves Subpoena for White House Emails From Private Accounts The House Oversight Committee voted to authorize a subpoena for all official texts and emails sent or received by senior White House officials on personal accounts....
23:52, 07/27/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the panel interviews him about decisions made on some of President Donald Trump's advisers....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Ex-White House aide agrees to testify to House panel about Trump Another senior ex-White House aide has agreed to provide testimony, initially in writing, to congressional investigators probing possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Monday....
21:26, 06/24/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
18:00, 06/27/2019

House Judiciary Committee to subpoena ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee will subpoena former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s obstruction of justice investigation into President Donald Trump, as the panel weighs whether to recom...
17:13, 08/26/2019

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Aide Rob Porter (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House staff secretary Rob Porter as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct in office and whether he should be impeached. The subpoena demand...
04:52, 08/27/2019

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s obstruction of justice investigation into President Donald Trump, as the panel weighs...
00:00, 08/27/2019

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe in...
03:26, 06/05/2019

White House threatens veto on current House emergency aid bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that legislation in its current form lacks the money necessary for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement t...
13:13, 06/25/2019

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee....
20:13, 06/04/2019

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment b...
02:39, 06/05/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the nondisclosure agreements signed by White House staffers under President Donald Trump....
20:52, 05/14/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump....
05:13, 05/16/2019

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
21:13, 07/01/2019

House Panel Approves Subpoena for White House Personal Emails The House Oversight Committee voted to authorize a subpoena for all official texts and emails sent or received by senior White House officials on personal accounts....
20:26, 07/25/2019

Former White House aides ordered by Trump not to testify at House hearing Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter were subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee to appear at the hearing on possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
05:39, 09/17/2019

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
00:52, 07/16/2019

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications direc...
22:52, 05/21/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually calling it that....
03:13, 05/10/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegations of obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump was "preposterous" and ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearborn — were subpoenaed to testify by the committee....
20:52, 08/26/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify...
18:13, 05/21/2019

Amid White House defiance, U.S. House panel weighs holding Barr in contempt A Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel met on Wednesday to vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to comply with a subpoena seeking an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry report...
16:52, 05/08/2019

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 election campaign and while in the White House....
14:52, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Dominican Republic expects to award several blocks in first oil licensing round The Dominican Republic's first oil licensing round will be a success if it awards more than two of the 14 blocks on offer this year, a government official said at an event disclosing the Caribbean nation's fiscal terms....
19:13, 07/10/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director....
04:26, 05/09/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the southern border into the U.S....
05:52, 06/25/2019

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
02:00, 06/20/2019

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
07:13, 07/25/2019

House panel delays Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid White House talks The House Oversight Committee announced Wednesday that it had postponed a vote on whether to recommend that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be held in contempt of Congress, as talks continued with the Trump administration....
13:13, 07/25/2019

House Judiciary Committee schedules hearing for Don McGahn, despite White House move to block subpoena The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for Don McGahn next week, but it is unclear if the former White House counsel will agree to appear—the latest development in the battle between congressional Democrats and the White House for test...
18:52, 05/14/2019

House panel reaches agreement to question former chief of staff to onetime White House counsel The House Judiciary Committee will accept written answers from Annie Donaldson, former chief of staff to Donald McGahn. Donaldson’s written notes were key to the Mueller report....
20:52, 06/24/2019

White House Directs Conway Not to Testify Before House Panel Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s counselor, was asked to answer questions about her violations of a federal law that bars government officials from engaging in political activities at work....
07:00, 06/25/2019

White House orders two former aides to defy House subpoenas The White House has instructed two former aides to President Donald Trump not to appear at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, saying Rick Dearborn and Rob Porter are "absolutely immune" from testifying at what the panel is calling its first...
11:13, 09/17/2019

White House blocks Conway from House oversight hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it will not allow presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before a House committee looking into allegations that she repeatedly violated a federal law that limits political activity by governmen...
07:26, 06/25/2019

