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Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech

Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farme...

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech

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In Iowa, Biden slams Trump on trade, China Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
2019-06-11 23:01

Biden will claim Trump is unfit for office in Iowa speech Joe Biden will go directly after President Trump in a speech in Iowa later Tuesday, claiming the commander-in-chief is unfit for the White House and hitting him over his relationship with authoritarian leaders in Russia and North Korea and his tariff...
2019-06-11 16:17

Trump and Biden trade blows while campaigning in Iowa President Trump and Joe Biden traded blows on Tuesday as they stumped in the key battleground state of Iowa — with the commander in chief calling the ex-veep “a dummy” and Biden mocking Trump’s name-calling as childish. “I heard Biden was a los...
2019-06-12 06:51

President Trump and Biden Furiously Trade Barbs in Overlapping Iowa Events MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa — President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden spent Tuesday trading insults — sometimes in real-time — as they stumped across Iowa in split screen moments that could preview a ferocious fight ahead if the two ...
2019-06-12 04:34

Trump uses ethanol against Biden in Iowa President Trump accused Joe Biden Tuesday in Iowa of restricting the sale of corn ethanol during his time as vice president, saying that he harmed farmers and made the nation less energy secure....
2019-06-12 05:51

Trump digs at Biden at Iowa stop President Donald Trump and his 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden are getting in some digs at each other during separate campaign speeches in Iowa. (June 11)        ...
2019-06-12 08:34

Trump and Biden Get Personal in Iowa Skirmish President Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., who increasingly see each other as political foils, traded attacks as they traveled to the battleground state....
2019-06-12 16:00

In Iowa, Biden lays out his case against Trump Former Vice President Joe Biden, in the battleground state of Iowa, unleashes verbal attacks against President Donald Trump that felt more appropriate for the final weeks before Election Day than 17 months before voters go to the polls. (June 12) &#...
2019-06-12 19:34

Biden plans scathing address about Trump as both men appear in Iowa The former vice president will say that the president “doesn’t get the basics” about the impact of his trade war with China on farmers, according to prepared remarks....
2019-06-11 17:17

In Iowa Donald Trump talks energy, Joe Biden criticizes tariffs President Donald Trump and 2020 Democratic challenger Joe Biden stumped on opposite ends of Iowa on Tuesday, both making tariffs a focus of their remarks....
2019-06-12 01:17

Trump calls Biden a ‘loser’ ahead of dueling Iowa speeches President Trump unleashed a furious attack on Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden on Tuesday — hours before they were scheduled to deliver dueling speeches in the key battleground state of Iowa. “I heard Biden was a loser. I mean, look, Joe never got mo...
2019-06-11 21:00

Joe Biden and President Trump plan dueling campaign stops in Iowa on Tuesday Former Vice President Joe Biden plans to return to Iowa next Tuesday, marking his second trip to the key caucus state since formally declaring a 2020 run. He may bump into President Donald Trump who also plans to visit the state that day....
2019-06-06 23:00

Vice President Mike Pence plans hawkish China speech as trade tensions boil Pence's remarks are expected to bring a censure on China's human rights record from one of the Trump administration's highest ranking China hawks....
2019-05-30 21:17

Donald Trump calls Joe Biden a 'dummy' as he heads to Iowa Preparing to hold dueling events in Iowa, President Donald Trump is employing schoolyard taunts for his leading Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden. Trump called Biden "a loser" and "a dummy" as he left the White House Tuesday. (June 1...
2019-06-11 22:17

'Tariff Man' Trump heads to Iowa, a state scarred by his trade war ahead of 2020 Trump's trip to Iowa shows an effort to contain the damage from tariffs ahead of the 2020 election — especially as Democratic presidential candidates swarm the state....
2019-06-11 18:00

They Like Joe Biden in Iowa. For Now. (Many Voters Are Still Looking.) Interviews across Iowa indicate Mr. Biden’s early lead comes from familiarity, nostalgia for the Obama years and strategic calculations about who can win, not just from enthusiasm for his campaign vision....
2019-06-14 02:17

Trump and Biden Campaign Trade Jabs Over North Korea’s Remarks After the president sided with Kim Jong-un in mocking Mr. Biden’s intelligence, Mr. Biden let an aide rebut it instead of taking on Mr. Trump himself....
2019-05-29 04:17

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting Senator Bernie Sanders gave a three-minute speech at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, urging shareholders to press the company to nominate workers to the board of directors – and to start paying workers $15 an hour. “Despit...
2019-06-05 21:17

Joe Lieberman praises Trump's China strategy, says Biden flip-flops Former U.S. Sen. Joe Liberman praised President Trump's China strategy on "America's Newsroom" Wednesday after saying 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden may have flip-flopped on the issue. ...
2019-06-12 20:34

San Diego valedictorian slams ‘drunk’ teacher in brutal graduation speech "To the teacher that was regularly intoxicated during class this year, thank you for using yourself to teach these students about the dangers of alcoholism," Nataly Buhr snarked....
2019-06-16 02:34

Democratic candidates are close behind Joe Biden in a new Iowa poll Dustin Chambers/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is leading the Democratic field in the crucial early caucus state of Iowa, according to a new poll. Closely trailing Biden are Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, with S...
2019-06-10 12:34

Biden still leads in 2020 Iowa poll, three others fight for second Former Vice President Joe Biden still leads the Democratic pack of presidential contenders in a poll of Iowa voters released on Saturday, with Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg in a tight battle for second place....
2019-06-09 06:00

Biden Retains Lead in Iowa Poll, but Warren and Buttigieg Gain Joseph R. Biden Jr. leads in a poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers, but Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg have made clear gains to join Bernie Sanders in a three-way tie for second place....
2019-06-09 02:34

Joe Biden’s lead slips in Democratic field, Iowa poll shows Biden polled at 24%, Bernie Sanders is second with 16%, ahead of Elizabeth Warren with 15% and Pete Buttigieg, with 14%On the heels of a major Iowa poll which showed a big slip in his big lead over the Democratic field, Joe Biden was conspicuous by h...
2019-06-09 17:34

North Korea slams Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un North Korean state media slammed former U.S. vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un, calling him "bereft of elementary quality as a human being"....
2019-05-22 05:17

Biden lead slips in latest Iowa poll; Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg are nearest contenders A new poll out Saturday of likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa shows Joe Biden in the lead, but with softer support than last December, and a tie for second place between Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders....
2019-06-09 13:17

As Trump likens Biden to 'Crooked Hillary,' Biden says Trump era 'has got to end' In what could be a preview of next year’s general election campaign for the White House, both Joe Biden and Donald Trump took repeated, personal swipes at each other during dueling political events in different cities in Iowa on Tuesday afternoon....
2019-06-12 02:34

Trump says 'every signal' is China wants a trade deal President Trump said Wednesday China wants to reach a trade deal with the United States. He also predicted that a deal with Mexico to avoid creating new tariffs on its products was also likely and could happen soon....
2019-06-05 19:17

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China TOKYO (AP) — While in Japan, President Donald Trump can point to Tokyo’s streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the allies: the absence of made-in-USA vehicles. The $70 billion Japanese trade surplus with the U.S. is dwar...
2019-05-25 07:00

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....
2019-05-21 16:51

Trump accuses China of backing away from trade deal President Trump claimed Wednesday that the U.S. had a trade deal with China mostly complete in late April before Beijing tried to walk back concessions it made during the talks. Beijing has denied that it ever made the concessions and reportedly view...
2019-06-12 23:17

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14 14:34

Trump's Point Man on China Trade Still Trying to Close the Deal The trade impasse between the U.S. and China reflects the view of the Trump administration—and trade representative Robert Lighthizer—that a deal should focus on long-term changes in Chinese economic rules....
2019-05-23 14:17

China Strikes Defiant Stance on Trade Against Trump In a new white paper, Beijing blamed the United States for the breakdown in trade talks. Some companies, like FedEx, are already feeling pressure from the Chinese government....
2019-06-02 07:51

After China Says "Not Afraid" To Fight Trade War With US, Trump Responds U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid......
2019-06-12 12:17

China's 'nuclear option' in Trump's trade war, explained China has one big weapon in the ongoing trade war with the United States — selling off its massive holdings of U.S government debt. Here's why the so-called nuclear option could hurt China as much as the United States....
2019-05-24 22:51

2020 Dems take shots at Biden in California convention; delegate slams 'outrageous' resolutions process Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, and Eric Swalwell each took apparent shots at 2020 Democrat presidential contender Joe Biden at the raucous California state party convention this weekend -- a gathering that the frontrunner and former vice president...
2019-06-02 21:51

Trump says 'dangerous' Huawei could be included in U.S.-China trade deal President Donald Trump said on Thursday U.S. complaints against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a U.S.-China trade deal, while at the same time calling the Chinese telecommunications giant "very dangerous."...
2019-05-24 00:34

Trump offers $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by trade war with China The financial assistance is designed to help farmers offset losses triggered by the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China.        ...
2019-05-24 00:34

Trump says Huawei dispute could be resolved in trade deal with China U.S. President Donald Trump characterized Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd as very dangerous on Thursday but said its dispute with the United States could be resolved in a trade deal with China....
2019-05-24 00:34

Donald Trump Says He Has "A Feeling" US Will Make Trade Deal With China US President Donald Trump voiced confidence Wednesday that the United States and China would strike a deal in their high-stakes trade standoff. The two countries have hit each other with steep tariffs......
2019-06-13 04:00

Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
2019-06-11 16:34

Mnuchin says main progress on U.S.-China trade to be at Trump-Xi summit U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he would discuss trade issues with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang, but the main progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute would take place later this month at a meeting between President...
2019-06-08 09:01

Trudeau to visit Trump next week to talk trade, China Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will travel to Washington next week to meet with President Donald Trump to discuss the ratification of the new North American trade agreement and China’s detention of two Canadians...
2019-06-13 20:34

USTR, Treasury defend Trump strategy on trade row with China BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Trade Representative and Treasury Department have issued a statement defending Washington’s strategy in its trade dispute with Beijing. The statement seen on the USTR’s website Tuesday said the U.S. was “disa...
2019-06-04 09:34