White House orders McGahn not to comply with House subpoena ​The Trump administration is directing former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to turn over documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. “The Wh...
19:52, 05/07/2019

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer appears in Senate on tariffs, trade deals U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will spend the next two days being grilled by Congress over trade talks with China and the use of tariffs and other measures by the Trump administration....
17:00, 06/18/2019

House panel votes to authorize subpoenas for all White House work communications sent via personal email, cellphone The House Oversight Committee had asked the Trump administration about reports that some top White House officials used personal email and encrypted applications to communicate....
19:13, 07/25/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
10:39, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-MPLX expects to restart Ozark crude pipeline on Friday -traders MPLX LP said on Wednesday that the issue that forced the shutdown of its 360,000 barrels per day (bpd) Ozark crude pipeline from Cushing Oklahoma to Wood River, Illinois has been resolved, traders told Reuters, citing a shipper notice....
21:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Mexico expects to save $4.5 bln after pushing firms to rework pipeline contracts Mexico's government said on Tuesday it had persuaded companies to waive "significant" profits from natural gas pipeline deals signed under the previous administration after renegotiating the contracts to save taxpayers $4.5 billion....
22:13, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 2-Freeport-McMoRan expects Q2 loss, cuts gold sales outlook Freeport-McMoRan Inc said on Monday it expects to report a loss in the second quarter, hit by lower gold production, weaker copper prices and higher costs, sending the U.S. miner's shares down nearly 6%....
18:26, 07/01/2019

White House fires back as House Dems mull retaliation over Israel nixing Omar, Tlaib visit The White House on Monday fired back at Democrats amid reports that they may be planning retaliatory moves in Congress against two top American and Israeli diplomats in response to Israel’s decision to block Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from en...
20:52, 08/19/2019

White House counsel criticizes House probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House counsel has sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee chairman, harshly criticizing an investigation into President Donald Trump and rejecting sweeping document requests. Pat Cippillone sent the letter Tuesday. ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Freeport-McMoran expects to post Q2 loss, cuts gold sales outlook U.S. miner Freeport-McMoran Inc said on Monday it expects a second quarter loss, hit by lower gold production, weaker copper prices and higher costs....
15:39, 07/01/2019

The U.S. Expects China Will Quickly Double Its Nuclear Stockpile China is expected to increase its nuclear weapons stockpile by twofold in the coming decade, according to a new U.S. military intelligence assessment, part of a sweeping build-up of Beijing’s strategic arsenal. “Over the next decade, Chin...
08:00, 05/30/2019

Trump presses Japan over trade gap, expects 'good things' from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to even out a trade imbalance with the United States and expressed confidence, despite Japanese wariness, that "good things" would come from North Korea....
06:52, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Indonesian 'Belt and Road' high-speed rail link expects $18 bln from satellite towns The Indonesian-Chinese consortium building a high-speed rail link between the capital Jakarta and the textiles hub of Bandung expects to earn $18 billion developing satellite towns and industrial centres along the line, a company official said....
21:52, 04/30/2019

Trump says no tariff reprieve for China, expects productive talks with Xi U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he had not promised Chinese President Xi Jinping a reprieve from escalating tariffs in a trade war that is casting a shadow on global growth, but felt their talks planned for the next day would be productive...
11:39, 06/28/2019

Tyson Foods expects to profit from hog fever in China, warns it may hit U.S Tyson Foods Inc said on Monday that the U.S. meat processing industry could reap significant financial gains from a global shortfall in pork as an incurable hog disease spreads rapidly across Asia....
23:52, 05/06/2019

TSMC expects short-term impact from U.S. ban on China's Huawei Washington's move to ban U.S. companies from doing business with China's Huawei Technologies will have a short-term impact on Taiwan's TSMC, its chairman said on Wednesday, although he was upbeat on the outlook for this year....
08:39, 06/05/2019

Goldman Sachs sees no trade deal before 2020 U.S. election, now expects three rate cuts Goldman Sachs said it no longer expects the United States and China to agree on a deal to end their prolonged trade dispute before the November 2020 presidential election as policymakers from the world's largest economies are "taking a harder line"....
11:00, 08/06/2019