Trump's China trade war risks damaging US economy, says OECD Intensification of tariff dispute also likely to knock almost $600bn off world economyDonald Trump has been warned by the west’s most influential economics thinktank that further escalation of the US-China trade war would unleash significant damage f...
2019-05-21 16:00

Trump Says 'Dangerous' Huawei Could Be Included in US-China Trade Deal Trump said US complaints against Huawei might be resolved within the framework of a US-China trade deal, while at the same time calling it "very dangerous....
2019-05-24 08:17

Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
2019-06-11 21:34

Trump reveals $16B farm aid package amid trade war with China WASHINGTON — President Trump announced $16 billion in fresh aid to help farmers and ranchers who have been hurt by his year-long trade war with China. “We will ensure that the farmers will get the relief that they need and very, very quickly. I...
2019-05-24 03:51

Trump: 'I can imagine Huawei being included' in a US-China trade deal Trump signaled he is open to negotiating U.S. restrictions on the Chinese telecom giant as part of a trade deal, even as he called Huawei "very dangerous."...
2019-05-24 04:17

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China....
2019-05-23 21:00

Trump predicts 'fast' trade deal with China but provides no evidence U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade war with China, although no high-level talks have been scheduled between the two countries....
2019-05-24 07:00

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley: Farmers don't want aid, they want trade Farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war would rather have their markets back than the latest bailout from the Trump administration, says GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley....
2019-05-24 01:34

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China -letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14 01:51

Grassley says China stalling on trade in hopes Democrat replaces Trump Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday that he now believes that China is intentionally stalling in trade talks with the U.S. in the hopes that a Democrat is elected in 2020 to replace President Trump....
2019-05-22 22:17

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 04:51

Rural Iowans ponder Trump alternatives as China trade war drags on Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg asked a crowd of supporters packed into an Iowa brewery this weekend whether the United States has a plan to win the ongoing trade war with China....
2019-05-21 18:17

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
2019-05-24 23:51

Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade, U.S. investment, immigration and privacy, a White House spokesman said....
2019-06-14 01:51

WRAPUP 3-Trump says 'dangerous' Huawei could be included in U.S.-China trade deal President Donald Trump said on Thursday U.S. complaints against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a U.S.-China trade deal, while at the same time calling the Chinese telecommunications giant "very dangerous."...
2019-05-24 02:01

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14 00:00

China Moves to Close Gap in Trade Expertise as Clash With Trump Intensifies Beijing called in one of its most experienced negotiators on trade policy shortly before talks with the United States collapsed, adding a veteran voice at a critical moment....
2019-06-11 18:17

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the Democratic frontrunner kicked off events Tuesday i...
2019-06-12 01:51

Nike, Converse, Adidas among 170 shoe retailers warning Trump against trade war with China The shoe sellers signed off on a letter to the White House warning of the “catastrophic” effects Trump’s proposed 25 percent tariffs would have on consumers, companies and the American economy....
2019-05-22 04:00

Trump says Canada, Mexico behind trade deal; China tariff deadline is open President Trump said he hoped Congress would quickly move to act on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, or USMCA. Canada said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to meet with Trump on June 20....
2019-06-14 00:34

UPDATE 1-Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade and other hot-button issues facing the tech company as Trump deliberates whether to make good on his threat to hike tariffs on imports from China....
2019-06-14 01:51

Asia Pacific stocks trade higher despite Trump's China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific rose on Tuesday morning following overnight comments from U.S. President Donald Trump on his country's trade war with China....
2019-06-11 04:00

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announced a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers who have been hurt by the U.S. trade war with China....
2019-05-23 20:34

Trump presses China to reverse stance on structural reform if it wants trade deal President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again to four or five "major points" that Trump did not specify....
2019-06-11 21:34

Trump-China trade war assistance package includes $14.5B in 'direct payments' to farmers The Trump administration said Thursday that it would provide $14.5 billion in "direct payments" to farmers as part of an aid package to offset the damage caused by the trade war with China. Another $1.4 billion would be allocated to purchase surplus ...
2019-05-24 04:17

Trump's Mexico tariff threat worries US farmers already pummeled by China trade war President Donald Trump's threatened 5% tariff on all Mexican imports could hit American farmers especially hard if Mexico retaliates with punitive duties on U.S. agricultural products....
2019-06-06 00:34

Report: China Warns Foreign Tech Companies Not to Comply With Trump Trade Bans Chinese government officials summoned representatives from major tech companies both from the U.S. and elsewhere this week to warn them of “dire consequences” if they go along with the Trump administration’s prohibition on sales of certain U.S. techn...
2019-06-09 01:51

Trade war: Trump suggests 'very dangerous' Huawei could join US-China deal - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing worry investorsIntroduction: Trump says Huawei could join trade deal 8.36am BST Trump’s suggestion that Huawei could be part of a ...
2019-05-24 09:51

China 'committed' to forging new trade deal with Trump, country's ambassador tells Fox News China is "committed" to forging a trade deal with America that will "serve the interests" of both countries, according to China's ambassador to the U.S....
2019-05-22 02:51

Stock futures point to flat open as Trump says the US is not ready to make trade deal with China U.S. stock futures indicated a flat open on Tuesday, with financial markets on edge as trade worries remain high on investors' list of concerns....
2019-05-28 14:34

Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting. The post Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi me...
2019-06-08 06:51

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?       ...
2019-06-12 01:17

Philippines slams sinking of boat by suspected China vessel MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine defense secretary says an anchored Filipino fishing boat has sunk in the disputed South China Sea after being hit by a suspected Chinese vessel which then abandoned the 22 Filipino crewmen. Defense Secretary ...
2019-06-12 16:00

Trump's trade war on Huawei is damaging China's economy, report suggests A report Monday on Chinese manufacturing suggested that Beijing’s trade war with the Trump administration is causing economic damage.        ...
2019-06-04 01:17

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?...
2019-06-13 08:34

Joe Biden flips on China threat, now says it’s ‘serious’ WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden toughened up his language on China Tuesday, saying the Asian nation represented a “serious challenge” and sometimes a “real threat” to the United States — just a month after saying “they&...
2019-06-12 02:00

Biden reverses course: 'We need to get tough with China' Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday plans on reversing his earlier stance on China, acknowledging during remarks in Iowa he is "worried" about the communist nation's economic and military rise....
2019-06-11 18:51

How Trump (and Iowa) Changed How You Fuel Your Car Ethanol, the intoxicating alcohol found in beer, wine and liquor, has been powering automobiles in the U.S. since the era of the Model T more than a century ago. Since the 1970s, when oil became more expensive and subject to international disputes --...
2019-06-12 08:51

Republicans look to make Biden pay for downplaying China threat Republicans see Joe Biden's dismissive comments about China as a weakness to be exploited, turning his foreign policy resume into a campaign weakness....
2019-06-07 18:17

Steve King Was Brutally Rejected By Trump in Iowa Extremely racist Congressman Steve King was apparently not allowed to ride on Air Force One with President Trump during his campaign visit to Iowa this week, two GOP officials told CNN....
2019-06-12 10:00

Hear Me Out: Trump Speech Karaoke I came within a bladed edge of red death when I went out for karaoke one night last winter, but I do not hold that against karaoke. Karaoke is good sloppy fun, and it gives me a chance to dazzle the world with my signature rendition of “Purple Rain.”...
2019-06-14 22:51

Bannon: Biden must release tax returns to address China connections WASHINGTON – President Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon said Sunday that former Vice President Joe Biden must release his tax returns to prove that he’s not benefiting economically from China. “We have to see Joe Biden’s tax returns...
2019-06-09 23:51

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
2019-06-06 22:00

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
2019-05-31 02:34

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump. ...
2019-05-31 07:00

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
2019-06-14 22:51

Iowa governor blocks bill aimed at stopping anti-Trump suits DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has vetoed a measure that Republican lawmakers pushed through in the final days of the legislative session to stop the state’s Democratic attorney general from filing or joining lawsuits challengin...
2019-05-22 18:17

Democratic 2020 candidates pitch Iowa party leaders on how to beat Trump Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates delivered rapid-fire sales pitches to Iowa party leaders on Sunday, touting their ability to energize voters, win the White House and deliver on longtime party goals such as universal healthcare....
2019-06-10 02:17

Clinton assails Trump on Mueller probe in speech to NY grads NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has assailed President Donald Trump at a commencement speech, saying he ignored the special counsel’s findings on Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election. The Democrat who lost to Trump addressed Hunte...
2019-05-30 01:34

Romney subtly scolds Trump in first Senate floor speech Sen. Mitt Romney used his first speech on the Senate floor to offer a defense of alliances abroad and a plea to avoid divisive conspiracy theories — an indirect rebuke of President Donald Trump who has done neither.Romney’s maiden floor speech comes ...
2019-06-04 19:51

Trump stays on after commencement speech, shakes hands with 1,000 cadets President Trump stayed after his commencement speech at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Thursday to shake hands with 1,000 graduating cadets....
2019-05-31 10:17

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces....
2019-05-28 05:00

Four years after Trump’s candidacy speech, eyewitnesses share memories Trump Tower speech was filled with the lies, offensive comments and bombastic energy that has come to define his presidencyGiven everything that has happened in the past four years, it might not be a huge surprise to learn that the first words of Don...
2019-06-14 10:51

Trump ending Japan trip after Memorial Day speech to troops TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces. Trump will land Tuesday on two vessels near a base in nearby Yokosuka. One is the Japanese destroye...
2019-05-28 05:34

Trump Slams CNN Owner, Suggests Boycott Of AT&T US President Donald Trump appeared to call todayfor a boycott of AT&T in order to force "big changes" at CNN after criticizing the cable news network's coverage as he began a visit to Britain....
2019-06-03 20:17

Buttigieg slams Trump for considering war crime pardons Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump’s willingness to pardon soldiers ‘undermines the very foundations ... of this country’Donald Trump’s willingness to consider pardons for US soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes “undermines the very foundat...
2019-05-26 16:17