China expects to hit 2020 coal cap targets; demand overshadows: study China expects to achieve its national coal consumption cap targets in 2020, but the country's aggressive goals could be tempered due to solid demand from power, steel and petrochemical industries, a government-backed study showed on Wednesday....
17:00, 05/29/2019

GE CEO expects weaker quarters for rest of 2019, higher China tariff costs General Electric Co Chief Executive Larry Culp said on Wednesday that the company will likely have weaker quarters for the rest of the year after a surprisingly good start in the first quarter....
22:39, 05/08/2019

China launches Nasdaq-style tech board in Shanghai, expects challenges China on Thursday officially launched Shanghai's Nasdaq-style tech board, with the country's top securities regulator cautioning that the hotly-anticipated STAR Market will face various challenges initially....
13:52, 06/13/2019

EXPLAINER-Trump's China tariffs: Paid by U.S. importers, not by China With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will be subject to import taxes, and Trump says they generate billions of dollars in revenues for the U.S. ...
03:13, 08/02/2019

Explainer: Trump's China tariffs - Paid by U.S. importers, not by China With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will be subject to import taxes, and Trump says they generate billions of dollars in revenues for the U.S. ...
08:26, 08/02/2019

Trump Could Raise Tariffs on China. Here’s How China Could Respond. Beijing could match what the United States does, and its options include upping the ante in untraditional ways. But most of its choices come with drawbacks....
16:00, 05/09/2019

Red Sox pitcher David Price signal-boosts tweet about 'white Sox' visiting Trump's White House The World Series champion Boston Red Sox are set to be honored at the White House on Thursday with President Donald Trump.        ...
08:13, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Exxon expects weak gas prices to offset gains from higher crude prices Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday that in the second quarter it expects higher oil prices and refining margins compared to the prior quarter, but the gains will be offset by lower natural gas and weaker margins in its chemicals business....
18:26, 07/01/2019

The Latest: House chairman says he’d try to block tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Mexican-U.S. talks on President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee says he will move to block President Donald Trump if T...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
02:13, 07/17/2019

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
07:26, 07/18/2019

Tariffs are bad; trade quotas are no better President Trump seems poised to step up tariffs and trade tensions with China. These tariffs, however, are a major sticking point with all his free trade negotiations — not just with China, but Canada and Mexico too. His recent tweet threatening to i...
19:39, 05/08/2019

China Trade Talks Complicate Outlook for Trade Deficit The U.S. trade gap showed signs of stabilizing in March as exports and imports both grew, though economists said unpredictable trade negotiations with China complicate the outlook for the rest of the year....
22:13, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 3-China urges U.S. to respect market economy after China Mobile denied entry China urged Washington on Friday to stop putting "unreasonable pressure" on Chinese companies after U.S. regulators voted to deny market access to China Mobile Ltd and suggested they could revoke approvals given to two other Chinese carriers....
13:26, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-In jab at U.S., China vice president says world cannot shut China out China and the rest of the world must co-exist, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan said on Monday, in an indirect jab at the United States with which Beijing is currently trying to resolve a bitter trade war....
10:39, 07/08/2019

U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Trump moves ahead with his economic threat to levy such imports on Monday....
01:13, 06/07/2019

Why Does the Trade Deficit Keep Expanding Despite Tariffs? Currency markets are helping to thwart efforts to shrink the US trade deficit, which is expanding despite tariffs, by weakening currencies like the yuan....
19:26, 08/20/2019

Trade tariffs hit school lunches NEW YORK (AP) – School lunch menus already have Meatless Mondays and Taco Tuesdays. Now some may get Trade Mitigation Thursdays. This fall, some U.S. school cafeterias are expecting shipments of free food, one little known consequence of Presid...
03:00, 08/13/2019

Patriots might go to White House USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell discusses what is next for the Patriots, including a possible trip to the White House.        ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Ex-China central bank chief says no major trade breakthrough seen at China-U.S. meeting Former Chinese central bank governor Dai Xianglong said on Friday he expected no major breakthrough over trade at an anticipated meeting between Chinese and U.S. leaders in Japan at the end of June....
05:00, 05/31/2019

WRAPUP 1-China-U.S. trade talk teams keeping 'effective communication' -China Chinese and U.S. trade negotiating teams are maintaining effective communication, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday, less than 48 hours before U.S. tariffs kick in on an additional $125 billion in Chinese goods....
19:00, 08/30/2019

China-U.S. trade talk teams keeping 'effective communication': China Chinese and U.S. trade negotiating teams are maintaining effective communication, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday, less than 48 hours before U.S. tariffs kick in on an additional $125 billion in Chinese goods....
19:26, 08/30/2019

China, U.S. trade negotiating teams maintaining 'effective communication': China Chinese and U.S. trade negotiating teams are maintaining effective communication, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday at a daily news briefing in Beijing....
17:00, 08/30/2019

US-China trade spat: China's Asian neighbors see record investments More and more companies are relocating their factories from China amid trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, a UN report shows. Is China's "world's factory" tag under threat as firms seek to avoid US tariffs?...
21:52, 06/12/2019

Chinese trade retaliation likely to involve more than tariffs China is not likely to retaliate against President Trump's threatened new tariffs by applying new tariffs of its own, because it has already put tariffs on almost all the American goods it imports. Instead, it is likely to raise tariff rates and limi...
00:13, 05/10/2019

Talking trade at G20: Can Xi veer Trump away from tariffs? Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will talk about trade when they meet during the G20 summit, in an attempt to stop ties between the world's top two economies from tilting toward sustained confrontation....
15:52, 06/27/2019

The Unreported Yet Biggest Danger of Trade Tariffs Dana Weeks talks to EWI Analyst Jordan Kotick about the April low in Treasuries, how to follow the yield curve, and exactly which Treasury instrument he's got his eye on now....
20:26, 05/23/2019

Red Sox contingent honored at White House Some members of the Boston Red Sox celebrated their 2018 World Series title with President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, as the team downplayed the decision of nearly a dozen members of the team not to attend....
01:52, 05/10/2019

Tiger Woods at the White House Tiger Woods was presented with the Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.        ...
08:13, 05/07/2019

AOC Goes Off on the White House for Ignoring Congress New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered a fiery critique on Wednesday of the Trump administration’s shameless attempts to manipulate the upcoming 2020 Census by adding a citizenship question....
00:26, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts -German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the coming months, a senior German official said late on Tuesday, following meetings with U.S. officials and lawmakers in Washington....
22:00, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump's Mexican tariffs could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the world's bigge...
21:13, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-India to impose retaliatory tariffs on 28 U.S. goods from Sunday India will impose higher retaliatory tariffs on 28 U.S. products including almonds, apples and walnuts from Sunday, following Washington's withdrawal of key trade privileges for New Delhi....
22:13, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Insurance, economy, tariffs weigh on Berkshire Hathaway Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday said its quarterly operating profit fell more than analysts expected, as weakness in insurance underwriting, a slowing economy and trade woes weighed on the conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett....
20:39, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. shale shippers will pay surcharge for Trump steel tariffs Plains All American Pipeline LP said on Friday it will tack on a fee for users of a new oil pipeline to pay for the cost of the Trump administration's tariffs on imported steel, with analysts and traders calling it the first U.S. energy pipeline oper...
20:39, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Best Buy's sales forecast falls short as tariffs loom Best Buy Co Inc blamed planned U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports and uncertainty about future consumer behavior for a lower annual sales forecast, becoming the latest company to air concerns about President Donald Trump's trade war with Beijing....
18:26, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump's Mexican tariffs could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. consumers and refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the...
08:26, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump's Mexican tariffs could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. consumers and refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the...
00:39, 06/01/2019