Trump signs executive order simplifying agricultural biotech reviews during Iowa trip The White House said in a statement the order "will help eliminate delays, reduce developer costs, and provide greater certainty about the review process for farmers."...
2019-06-12 04:51

Apple CEO Cook says he doesn't see China targeting Apple in U.S.-China trade dispute Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
2019-06-05 02:00

Donald Trump’s steam catapult speech grabs headlines in Japan President Donald Trump's preference for steam-powered catapults on U.S. aircraft carriers is drawing attention in Japan, where Trump recently met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a multi-day summit....
2019-05-29 19:17

Trump Sets Off Fireworks of a Different Sort With Fourth of July Speech Plan The mayor’s office confirmed that the president intends to speak from the Lincoln Memorial, prompting criticism that he is politicizing a nonpartisan celebration....
2019-06-06 01:51

Assange's arrest is escalation of Trump’s attacks on free speech, experts say Indictment of WikiLeaks founder comes as Trump keeps up a daily attack on journalists and brands media the ‘enemy of the people’The Trump administration has launched one of the most potent attacks on journalism and the first amendment in US history b...
2019-05-24 17:00

Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech as his plans proceed apace Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
2019-06-07 01:01

Trump slams the Chamber of Commerce over tariffs disagreement President Trump said Monday that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce was critical of his tariffs and immigration policies because it doesn't represent the interests of the country....
2019-06-10 20:17

Jimmy Kimmel Slams Trump’s Immigration Proposal “Donald Trump doesn’t want to allow foreigners in based on family ties, even though foreigners literally make his family ties,” Kimmel said. “They are all made in China.”...
2019-05-22 18:17

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2019-06-11 22:34

Iran Slams US After Donald Trump Nuclear Weapons Comment Iran hit out at the United States on Monday for "causing tensions" after President Donald Trump said his government was not seeking regime change and that he would welcome talks with Tehran....
2019-05-28 02:17

Trump slams conservative columnist for urging Congress to censure him President Trump ripped conservative columnist Peggy Noonan in a tweet Sunday for suggesting that Congress censure him for attempting to obstruct special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation instead of trying to impeach him....
2019-06-03 01:34

| WATCH: Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's falling behind US President Donald Trump has slammed reports that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, as well as other candidates in the 2020 presidential race....
2019-06-13 16:34

Buttigieg slams Trump over Iran escalation, vows ‘I’m going to win’ in 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg slammed President Donald Trump for “chest thumping militarism” and warned that the rising tensions with Iran “could very quickly get away from this president.” And at a campaign event in the first-in-t...
2019-05-25 15:34

Trump slams Mexico, Democrats over spike in asylum seekers at border President Trump slammed Mexico and Democratic lawmakers on Friday for the growing number of asylum seekers overwhelming the US southern border — the morning after he slapped Mexico with a new tariff as punishment for failing to stanch the flow. “Mexi...
2019-05-31 19:00

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
2019-05-21 17:00

Buttigieg slams Trump on Fox News, likens his tweets to ‘grotesque things' Trump criticized Fox News for ‘wasting airtime’ on Buttigieg, saying Fox is ‘moving more and more to the losing side’Pete Buttigieg jabbed at Donald Trump during a Fox News town hall on Sunday, saying he understands why people and the media are “mesm...
2019-05-21 16:17

Trump slams Watergate figure Dean as ‘sleazebag’ amid Dem testimony WASHINGTON — President Trump called Nixon’s White House Counsel John Dean a “sleazebag” in a tweet Sunday. The president once again hammered Democrats for wanting a “Redo, or Do Over” on the heels of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation wra...
2019-06-10 03:17

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Slams Trump’s Immigration Proposal “Donald Trump doesn’t want to allow foreigners in based on family ties, even though foreigners literally make his family ties,” Kimmel said. “They are all made in China.”...
2019-05-21 16:00

Trump slams 'washed-up psycho' Bette Midler as the two clash via social media Actress Bette Midler gave a half-baked apology for circulating a fake quote on Sunday that she alleged President Trump gave to People Magazine in 1998 about a potential presidential run. ...
2019-06-05 05:51

Trump slams John Dean as Watergate figure touts Mueller report President Donald Trump lashed out Monday at the obstruction of justice testimony of former White House counsel and Watergate star witness John Dean, even as other Republicans accused Democrats of reaching back to a past-his-prime figure to undermine ...
2019-06-10 21:51

Trump's Mideast envoy slams UN over 'Band-Aid' solutions to Israel-Palestinian conflict The Trump administration's chief negotiator for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict delivered a blunt message to the United Nations Security Council Wednesday, asserting that it is time “to move past Band-Aid solutions" and claiming that the U.N. agency...
2019-05-23 06:34

Trump approves disaster declaration in Kansas as large tornado slams state A tornado touched down in the vicinity of Kansas City, Kan., on Tuesday, as the Midwest grapples with a slew of twisters that have wreaked havoc on several communities with no end in sight....
2019-05-29 09:17

Apple CEO Says Doesn't See China Targeting Apple in US-China Trade War Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that his company's products have managed to escape the fallout of President Donald Trump's trade war against China and he thinks it would remain that way....
2019-06-05 18:17

Pelosi slams Trump on Mexico: 'Threats and temper tantrums are no way to negotiate foreign policy' Pelosi said Trump had undermined America's leadership role by "recklessly threatening to impose tariffs on our close friend and neighbor to the south."...
2019-06-10 14:17

Speaker Pelosi Slams President Trump for Mexican Foreign Policy ‘Temper Tantrum’ President Donald Trump’s deal with Mexico to get help on the border in exchange for withdrawing the threat of U.S. import tariffs got a quick thumbs-down from Nancy Pelosi. The House Speaker released a statement early Saturday saying Trump had ...
2019-06-09 04:17

Taylor Swift slams Trump on LGBT stance, presses Senate to advance Equality Act Taylor Swift marked the beginning of Pride month with a late-night social media post calling for passage of the Equality Act        ...
2019-06-02 00:00

Trump says he was ‘sticking up’ for ‘low IQ’ Biden, not insulting him like Kim When it comes to him siding with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un — and his description of Joe Biden as having a “low IQ” — President Trump says the former veep has got it all wrong. “I was actually sticking up for Sleepy...
2019-05-29 05:17

Want to defeat Trump? Attack Biden Anyone angling to be the Democratic nominee should espouse a real progressive agenda – just being “anti-Trump” isn’t enoughJoe Biden believes he’s going to be president. He has reason to: He’s the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination — at least ...
2019-06-05 09:51

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....
2019-05-21 14:32

Collins slams 'political hack' Democrats over Trump investigations: American people not part of their agenda House Democrats are not interested in putting forth an agenda to help the American people and are instead entirely focused on investigating President Trump, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee said Thursday. ...
2019-05-23 18:51

Nancy Pelosi to meet Democrats amid impeachment talk; Donald Trump slams 'harassment' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet with House Democrats in a private meeting Wednesday as pressure builds on whether to introduce impeachment action against President Donald Trump....
2019-05-22 18:34

Biden says Trump is going to 'squander' the economy he got from Obama PHILADELPHIA — Former Vice President Joe Biden ripped into Donald Trump during his rally in Philadelphia Saturday afternoon, saying that the president would "squander" the economy he inherited from the last administration....
2019-05-21 16:51

Joe Biden rips Trump for siding with Kim Jong Un Former Vice President and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Tuesday said comments made by President Trump while in Japan siding with North Korean despot Kim Jong Un are “beneath the dignity of the office.” “To be on ...
2019-05-29 00:34

Trump brands Biden a ‘weak guy,’ says he ‘recalibrated on everything’ President Trump, in an interview this week, accused former Vice President Joe Biden of having “recalibrated on everything” -- as the Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful faces increased scrutiny for his past positions from his party’s left flank....
2019-06-15 23:34

Trump Trains His Fire on Biden in Must-Win Pennsylvania President Trump seems itching for a fight against Joe Biden. Monday night he tried out some new jabs. Standing in front of thousands of supporters at a rally in north central Pennsylvania, Trump leveled multiple attacks on Biden, who leads Trump in a...
2019-05-21 18:17

Anita Hill says ‘of course’ she would vote for Biden over Trump In a TV interview, the Clarence Thomas witness said there is no moral equivalency between the Democratic presidential candidate and the current Oval Office holder....
2019-06-14 00:51

Trump, calling for legal appeal, slams ‘activist Obama appointed judge’ over border wall ruling President Trump on Saturday ripped into what he described as an “activist Obama appointed judge” after a federal judge blocked the administration’s plan to reallocate money to the building of a wall on the southern border....
2019-05-26 01:51

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and ho...
2019-06-13 21:00

Stephen Colbert on Trump v Biden: 'Only one of you is sitting on Putin’s lap' Late-night hosts focused on the war between the president and his Democratic foe, and other drama on the campaign trialLate-night hosts focused on the new fire on the campaign trail as Joe Biden and Donald Trump trade shots, and US relations abroad. ...
2019-06-12 19:17

Trump Needs a Target to Stay Interested in His Campaign. For Now, It’s Biden. On Tuesday, President Trump will engage with the former vice president, if indirectly, for the first time during the 2020 campaign when they both make appearances in Iowa....
2019-06-11 02:17

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White...
2019-05-26 18:17

Trump rips Biden during state visit to Japan ​President Trump sided with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s description of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden as “low IQ” during a news conference Monday in Tokyo with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Asked if he ...
2019-05-27 21:34

Party of the rich? Millionaires prefer Joe Biden over Trump It must be true that the Democrats are the party of the downtrodden rather than the millionaires, for they tell us so repeatedly. What's odd, though, is that the votes of the millionaires trend toward Democrats. That's if we're going to believe the C...
2019-06-12 23:17

Biden rips Trump for claiming former VP ‘deserted’ Pennsylvania Former Vice President Joe Biden blasted President Trump for shaming him for abandoning Pennsylvania — an attack line the president deployed at his Montoursville, Pennsylvania rally Monday night....
2019-05-22 02:51

Surprise! Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden is married, family confirms Other than confirm that former Vice President Joe Biden's 49-year-old son Hunter got married, his family has said little else.        ...
2019-06-13 02:00