On-off trade tariffs wreak havoc on U.S. company planning Win Cramer thought his company was out of the firing line in the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war after his "Made-in-China" wireless headphones, speakers and earbuds were taken off Washington's tariff list a year ago....
23:39, 08/23/2019

Retail's Latest Challenge: Higher Trade Tariffs Shares of retailers, buffeted by rising trade tensions in recent sessions, face a key test this week when Macy’s, Walmart and others begin reporting quarterly earnings....
14:39, 05/13/2019

Grassley: Trump's new trade deal still stuck over tariffs President Donald Trump’s meeting with Republican senators on trade last week did nothing to unstick his stalled trade deal with Mexico and Canada.Senate Finance Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said Monday that the president once again refused to lif...
00:13, 05/07/2019

EU trade chief sees possible extension to May 18 deadline for U.S. car tariffs Europe's trade chief expects President Trump to delay a May 18 deadline for U.S. tariffs on cars imported from Europe as Washington focuses on its ongoing negotiations with China. ...
17:00, 05/13/2019

Trump Tariffs on Mexico Could Slow Trade to a Crawl President Trump’s plan to impose new tariffs on goods imported from Mexico starting Monday could dramatically slow trade along the U.S. southern border at a moment when the strategic commercial corridor is getting busier....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Trump's Top Trade Adviser Opposed Mexican Tariffs President Trump’s top trade adviser opposed the White House’s threat to impose escalating tariffs on Mexico, arguing that the plan could jeopardize a new North American trade accord....
20:26, 05/31/2019

Trump sees possible U.S.-EU trade deal that would avert car tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he thinks the United States will be able to reach a fair trade agreement with the European Union without imposing threatened tariffs on car imports, offering a potential lifeline to German carmakers....
07:39, 08/27/2019

RPT-Sticker shock from Trump's new trade tariffs months away It may take three or four months for American shoppers to feel the pinch from President Donald Trump's latest round of tariff increases, but retailers will have little choice but to raise prices on a wide range of goods to cover the rising cost of im...
13:26, 05/10/2019

Oil drops as recession risks mount with trade war tariffs Oil prices fell on Monday, pushing U.S. crude to the lowest in more than two weeks, as an intensifying trade war between the U.S. and China undermined confidence in global economic growth....
08:00, 08/26/2019

U.S. delay of car tariffs prevents trade escalation - Germany U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to delay tariffs on imported cars offers hope that a renewed escalation of the trade conflict with the European Union could be prevented for now, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Friday....
17:52, 05/17/2019

US, Chinese tariffs officially take effect as trade war escalates The US and China began imposing tariffs on each other’s goods on Sunday, escalating the trade war between the two countries even as Beijing sounded a defiant tone. “The United States should learn how to behave like a responsible global po...
00:13, 09/02/2019

Sticker shock from Trump's new trade tariffs months away It may take three or four months for American shoppers to feel the pinch from President Donald Trump's latest round of tariff increases, but retailers will have little choice but to raise prices on a wide range of goods to cover the rising cost of im...
03:26, 05/10/2019

Trump says auto tariffs never off the table in EU trade talks President Donald Trump on Friday blasted the European Union for its use of trade barriers and revived his threat to impose U.S. tariffs on European automobiles if he does not see progress in stalled negotiations between the longstanding partners....
09:13, 08/03/2019

China, U.S. to resume trade talks but China says demands must be met Top Chinese and U.S. officials will resume trade talks in accordance with the wishes of their leaders, but China hopes the United States will create the necessary conditions for dialogue, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday....
14:00, 06/20/2019

China says both U.S., China should make compromises in trade talks Both China and the United States should make compromises in trade talks, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Monday, ahead of a much anticipated meeting between the Chinese and U.S. presidents at this week's G20 summit in Japan....
11:52, 06/24/2019

China says US-China trade teams in contact ahead of G20 BEIJING (AP) — China says its trade negotiators are talking to their U.S. counterparts on how to resolve disputes ahead of an expected meeting between their two heads of state at the G20 meeting in Japan later this week. Wang Shouwen, a Commerce Mini...
11:13, 06/24/2019