Here's what to do if the US-China trade war ignites layoffs The trade war with China and rising pressure on manufacturers and retailers are bringing a new worry: layoffs. Here's how to manage if you lose your job....
2019-05-21 14:39

China's Xi says trade war won't stop globalization The Chinese president told an audience at the annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum that his country is an "ardent proponent" of globalization....
2019-06-07 16:00

Biden campaign blasts Trump for saying he 'smiled' over Kim's 'low IQ' dig at 2020 hopeful Former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign on Tuesday slammed President Trump’s controversial comments about the 2020 hopeful over the weekend, calling his rhetoric “beneath the dignity of the office.”...
2019-05-29 00:00

Elizabeth Warren challenges Biden on abortion, says Trump should be 'in handcuffs' Elizabeth Warren in an Indiana town hall Wednesday night challenged Joe Biden on abortion, saying the 2020 Democratic frontrunner is wrong to not support the repeal of the Hyde Amendment – which prevents federal funding for ending pregnancies....
2019-06-06 12:17

Biden and Trump are just two sides of the same misogynistic coin | Arwa Mahdawi Donald Trump’s disdain for women manifests itself in crass braggadocio, while Joe Biden’s is in the form of patronizing paternalismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
2019-06-08 20:34

Biden says Trump impeachment push could come 'very quickly,' House may have 'no alternative' Former Vice President Joe Biden, in an interview Tuesday in New Hampshire, said House Democrats probing allegations that President Trump obstructed justice are getting stonewalled and impeachment proceedings against the president “could come up very ...
2019-06-05 00:00

From Japan, Trump doubles down on Biden criticism and embrace of Kim Jong Un U.S. President Donald Trump doubled down on his support for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's scathing view of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Monday, dismissing criticism that he was siding with a dictator over a fellow American....
2019-05-27 22:34

Trump: African Americans won’t be able to vote for Biden over crime bill President Trump wrapped up his four-day trip to Japan, and quickly turned his attention back to domestic politics — ripping Joe Biden for backing a tough 1994 crime bill that was prompted by the crack epidemic and other violence. “Anyone associated w...
2019-05-28 00:00

Millionaires say they are more likely to vote for Joe Biden over Donald Trump in 2020 elections American millionaires would elect Joe Biden over President Donald Trump if the former vice president becomes the Democratic nominee, according the CNBC Millionaire survey....
2019-06-12 16:34

Joe Biden responds to Trump's claim he 'deserted' Pennsylvania: 'I've never forgotten where I came from' Joe Biden responded Tuesday to President Donald Trump's claim that the former vice president "deserted" Pennsylvania, a critical battleground state in the 2020 presidential election....
2019-05-22 03:51

Trevor Noah on Trump’s Biden insult: ‘Can you imagine if Obama did this?’ Late-night hosts focused on the president’s tweet calling Biden a ‘low IQ individual’ and his trip to JapanLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s trip to Japan, his activities during his visit, as well as the comments he made about Kim Jong-un wh...
2019-05-29 19:51

Swing states: Biden dominates, Trump’s reelection in trouble Former Vice President Joe Biden dominates his rivals in several swing states where President Trump is facing high disapproval ratings, a potential sign that the White House door is opening for the Democrat....
2019-06-14 22:17

Trump and Kim Jong Un ‘agree in their assessment’ of Biden, Sarah Sanders says The White House press secretary on Sunday defended Trump’s tweet that he “smiled” when the North Korean leader “called Swampman Joe Biden a low IQ individual, & worse.”...
2019-05-26 18:00

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. “I think the...
2019-05-26 21:17

China blames US for escalating trade fight BEIJING — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries’ trade dispute and said it won’t back down on “major issues of principle,” but offered no clarification about what additional steps it might ta...
2019-06-02 18:51

Explainer: U.S.-China trade war - the levers they can pull The escalating trade war between the United States and China has gone beyond tariffs as the countries increase pressure on each other to cede ground....
2019-06-05 22:34

Samsung smartphones to benefit from US-China trade war The escalating global politico-economic risks are expected to benefit Samsung smartphones but impact the overall global demand this year, especially for Apple and Huawei. Mia Huang, analyst at TrendForce, said that the demand has weakened even more t...
2019-06-16 14:17

U.S.-China Trade Talks Will End in a Deal, Former Negotiator Says A former top U.S. trade negotiator said talks with China for a trade deal had made significant progress despite recent setbacks and an agreement would eventually be reached....
2019-05-21 18:00

How The China-USA Trade War Could Impact Game Hardware During the 1980s and 90s, Nintendo made its game consoles in Japan. Now, they are made in China and could get more expensive for American consumers....
2019-05-22 16:51

China Signals It Is Willing to Return to Trade Talks With U.S. After weeks of escalating trade tensions with the U.S., China modulated its rhetoric, suggesting negotiations remain a priority and laying out conditions for doing so....
2019-06-02 18:17

U.S.: China Misrepresented Why Trade Talks Broke Down The Trump administration on Monday rebuked China for making statements in recent weeks that it said misrepresented why trade talks between the two nations reached an impasse....
2019-06-04 10:17

Taiwan profits from America’s trade war with China President Donald Trump’s threatened 25% tariff is prompting Taiwanese companies that opened factories in China to make PCs, smartphones, and tablets for America’s tech giants to move some production back to Taiwan. They’re also looking for cheaper la...
2019-06-01 02:17

China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said on Tuesday that Beijing was ready to resume trade talks with Washington, but blamed the U.S. side for frequently "changing its mind" on tentative deals to end U.S.-China trade disputes....
2019-05-22 01:51

China Blames U.S. for Trade Dispute and Says It Won’t Back Down BEIJING — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries’ trade dispute and said it won’t back down on “major issues of principle,” but offered no clarification about what additional steps it mi...
2019-06-02 18:34

Vietnam, Taiwan winning the US-China trade war Vietnam has emerged as the biggest beneficiary as importers in China and the US look to skirt tit-for-tat tariffs, a report shows. But it warns the findings don't tell the full story of the overall impact of the dispute....
2019-06-05 16:17

Here's the worst-case scenario for the US-China trade war It turns out trade wars are not short and not so easy to win, as President Donald Trump once tweeted. As the US-China trade war drags on, economists are sharpening their pencils, forecasting what a protracted trade war would cost....
2019-05-23 19:51

Amid trade war, China’s Xi talks up economy BEIJING (AP) — Amid the trade war with the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expressing confidence in the resilience of the Chinese economy. In an interview with Russian media published Wednesday, said strong consumer demand is helping d...
2019-06-05 09:17

China and U.S. clash again on trade and regional security China and the United States clashed again this weekend on trade and security, accusing each other of destabilizing the region and potentially the world....
2019-06-03 02:51

Rare Earths, the U.S.-China Trade War and Your Phone U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off the supply of chips and processors to Huawei Technologies Co. is hitting China’s biggest tech company where it hurts – its dependence on other nations for the semiconductors and software in smartphones ...
2019-05-21 18:51

China says will fight to end if U.S. escalates trade tensions China will fight to the end if the United States decides to escalate trade tensions, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, as U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated his threat to levy additional tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods....
2019-06-06 11:51

Are Rare Earths the Next Pawn in the US-China Trade War? China is the world's largest producer, and processor, of 17 elements that are key ingredients in smartphones, airplanes, medical devices, and military gear....
2019-06-17 16:17

China says U.S. can't use pressure to force trade deal The United States cannot use pressure to force a trade deal on China, a senior Chinese official and trade negotiator said on Sunday, refusing to be drawn on whether the leaders of the two countries would meet at the G20 summit to bash out an agreemen...
2019-06-02 15:34

China’s trade rep says ‘external pressures’ can help economy BEIJING (AP) — Chinese media say the country’s top trade negotiator has told a forum in Shanghai that “external pressures” can help the economy. Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post and mainland Chinese media outlets reported ...
2019-06-13 12:34

Dow slides 286 points with no end to U.S.-China trade war in sight The Dow Jones Industrial average fell nearly 300 points on Thursday as investors worried about the effect of the trade war between the United States and China on the economy....
2019-05-23 23:00

Trade war with China could cost Apple dearly Analysts wonder if China will ban sales or production of Apple devices in retaliation for U.S. stance on local giant Huawei. Earnings could fall 29%.        ...
2019-05-22 21:34

Joe Biden rips Trump over claim he’d accept foreign dirt on foes Joe Biden on Friday released a new campaign video in which he castigates President Trump for his comments on welcoming foreign dirt on his political foes — and includes a clip of Trump asking Russia for help finding Hillary Clinton’s missing emails. ...
2019-06-14 21:51

Trump: 'Sleepy Joe Biden' hasn't 'apologized' for involvement in 1994 crime law President Trump late Monday criticized former Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner among Democrats seeking to unseat Trump in 2020, for his support of a controversial 1994 crime bill, saying he hasn't "apologized" for supporting it....
2019-05-28 02:00

Bette Midler swings back at President Trump, as Joe Biden provides backup President Trump's rebuke of Bette Midler drew criticism from Joe Biden Tuesday, as Midler continued her Twitter ridicule of the president.        ...
2019-06-12 06:17

Newt Gingrich: Biden is a 'doofus,' will become 'very radical Democrat' before face-off with Trump Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says former Vice President Joe Biden is a “doofus” who will become a “very radical Democrat” by the time of the general election against President Trump....
2019-05-23 18:51

Bret Baier: Joe Biden's Trump focus shows he's trying to be Dem 'nominee-in-waiting' Former Vice President Joe Biden's latest Iowa campaign appearance shows he's trying to act like the Democratic presidential "nominee-in-waiting," according to Bret Baier....
2019-06-12 02:34

Trump, Biden show distinct styles in potential 2020 preview More than a year before the 2020 U.S. presidential election, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden went toe-to-toe in Iowa on Tuesday, trading barbs, testing their messages and providing a glimpse of a potential matchup between t...
2019-06-12 08:17

Bill Maher: Dems shouldn't be 'pecking' at Biden if he's the only one who can beat Trump "Real Time" host Bill Maher warned Democrats on Monday not to "peck" former Vice President Joe Biden if he's the only 2020 candidate who can defeat President Trump....
2019-06-11 07:51

Poll shows Joe Biden beating Trump if election were held ‘today’ Five of the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls would defeat President Trump if the election were held “today,” with Joe Biden leading Trump by 10 percentage points, according to a new poll released Sunday. Biden tops Trump 49 percent t...
2019-06-16 18:00

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden -White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday, aligning the American president with an authoritarian foreig...
2019-05-26 19:17

David Axelrod: Biden is playing into Trump's caricature of being 'weak mentally' Former Obama advisor David Axelrod expressed his concerns that former Vice President Joe Biden is "playing into the the caricature" made by President Trump that has questioned the Democratic frontrunner's fitness to lead. ...
2019-06-12 10:51

Biden, Sanders lead Trump in battleground state Michigan poll In an early sign of the potential weakness of U.S. President Donald Trump's path to reelection, two Democratic presidential primary frontrunners are outshining the incumbent Republican in a poll of Michigan voters released on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 17:17

White House calls Biden’s planned remarks on Trump ‘laughable’ The White House on Tuesday dismissed as “laughable” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s expected remarks in a speech in Iowa labeling President Trump an “existential threat to America.” “The idea that he would ...
2019-06-11 20:17

Biden says Trump destroying auto industry, but president hits back Democrat Joe Biden noted that Barack Obama bailed out the U.S. auto industry after the 2008 financial collapse. "Now I'm watching Trump destroy the industry President Obama and I helped save," Biden said....
2019-06-11 21:34

Trump 'owns' economy of 'astounding numbers,' not Obama or Biden, GOP ex-lawmaker says A former Republican congressman and current Trump campaign surrogate claimed President Trump, not the Obama-Biden administration, "owns" the economy in its current state....
2019-05-28 12:17

Merkel rebukes Trump politics in Harvard commencement speech: 'Tear down walls of ignorance' Without saying the president by name, German Chancellor Angela Merkel slammed the policies and worldview of Donald Trump's presidency.        ...
2019-05-31 21:17

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Donald Trump of spreading 'hate' as he makes speech at London demonstration Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Donald Trump of spreading "hatred" and "racism" while speaking at a major demonstration against the US President's state visit....
2019-06-04 19:51

Xi Jinping tells China to prepare for long trade war with US Chinese President Xi Jinping, in his first domestic tour since a trade war broke out with the Trump administration, has told his people that they should be prepared for a long battle with the US. “We are here at the starting point of the Long March t...
2019-05-21 21:17

Asian shares at four-month low on deepening U.S.-China trade war Asian shares hobbled near four-month lows on Friday and crude oil plunged on worries the U.S.-China trade spat was developing into a more entrenched strategic dispute between the world's two largest economies, pushing investors to safe-haven assets....
2019-05-24 04:17

China's GAC Motor delays U.S. entry on trade frictions GAC had an aggressive goal to sell cars in the U.S. in early 2020 but is now postponing that target as tariffs threaten to make imports from China too expensive....
2019-05-22 21:34

The Trade War’s Next Front? China’s Access to Wall Street As some inside and outside the White House call for weakening China’s links to Wall Street, e-commerce giant Alibaba is considering listing its shares in Hong Kong....
2019-05-28 20:51

Trade war 'hasn't made America great again,' says China Beijing has blamed the US for the ongoing trade dispute and said it will not compromise on "major issues of principle." Washington plans to impose more tariffs on Chinese goods after recently increasing duties on them....
2019-06-02 13:17

Fed may cut rates near zero if U.S.-China trade worsens: Morgan Stanley The Federal Reserve may lower U.S. interest rates to near zero by the spring of 2020 if U.S.-China trade relations deteriorate further and tip the U.S. economy into a recession, according to Morgan Stanley analysts....
2019-06-17 20:17

US-China trade war: Huawei's loss is Samsung's gain Google is suspending some services for Huawei smartphones after the Chinese company was placed on a US trade blacklist. The move effectively bars Huawei from making phones and tablets for sale outside China....
2019-05-21 22:17

US-China trade war to cost $455bn in lost output, says IMF Christine Lagarde says world must avoid the ‘self-inflicted wounds’ of a tit-for-tat wrangle The International Monetary Fund has called for a speedy end to the deepening trade war between the United States and China after calculating that the tit-for...
2019-06-06 05:00

Apple Supplier Says iPhone Will Not Be Affected by US-China Trade War Foxconn has said it had enough capacity outside China to meet Apple's demand in the American market if the need should arise for the iPhone maker to adjust its production lines....
2019-06-12 07:00

China is warning students of risks of studying in US during trade war BEIJING — China warned students and academics on Monday about risks involved in studying in the United States, pointing to limits on the duration of visas and visa refusals, amid a bitter trade war and other tension between the two countries. R...
2019-06-04 02:34

US farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on HAYSVILLE, Kansas – A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was illegal: hemp. A cousin of cannabis plants that produc...
2019-06-14 19:00

US Must Show "Sincerity" For Trade Talks To Continue, Says China China warned the United States on Thursday that it must show "sincerity" if trade talks are to continue between the world's top two economies, stressing that Beijing would "not yield" on major......
2019-05-23 15:51

Why a Weaker Yuan Risks Inflaming the U.S.-China Trade War China’s management of its currency, the yuan, is under fresh scrutiny after recent weakening brought it back into focus in the U.S.-China trade war. The yuan slid closer to 7 to the dollar, a line it hasn’t crossed in more than 10 years, just as the ...
2019-06-07 11:34

China warns tech firms against cooperating with US trade ban China is determined to fight the US ban on Huawei through any means possible, and that might include scaring the companies required to honor that ban. New York Times sources report that Chinese officials have warned that they could face retaliation....
2019-06-08 23:17

Oil Prices Slide on Trade Tensions and China Fears Oil prices slumped to a three-month low as concerns about President Trump’s trade policy and the slowdown in the Chinese economy cast doubt on the outlook for global demand....
2019-05-31 14:34

US-China trade war unlikely to end soon, ex-Chinese central bank chief says The deadlock over trade between the U.S. and China is unlikely to end during next month's G20 summit in Japan, with a former Chinese central bank chief blaming President Trump for the lack of breakthrough....
2019-05-31 12:17

China disputes it ever agreed to US demands in trade deal Chinese officials disputed Monday they ever agreed to the "extravagant demands" the U.S. requested as part of a trade deal and said that further talks could only occur in an atmosphere of "mutual respect."...
2019-05-21 16:51

WRAPUP 1-China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China due to the trade w...
2019-05-22 05:17

'We'll fight to the end': China's media ramps up rhetoric in US trade war Voices within Chinese state and private media grow more strident as tensions mountOver the last week, China’s state media outlets have called the US government delusional, compared it to apes shouting on a river bank, and offered to teach the America...
2019-05-23 13:00

China's Factories Take a Bigger-Than-Expected Hit From U.S. Trade Battle Activity in Chinese factories slumped in May, as new orders for goods fell in response to uncertainties created by the escalating trade dispute with the U.S....
2019-05-31 09:01

China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease....
2019-05-24 23:51

Wall St. slump continues on U.S.-China trade uncertainty U.S. stocks lost ground again on Thursday, as conflicting comments on trade talks from President Donald Trump and Beijing reinforced investor nervousness that a lengthy battle could be in the offing and harm global growth....
2019-05-30 21:34

Could the US-China trade row become a global cold war? | Nouriel Roubini If Donald Trump and Xi Jinping slide into ongoing animosity, the world will pay the priceA few years ago, as part of a western delegation to China, I met Xi Jinping in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People. When addressing us, Xi argued that China’s ris...
2019-05-21 16:17

Why Rare Earths Could Give China a Trade War Cudgel U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off the supply of chips and processors to Huawei Technologies Co. is hitting China’s biggest tech company where it hurts – its dependence on other nations for the semiconductors and software used in smartph...
2019-05-30 21:34

U.S. and China both play tug of war with Huawei over future trade talks Yesterday, we pointed out some comments made by President Donald Trump that made it clear that his administration is using Huawei as a bargaining chip for future trade talks with China. Trump told a reporter yesterday, "So it’s possible that Huawei e...
2019-05-25 03:17

Dow stumbles more than 300 points Thursday over U.S.-China trade fears Stocks tumbled Thursday as investors’ anxiety over the U.S.-China trade spat increased and put the market on track for three straight weeks of losses.        ...
2019-05-23 18:00

U.S. farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was illegal: hemp....
2019-06-14 13:17

China says US trade provocations are 'naked economic terrorism' Trade tensions between the U.S. and China escalated sharply earlier after Washington accused Beijing of having "reneged" on its previous promises to make structural changes to its economic practices....
2019-05-30 09:00

Bundesbank's Weidmann: U.S.-China row may reduce world trade by 1% A trade dispute between the United States and China could reduce global trade by 1% in the medium term, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Sunday....
2019-06-09 12:34

It's been more than a year since the US-China trade war started. Here's a timeline of everything that's happened so far. Oliver Contreras/Getty; Greg Baker/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider It's been more than a year since President Donald Trump ignited a trade war with China. Since then, the two sides have together placed tariffs on more than $360 billion worth o...
2019-05-23 22:51

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a number of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 elements that are prized for their unique magnetic and electrochemical properties.They include elements...
2019-05-29 17:00

China blames U.S. for trade dispute, says demands were unacceptable The statement from the Cabinet spokesman's office said that China has kept its word throughout 11 rounds of talks and will honour its commitments if a trade agreement is reached....
2019-06-02 05:34

UPDATE 1-China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said on Tuesday that Beijing was ready to resume trade talks with Washington, but blamed the U.S. side for frequently "changing its mind" on tentative deals to end U.S.-China trade disputes....
2019-05-22 03:01

Dow stumbles nearly 300 points Thursday over U.S.-China trade fears Stocks tumbled Thursday as investors’ anxiety over the U.S.-China trade spat increased and put the market on track for three straight weeks of losses.        ...
2019-05-24 00:34