China says US-China trade teams in contact ahead of G-20 China says its trade negotiators are in contact with their U.S. counterparts on ways of resolving their disputes ahead of a meeting between Trump, Xi this week...
14:26, 06/24/2019

Man set himself on fire near White House, severely injured WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say a man set himself on fire at a national park near the White House and has been hospitalized in critical condition. U.S. Park police tell news outlets officers and U.S. Secret Service agents responded to the report of...
11:26, 05/30/2019

Person who tried to get onto White House grounds arrested WASHINTON, D.C. — A person was arrested Friday night after trying to get onto the White House grounds near the historic Treasury Building, the U.S. Secret Service said. The trespassing attempt occurred about 9:10 p.m., the service said in a sta...
07:00, 06/15/2019

McConnell says waiting for White House gun proposal The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate repeated on Tuesday that he would not commit to bringing gun control legislation up for consideration until the White House comes forward with its own proposal....
01:26, 09/11/2019

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House The man, identified as Arnav Gupta of Bethesda, Maryland, lit himself on fire Wednesday afternoon on the Ellipse Park, not far from the Washington Monument, in full view of passersby....
15:13, 05/30/2019

White House wants to end child detention limits The Trump administration is moving to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention, a move that will almost certainly lead to a new court battle over immigration. (Aug. 21)   ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Rapinoe stands by statement about not going to White House Megan Rapinoe apologized Thursday for using coarse language in saying she would not visit the White House if the United States wins the Women's World Cup       ...
19:13, 06/27/2019

Ask Maggie Haberman About Covering the White House Since she joined The Times in 2015, Maggie Haberman has been a driving force behind much of its award-winning political coverage and a lightning rod for grievances from both sides of the aisle....
13:00, 06/15/2019

Megan Rapinoe declares ‘I’m not going to the f—ing White House’ The co-captain of the US Women’s soccer team balked at the idea of visiting the White House if her team wins the World Cup, saying she wouldn’t “f—–g” go. Megan Rapinoe made the declaration during an interview Tuesday with Eight by Eight ...
05:26, 06/26/2019

White House backs off foreign aid cuts The White House will not move forward with a more than $4 billion proposal to cut foreign aid, according to multiple sources. Lawmakers from both parties objected to the plan, complaining that it would hurt foreign aid programs while also jeopardizi...
19:52, 08/22/2019

WATCH: F-35 performs White House flyover An F-35 flew over the White House and downtown Washington, D.C., to mark the visit of Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday. The United States and Poland also recently reached an agreement to sell the aircraft to the Eastern European country....
23:13, 06/12/2019

Rep. Justin Amash won’t rule out White House run WASHINGTON – Rep. Justin Amash, a congressman from Michigan who left the Republican Party last week, said Sunday that he wouldn’t rule out making a White House run. “I still wouldn’t rule anything like that out,” Amash told CNN’s Jake Tapper in...
22:00, 07/07/2019

White House honors victims of 9/11: ‘We will never forget’ President Trump and members of his administration honored the victims of 9/11 early Wednesday, on the 18th anniversary of the deadliest terror attack in U.S. history. ...
19:13, 09/11/2019

White House still standing behind Moore for the Fed: Kudlow A top economic adviser to President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the White House still backs Stephen Moore for a seat on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, despite concerns Democratic lawmakers have about his competence....
19:39, 04/29/2019

White House to roll out tax cut plan mid-2020 The Trump administration plans to unveil a tax cut plan in mid-2020, a top White House adviser said on Friday, saying it would be targeted to giving significant relief to the middle class....
22:39, 09/13/2019

White House ups stakes in dispute with EU over Airbus The White House announced on Monday that it was adding $4 billion to a list of proposed tariffs that would be placed on European Union products as part of a long-running dispute over aviation industry subsidies. The items targeted ranged from metals ...
02:13, 07/03/2019