U.S.-China trade war of words heads for Fox cable TV face-off China's propaganda war 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....
2019-05-29 14:00

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....
2019-06-11 10:34

China says it will blacklist US companies as trade fight heats up China's Ministry of Commerce said on Friday that it will soon publish a blacklist of “unreliable” foreign entities it claims have damaged its domestic industries, an apparent retaliation for the U.S. move to blacklist Chinese telecommunications giant...
2019-06-01 01:51

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....
2019-06-04 11:00

Ford Is Fined in China as Trade Fight With U.S. Rages A $25 million fine for anticompetitive practices appears to make the Detroit automaker the latest company to be singed in the U.S.-China economic clash....
2019-06-05 19:34

In Duisburg, China expands trade influence in Germany As one of the end points for China's vast new global trade route, the former industrial city of Duisburg is well known to many Chinese businesses. Many Duisburg residents are optimistic about Beijing's growing influence....
2019-06-16 20:34

Lara Trump: Joe Biden criticisms show 'gloves are coming off on the Democrat side' The increasing intraparty criticisms of former Vice President Joe Biden show the "gloves are coming off on the Democratic side," according to Lara Trump....
2019-06-11 06:34

After Trump returns from Japan, Biden campaign says his attacks are ‘beneath the dignity of the office’ The president, attributing the North Korean state media’s assessment to its leader, Kim Jong Un, had said he agreed that Biden was a “low IQ individual.”...
2019-05-29 02:17

On world stage, Trump backs North Korea's scathing criticism of Biden U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday publicly endorsed North Korea's scathing personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, dismissing criticism that he was siding with a foreign dictator over a fellow American....
2019-05-27 23:34

Joe Biden Plans to Call Trump an ‘Existential Threat.’ The White House Says That’s ‘Laughable’ (DES MOINES, Iowa) — The White House says Joe Biden’s plan to call President Donald Trump an “existential threat” to the nation is “truly laughable” as the two politicians converge in Iowa on Tuesday. White House p...
2019-06-12 01:51

Surprise! Joe Biden's Son Hunter Biden Is Married Congratulations are in order for Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden. The former vice president's second child is married. A source tells E! News Hunter tied the knot with Melissa......
2019-06-12 20:17

Joe Biden’s New Hampshire Trip Had Some Very Joe Biden Moments Joe Biden had fun on his second campaign trip to New Hampshire. The same could not be said for his campaign staff, nervously watching from the sidelines. On several occasions, the former vice president signaled that he was going to ignore the advice ...
2019-06-05 11:34

Donald Trump state banquet speech: US President says Queen embodies 'patriotism that beats proudly in every British heart' Donald Trump has said the Queen embodies the spirit of "dignity, duty and patriotism that beats proudly in every British heart" as he paid tribute to the Monarch....
2019-06-04 03:17

Japan's Aso says US-China trade uncertainty could hurt market confidence Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday that uncertainty over U.S.-China trade friction, if not resolved early enough, could hurt market confidence in the outlook for the global economy....
2019-06-08 11:34

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth - Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
2019-06-04 00:17

China may restrict tech access in spiraling US trade dispute BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say the government will create a system to protect China’s technology as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. The People’s Daily newspap...
2019-06-09 12:00

China Claims It Will Restrict Its Technology in Growing Trade Dispute With U.S. (BEIJING) — China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. The People’s Daily newspaper said Sunda...
2019-06-09 17:34

Putin stands by China, criticizes U.S., in trade, Huawei disputes Aggressive U.S. tactics such as a campaign against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will lead to trade wars - and possibly real wars - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, in a show of solidarity with China alongside its leader Xi Jinping....
2019-06-08 07:34

US trade deficit shrinks to $50.8 billion in April, but gap with China rises WASHINGTON (AP) — US trade deficit shrinks to $50.8 billion in April, but gap with China rises. The post US trade deficit shrinks to $50.8 billion in April, but gap with China rises appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-06 16:51

G20 financial heads to stay vague on trade, no progress seen in U.S.-China row Finance leaders of the Group of 20 major economies will steer clear of promises to avoid protectionism in a communique on Sunday amid escalating U.S.-China trade tensions, officials say, casting doubt on their ability to take a united front in averti...
2019-06-08 09:01

BlackRock says a US-China trade deal is likely this year — but markets won't be cheering Even if the U.S. and China manage to resolve their conflict, investor sentiment will still be weighed down, says BlackRock's Isabelle Mateos y Lago....
2019-06-07 16:00

U.S. business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war A top U.S. business lobby in China said on Wednesday that nearly half of its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China as a result of the increasingly bitter trade war between Beijing and Washington....
2019-05-22 07:51

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite an escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so....
2019-06-05 06:17

Asia markets set to slide amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hopes of a speedy resolution to the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-05-23 02:17

China Imports Fall as Trade Conflict Saps Demand China’s imports dropped sharply last month, in a fresh sign of anemic demand in the domestic economy, adding to the pressure on Beijing as it struggles to manage trade tensions with the U.S....
2019-06-10 15:51

With Mexico deal done, US urges China to resume trade talks FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — One down, still others to go. President Donald Trump claimed a victory after Washington and Mexico agreed on measures to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. Trump called off plans to impose a 5% ta...
2019-06-08 14:17

China seeks Asian neighbors' support in trade fight with US China is seeking to support from some of its Asian neighbors and Russia in its escalating tariff fight with the U.S. Speaking Wednesday at a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Kyrgyzstan, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said representatives...
2019-05-23 13:34

China says trade talks can't continue unless US addresses its 'wrong actions' A Ministry of Commerce spokesperson did not mention any U.S. actions specifically, but it's been a tense couple of weeks for the trade negotiations....
2019-05-23 13:51

China Faces New ‘Long March’ as Trade War Intensifies, Xi Jinping Says The Chinese leader invoked a time of hardship before success in Communist Party history, at a time when the economy and consumers face other challenges....
2019-05-22 15:17

China, Mexico Signal Willingness to Step Up Trade Talks With U.S. China and Mexico both signaled a willingness to negotiate with Washington over escalating trade issues, while the Trump administration defended its use of tariffs to gain concessions from trading partners....
2019-06-04 02:34

Steven Mnuchin: U.S.-China trade talks progress unlikely before G-20 summit U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday talks on trade war with China are unlikely to resolve anything before the G-20 summit later this month....
2019-06-08 21:17

China warns its companies on U.S. travel, rebuffs trade criticism China warned its companies operating in the United States on Tuesday they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, as it also rebuffed U.S. criticism of a trade white paper as "singing the same old tune"....
2019-06-04 11:51

China may restrict access to its technology as US trade dispute escalates China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the US restricts the access of Chinese companies to American tech amid a spiralling trade dispute....
2019-06-09 10:17

U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies of lying about its ties to the government and Beijing saying Washington must end its "wrong act...
2019-05-23 20:51

China’s trade surplus rises sharply in May as imports fall BEIJING (AP) — China has reported a sharp jump in its trade surplus for May, as imports fell off and exports edged up. The Chinese customs agency said Monday that the trade surplus rose 78% to $41.7 billion. Imports fell 8.5% to $172.2 billion, while...
2019-06-10 08:34

PM, Xi Jinping To Discuss US Trade Friction At Shanghai Summit: China Describing PM Modi and President Xi Jinping as "good friends", China today hoped that the two leaders would discuss their respective trade frictions with the US and reach a consensus on opposing trade......
2019-06-10 11:34

China Warns Tech Companies About Complying With Trade Restrictions Chinese authorities summoned some of the world’s largest tech companies this week to tell them they could face repercussions if they bow to U.S. trade restrictions, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-06-09 02:00

China says U.S. needs to correct wrong actions to continue trade talks The United States needs to correct its wrong actions if it wants to continue negotiations with China to end a damaging tariff war, China's Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, adding that talks should be based on mutual respect....
2019-05-23 12:34

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...
2019-06-09 11:34

Global Smartphone Shipments to Decline Over US-China Trade War: Canalys Canalys slashed its forecast for the global smartphone market by over 3 percent amid the US government's decision to ban businesses from working with Huawei....
2019-06-04 16:00

Seeking shelter from trade war, fund managers bet on China's consumers China may be an odd choice for investors seeking shelter from a Sino-U.S. trade war. Yet, money managers in Asia are pouring funds into Chinese stocks as the long-term promise of a growing middle class trumps more immediate fears about tariffs....
2019-06-13 10:17

Pence in Canada to talk to Trudeau about trade, China and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence touched down in Ottawa on Thursday to talk to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about ratification of the new North American trade agreement and the two countries' dispute with China....
2019-05-30 18:17

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....
2019-06-01 17:51

U.S. 'solely to blame' for trade talks collapse, China says in report China blamed the United States for the breakdown of trade negotiations between the two largest economies in the world in a white paper released Sunday....
2019-06-03 02:51

Global markets fall as China prepares to hit back at US in trade war Dow Jones slumps after Beijing signals readiness to restrict exports of rare-earth elementsFinancial markets around the world have sold off sharply after Beijing signalled a readiness to strike back at Washington in their escalating trade war by rest...
2019-05-29 19:51

China Clearly Signals It's Prepared to Use a Key Component in Phones as It Fights U.S. Trade War The Chinese government is showing signs that it’s ready to use rare earth metals as a bargaining chip in the trade war between the U.S. and China that’s escalated over recent weeks. China supplies roughly 80 percent of all rare earth metals used by t...
2019-05-29 20:34

India-China Trade Set To Cross $100 Billion This Year, Says Official India has further liberalised e-visa rules for Chinese businessmen as the bilateral trade is set to cross $100 billion this year, a senior Indian diplomat said in Beijing today....
2019-05-31 14:51

US Should Bear "Entire Responsibility" For Trade Talks Setbacks: China The United States should bear "sole and entire responsibility" for setbacks in its trade negotiations with China, Beijing said Sunday, alleging that Washington repeatedly changed its demands....
2019-06-02 08:17