Trump welcomes Red Sox contingent to the White House President Trump welcomed the World Series champion Boston Red Sox to the White House on Thursday — even though some players and team manager Alex Cora balked at making the visit. “Each Red Sox player is a shining example of excellence living out an A...
04:52, 05/10/2019

Meet Your New Chief White House Liar Stephanie Grisham, currently the director of communications for First Lady Melania Trump, will be the White House’s new press secretary, the first lady announced on Tuesday....
19:39, 06/25/2019

White House debates changes to biofuel mandates Some administration officials want to expand environmental credits that encourage production of flex-fuel vehicles that can run on high-ethanol gasoline and would require government agencies to use more of them -- both steps that could increase the u...
03:26, 08/21/2019

Trump likely to meet with Xi when G20 gathers: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will likely meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit later this month in Japan, a White House spokesman said on Thursday, although he suggested a meeting was not yet firmly scheduled...
17:13, 06/13/2019

White House Is Considering a Federal Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid a spike in the use of electronic cigarettes among teens and children, President Donald Trump has announced the Food and Drug Administration is considering yanking all non-tobacco flavored e-cigs from the market.Read more......
23:52, 09/11/2019

White House highlights F-35s to Poland in flyover President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda watched an F-35 fighter jet fly over the White House grounds Wednesday. The flyover was planned as Poland considers buying more than 30 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets. (June 12)   &#...
22:13, 06/12/2019

White House keeps Republicans in suspense over guns Pat Toomey thinks the Senate can get to 60 votes on expanding background checks on firearm sales. Lindsey Graham says a deal on red flag laws is imminent. And the White House has briefed senators on what options are on the table. But everyone is stil...
16:26, 09/11/2019

William McRaven on White House run: No plans, but 'never say never' Retired Adm. William McRaven, who oversaw the Navy SEAL raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, is not completely closing the door to running for president....
02:13, 05/22/2019

MLB notebook: Some Red Sox skip White House visit While manager Alex Cora, a native of Puerto Rico, and about a dozen players of color skipped a visit honoring the world champion Boston Red Sox at the White House on Thursday, President Donald Trump avoided discussing the controversy....
06:39, 05/10/2019

Maryland man fatally set himself on fire near White House WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland man who set himself on fire at a national park near the White House has died. U.S. Park police tell news outlets 33-year-old Arnav Gupta died from his injuries late Wednesday. Police say officers and U.S. Secret Service a...
18:26, 05/30/2019

De Blasio’s White House bid hit with second ethics complaint Mayor Bill de Blasio used a “shell game” to get around strict donor limits to bankroll his quixotic White House bid, a campaign finance watchdog charged Wednesday. The complaint from the Campaign Legal Center alleges that the mayor improperly used tw...
09:26, 08/08/2019

The White House Wants To Strike Back At California California might not be allowed to set zero-emissions standards anymore, GM workers in South Korea are about to strike, and automakers are desperate to avoid a no-deal Brexit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, September 6, 2019....
21:52, 09/06/2019

U.S. to Delay Some Tariffs Against China The U.S. will delay some tariffs against China on items such as cellphones, laptops and toys until Dec. 15, softening the blow of levies that were scheduled to take effect Sept. 1 on $300 billion of imports....
17:52, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to hike tariffs on $200 bln worth of Chinese imports -Federal Register The United States will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent effective on Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
16:39, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. to remove tariffs on Canadian metals, Mexico deal imminent The United States and Canada on Friday announced a deal to remove tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum in exchange for new curbs to keep dumped metals from China and other countries out of the United States, paving the way for a similar pact with M...
21:52, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-USTR proposes $4 bln in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, threatening tariffs on $4 billion of additional EU goods....
02:13, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Boeing, aerospace group urge limits to U.S. tariffs over EU subsidies Senior officials from Boeing Co and a U.S. aerospace trade group on Wednesday urged the U.S. government to narrowly tailor any tariffs imposed on the European Union over illegal aircraft subsidies to avoid harming American manufacturers....
00:13, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-USTR proposes $4 bln in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, threatening tariffs on $4 billion of additional EU goods....
04:52, 07/02/2019