US-China trade skirmishes obscure the start of tech cold war Huawei dispute shows how Washington is seeking to counter Beijing’s use of technology to gain geopolitical supremacyThe decision by Google, Intel and Qualcomm to freeze cooperation with Huawei could mark the point where the rumbling trade war between...
2019-05-21 16:00

U.S. / China Trade: Why the Media's Favorite Market "Catalyst" Misleads The financial press is filled with stories that link the status of U.S. / China trade talks with the stock market's action. Just a little research will show you why linking the two is misleading......
2019-05-30 23:17

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....
2019-05-30 01:51

Mnuchin Lays Blame for Failed Trade Talks on China The Treasury secretary also said that President Trump will meet with China’s leader, Xi Jinping, at the G-20 leaders’ summit in Osaka, Japan, later this month....
2019-06-08 15:34

Ross Tempers Expectations of a U.S.-China Trade Deal at G-20 Meeting Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross played down prospects of a major trade deal if President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping meet at the Group of 20 summit this month, but he said he believes the two sides will ultimately get back to negotiations....
2019-06-17 08:17

China to compile hit list of ‘unreliable’ foreign entities in trade war China announced on Friday that it would compile a list of “unreliable” foreign entities that could damage its own companies — another tit-for-tat escalation of its trade war with the United States after President Trump blacklisted Huawei. The Ministr...
2019-06-01 07:34

"Provoking Disputes Is Naked Economic Terrorism": China On US Trade War Provoking trade disputes is "naked economic terrorism", a senior Chinese diplomat said on Thursday, ramping up the rhetoric against the United States amid a bitter trade war that is showing no signs......
2019-05-30 07:17

Expert predicts a US-China trade deal in six months — but the tech war will go on U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping could "shake hands on an outlined deal" at the G-20 summit in Japan, says political analyst Alastair Newton....
2019-05-29 05:51

China securities regulator says trade war impact on markets is controllable The Sino-U.S. trade war is affecting capital markets but the impact is controllable, China's chief securities regulator said on Sunday in an interview with state-run China Central Television....
2019-06-02 16:51

Goldman Sachs sees U.S. trade war with China and Mexico escalating Goldman Sachs economists said there was a 60% chance that the United States would slap tariffs on the final $300 billion of Chinese imports, up from their previous estimate of 40%....
2019-06-03 12:17

U.S.-China Trade Standoff May Be Initial Skirmish in Broader Economic War The United States is wary of China’s growing role in the global economy and its tactics for getting ahead. China sees some of the demands as infringing on its sovereignty....
2019-05-21 14:32

"Don't Say We Didn't Warn You": China Media Hints Payback In US Trade War China's Communist Party newspaper warned the United States on Wednesday that the country was ready to use rare earths to strike back in their bitter trade war, saying in an extremely strongly worded......
2019-05-29 07:34

US-China trade war worries caused analysts to bail on these stocks CNBC did a deep dive through sell-side stock research since the trade war escalated to find companies that analysts are singling out in their respective coverage universes....
2019-05-21 14:32

Cornel West says Biden needs to get off 'symbolic crack pipe' or black voters will head to Trump Harvard University Professor Cornel West said Tuesday that former Vice President Joe Biden “needs to get off his symbolic crack pipe” or he’ll lose black voters to President Trump in the 2020 election....
2019-05-29 11:17

Trump 'smiled' when North Korea called Biden 'low IQ,' suggests critical editorial was a 'signal' President Trump reiterated his confidence in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday, indicating that the rogue nation may have tried to send him a "signal" with its critical editorial on former vice president Joe Biden....
2019-05-26 01:51

Trump touts 2020 re-election chances, takes swipe at Biden during Pennsylvania rally Trump’s visit to the key battleground state also came two days after Biden held a campaign rally in Philadelphia, and the former vice president wasn’t far from Trump’s mind....
2019-05-21 16:34

Joe Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan, paid for by reversing Trump corporate tax cuts Biden would push for net-zero emissions by 2050, reenter the Paris climate accords and ban new oil and gas permits on public lands and waters, among other initiatives....
2019-06-04 15:51

Rush Limbaugh: Trump giving Democrats a taste of their own medicine by criticizing Biden in Japan Is President Trump crossing the line by criticizing former Vice President Joe Biden oversees? Or is the president just doing what Democrats have always done? Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh lauded the president Tuesday and called out ...
2019-05-29 03:51

Who 'unsettled' who? Jesse Watters and Juan Williams disagree on Trump and Biden's verbal sparring Is the verbal sparring unsettling former Vice President Joe Biden or President Trump? "The Five" discussed the possible 2020 presidential election opponents as they continue to take shots at one another Tuesday....
2019-06-12 02:34

'Fox & Friends' calls out Biden's 2007 stance against sanctuary cities: 'Sure sounds a lot like Donald Trump' In a previous bid for the presidency, then-Senator Joe Biden's stance on illegal immigration sounded a lot like President Trump's current views against sanctuary cities, the hosts of "Fox & Friends" noted Tuesday. ...
2019-05-21 15:51

'Happy National Flip-Flop Day': Trump mocks Biden's policy shifts on Facebook: President Trump had some fun at the expense of former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday over his drastic policy shifts on abortion and immigration. ...
2019-06-15 01:51

Biden campaign, unfazed by N. Korea insults, says it's 'no surprise' rogue nation prefers Trump Joe Biden’s campaign said Wednesday it was "no surprise" North Korea prefers President Trump in response to scathing criticism from the rogue nation’s state-run media agency earlier this week in which it questioned his intelligence and called him "im...
2019-05-22 23:17

Trump camp says leaked internal polls showing Biden ahead are ‘ancient’ and ‘meaningless’ President Trump’s campaign acknowledged Friday having internal polling earlier this year showing Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of Trump in several battleground states, though the campaign insists those numbers are “ancient” and “m...
2019-06-15 01:51

Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into China’s Sex Trade, a Report Says A new report says thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to into marriages and sex slavery in China. An investigation by London-based non-profit Korea Future Initiative (KFI) conducted first-hand interviews over two years with 45 ...
2019-05-22 10:51

China's Trade Frontman Points, With Laser, to Bright Side of U.S. Tensions Vice Premier Liu He said external pressure serves China’s long-term interests, providing rare insight into how he frames the high-stakes tussle between the world’s two biggest economies....
2019-06-13 17:17

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was speaking Wednesday in Tokyo days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1989 student pro-democracy protest...
2019-05-29 11:00

Acting Defense Chief Tries to Cool Hostilities with China as Trade War Heats Up Patrick Shanahan, acting U.S. defense secretary, and his Chinese counterpart will both attempt to win over Asian nations this weekend at a security conference in Singapore....
2019-05-31 23:51

China may restrict access to tech amid spiraling trade dispute with U.S. China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute....
2019-06-10 03:51

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economie...
2019-06-06 01:34

China’s saber-rattling on rare-earths trade has US officials looking for options Rare earth oxides. Clockwise from top center: praseodymium, cerium, lanthanum, neodymium, samarium, and gadolinium. (credit: Peggy Greb, US Department of Agriculture) On Wednesday, Chinese newspapers ran commentaries warning the United States that ...
2019-05-31 05:17

JP Morgan: The US-China tariff battle is just the start of a global trade reordering "I think we have to recognize as equity investors, in particular, this is now the new normal," said James Sullivan, head of Asia ex-Japan equity research at J.P. Morgan....
2019-05-21 17:17

Beijing defiant on trade war: 'No one should expect China to swallow bitter fruit' 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."...
2019-05-21 17:17

China’s Supply of Minerals for iPhones and Missiles Could Be a Risky Trade Weapon The country dominates production of the rare earths used in myriad technologies, but tangled global supply chains make it hard to hit the U.S. directly....
2019-05-23 17:00

Escalating U.S.-China trade threats stagger global markets; Dow slumps more than 400 Global markets sagged Thursday as uncertainty over trade relations between the United States and China continued to sour investors. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 350 points at the outset, d......
2019-05-23 17:34

US-China Anchors' Trade War Face-Off Leaves Chinese Viewers Disappointed With the US-China trade talks on hold, thousands of Chinese viewers, media and even economists tuned in to watch CGTN host Liu Xin take on Fox Business Network presenter Trish Regan in the rare......
2019-05-30 12:17

China accuses US of 'naked economic terrorism' in trade dispute – as it happened World’s second-largest economy is not afraid of a trade war, says senior diplomatUK car production plunges amid ‘untold damage’ of Brexit date chaosDe La Rue boss leaving after losing post-Brexit blue passport contract 3.14pm BST The rhetoric in the ...
2019-05-30 16:34

Trade War Fight Song Shows Growing Anti-U.S. Sentiment in China Perhaps nothing captures the growing anti-U.S. sentiment in China better than a song about the trade war that is going viral in Beijing: “If the perpetrator wants to fight, we will beat him out of his wits.” This privately-produced song h...
2019-05-21 15:51

US trade chief is expected to discuss China with officials from Japan and EU this week U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet with officials from the European Union and Japan at the ministerial meeting of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris....
2019-05-22 06:34

The China trade war is leading to lower mortgage rates for American homebuyers Trade tensions with China may be a boon to the U.S. housing market. Investors are rushing into the relative safe-haven of the bond market, cause the yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury to plummet. Mortgage rates loosely follow that yield....
2019-05-23 20:34

US Says To Take Action To Ensure Rare Earths Supply Amid China Trade War The United States says it will take "unprecedented actions" to ensure the supply of strategic elements and rare earths, as China mulls possible export controls for materials that are critical to......
2019-06-05 09:00

In Asia, Pentagon seeks to separate China military talks from trade war Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Wednesday that tense trade negotiations between China and the United States should be treated separately from military talks between the two countries....
2019-05-29 18:51

U.S. reaches agreement with Mexico, urges China to resume trade talks The Trump administration began slapping tariffs on imports of Chinese goods nearly a year ago, accusing Beijing of using predatory means to lend Chinese companies an edge in advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics and electric...
2019-06-08 15:00

China threatens to limit rare earths exports in warning over trade war China on Wednesday issued a blunt warning to the US over the trade war between the world’s two largest economies, saying it could limit exports of rare earths to the US — and adding that “Don’t say we didn’t warn you!” President Xi Jinping’s visit to...
2019-05-29 22:51

Pence and Trudeau talk trade, China, abortion during Canada visit The vice president expressed optimism for the North American trade deal and tried to put a more positive spin on U.S.-Canada ties, which have soured under President Trump....
2019-05-31 12:00

Global markets rocked as US-China trade and tech rift deepens Shares fall sharply in Asia, Europe and North America in intensifying war of wordsThe deepening trade and technology war between the US and China has sent global stock markets sharply lower and prompted a warning from the IMF of the increasing risks ...
2019-05-23 21:51

Taking aim at U.S., China says provoking trade disputes is 'naked economic terrorism' Provoking trade disputes is "naked economic terrorism", a senior Chinese diplomat said on Thursday, ramping up the rhetoric against the United States amid a bitter trade war that is showing no signs of ending soon....
2019-05-30 04:51

China Trade Fight Raises Specter of Rare-Earth Shortage The U.S-China trade dispute has sent prices surging in rare-earth metals, a critical market for industries from electric cars to fuel makers. Chinese media reported that the country may cut exports of such minerals....
2019-05-31 20:00

China tells US provoking trade disputes is 'naked economic terrorism' Senior official says China is ‘not afraid’ of a trade war as Beijing signals potential restrictions on rare-earth exportsProvoking trade disputes is “naked economic terrorism“, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Thursday, ramping up the rhetoric again...
2019-05-30 21:17

China rare earth prices soar on their potential role in trade war Chinese rare earth prices are set to climb further beyond multi-year highs hit following a flurry of state media reports that Beijing could weaponize its supply-dominance of the prized minerals in its trade war with Washington....
2019-06-06 15:00

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States and China....
2019-05-24 07:00

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation the sector could be the next front in the Sino-U.S....
2019-05-21 22:00

Under tariff threat, Mexico less attractive to companies avoiding China trade war A flood of companies eyeing Mexico as a safe haven from the U.S. trade war with China risks evaporating after President Donald Trump last week threatened to unleash tariffs on Mexico too....
2019-06-08 00:00

U.S. economic growth forecast 'not contingent' on China trade deal: Kudlow White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the U.S. economy will likely still achieve a 3% pace of growth this year even without a trade deal with China....
2019-06-11 21:34

Xi Jinping Flexes China's Trade Muscle With Visit to Rare-Earths Hub By touring a region of China that calls itself a rare-earths kingdom, Chinese President Xi Jinping pinpointed a source of leverage his government has over high-technology industries critical to the U.S. economy....
2019-05-21 18:00

China stokes trade war by cutting corporate taxes on tech companies In the latest salvo in the escalating trade war between the US and China, the Chinese government said Wednesday it would give huge corporate tax breaks to domestic chip makers and software developers. The move came as US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuc...
2019-05-23 00:17

Oil falls 1% amid U.S.-China trade dispute, uncertainty on supply cuts Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude and as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal....
2019-06-11 04:01

PRECIOUS-Gold prices gain as U.S.-China trade war takes toll Gold prices rose on Monday amid concerns the Sino-U.S. trade war had started to take its toll on the U.S. economy, weakening the dollar and raising hopes of a U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate cut....
2019-05-27 05:51

U.S. stock market futures fall on rising rhetoric between China and U.S. over trade U.S. stock index futures fell Monday, the first trading day of June, after China’s rhetoric on U.S. trade relationship intensified over the weekend.        ...
2019-06-03 15:51

China releases document slamming U.S. for escalation in trade war, says it won't back down China released a document blaming U.S. for the escalation of trade fight. U.S. It says China has kept its word and accuses the U.S. of backtracking        ...
2019-06-02 22:51

iPhone production could leave China if trade tensions rise, Foxconn says Production of Apple iPhones bound for the U.S. could be shifted out of China should the trade war between the U.S. and Beijing continue to escalate, a senior executive at Foxconn said Tuesday....
2019-06-12 07:00

China's central bank is poised to cut interest rates amid trade war, economist says The People's Bank of China is expected lower rates twice later in 2019 and once in 2020 amid the country's trade fight with the U.S., said a Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 09:00

China's Communist Party made a flashy graphic to show everyone what it thinks about the trade war The People's Daily, China's official newspaper for the Communist Party, publishes a post titled "This, is China's attitude!" on its official WeChat account....
2019-05-22 02:34

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX slide as U.S-China trade worries ratchet up Latin American stocks and currencies slumped on Thursday, in line with a global downturn in sentiment on fears that the U.S-China trade war was escalating into a tech-focused cold war and stemming growth prospects. MSCI's index of Latin American ...
2019-05-23 22:34

Prime-Time Debate Pits Popular TV Hosts Facing Off Over China-U.S. Trade A prime-time debate on the U.S.-China trade conflict between hosts from Fox Business Network and Chinese state television is providing Beijing a rare opportunity to reach a huge American audience....
2019-05-29 17:34

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
2019-05-23 01:17

EXPLAINER-China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
2019-05-23 00:51

Goldman Sachs cuts exposure to emerging markets on US-China trade tensions The investment management arm of Goldman Sachs scaled back its "overweight" exposure to emerging market assets Thursday, amid rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
2019-05-21 15:51

Pence, Trudeau to discuss Huawei, China trade issues in Ottawa -official U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will discuss their joint dispute with China over Huawei Technologies Co Ltd during a meeting in Ottawa on Thursday, a senior U.S. administration official said....
2019-05-30 00:17

Tech Players Confront Long List of Challenges in U.S.-China Trade Fight The feud is challenging the technology industry in areas including financial deals, hardware supply and talent recruitment, though some players are finding bright spots, executives said at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Tech D.Live conference....
2019-06-14 20:51

WRAPUP 2-Taking aim at U.S., China says provoking trade disputes is 'naked economic terrorism' Provoking trade disputes is "naked economic terrorism", a senior Chinese diplomat said on Thursday, ramping up the rhetoric against the United States amid a bitter trade war that is showing no signs of ending soon....
2019-05-30 04:51

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....
2019-05-30 04:51

Trade war could trigger a 'global financial crisis,' says ex-China central bank chief China continued to ramp up the rhetoric against the U.S. on Friday, with a former Chinese central bank chief saying that further escalation in trade tensions between Washington and Beijing could greatly hurt the global economy....
2019-05-31 14:00

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....
2019-05-30 01:51

USDA chief Sonny Perdue promises $16B for farmers to offset China trade war losses Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Thursday that the administration will offer $16 billion in aid to farmers to offset the losses caused by the trade war with China. President Trump is scheduled to formally unveil the program later this afternoo...
2019-05-23 20:00

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by......
2019-05-21 17:51

U.S. firms fret as China's FedEx probe, planned hit-list heightens trade frictions The sudden deterioration in trade talks between the United States and China last month has ratcheted up concerns among U.S. firms that the dispute could go beyond tariffs and affect business in the long-term....
2019-06-04 14:00

Trade wars: Markets slide again as China blasts US's 'intimidation and coercion' - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as City investors fear the US-China trade war is intensifyingBeijing: US’s exorbitant demands have scuppered trade dealChina’s new trade white paper criticises USTrump’s Mexican tariff threa...
2019-06-03 10:34

Weapon of choice? China rare earth prices soar on their potential role in trade war Chinese rare earth prices are set to climb further beyond multi-year highs hit following a flurry of state media reports that Beijing could weaponize its supply-dominance of the prized minerals in its trade war with Washington....
2019-06-06 13:00

China is driving growth in Asia's real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds Despite a decline in global commercial real estate markets, Asia-Pacific continues to enjoy a record-breaking growth — thanks to China, according to the Global Capital Flows report by JLL....
2019-05-24 09:34

Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's trailing President Donald Trump slammed reports Wednesday that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden as well as other candidates in the 2020 presidential race. (June 12)       ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Asia Pacific shares trade mixed; China's consumer prices rise at fastest pace in 15 months Shares in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Wednesday morning following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's winning streak....
2019-06-12 05:34

WH: Biden calling Trump a threat is 'laughable' The White House says Joe Biden's plan to call President Donald Trump an "existential threat" to the nation is "truly laughable" as the two politicians converge in Iowa on Tuesday. (June 11)        ...
2019-06-11 17:17

Donald Trump reopens 'nasty' feud with Meghan Markle and hits Joe Biden on eve of D-Day ceremony Donald Trump continued to squabble with the British royal family, telling a journalist he didn’t believe Meghan Markle was “nasty,” only her comments.        ...
2019-06-05 19:17

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        ...
2019-05-31 02:51

A US-China trade deal isn't likely at the G-20 summit this month, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley say The rhetoric from China and the U.S. has worsened to a point where it's appearing improbable there would be a trade deal anytime soon, experts said....
2019-06-03 11:17

Trump’s Trade War and Its Many Fronts Mexico, China, Europe, Canada: The White House’s various conflicts add up to a broad assault on a postwar effort to build economic ties around the world....
2019-05-31 16:01

Joe Biden dubs Trump's White House 'bully pulpit', speaks out against anti-LGBTQ law Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden bashes Trump administration for setting a poor example on human rights.        ...
2019-06-03 02:51

Trump talking trade in UK after day of pageantry Both President Trump and Prime Minister May are looking to cement a strong trade deal following Brexit. Mass protests were set to take place across London over the president's visit....
2019-06-04 14:17

Trump: NHS must be on the table in US-UK trade talks US president says he refused to meet Corbyn, who vows to fight any grab at health servicesLatest on Trump’s state visit – live updatesDonald Trump has declared he wants the NHS to be on the table in any US-UK trade deal and refused to meet the “negat...
2019-06-05 00:17

How Trump’s Trade War Is Being Fought Around the World Mexico, China, Japan, Europe, Canada: The White House’s various conflicts add up to a broad assault on a postwar effort to build economic ties around the world....
2019-05-31 18:51

Trump could include Huawei in trade deal US President Donald Trump has suggested Huawei could once again be allowed access to American technology as part of a wider trade deal with China.The company has effectively been frozen out of the US telecoms market due to fears that its equipment is...
2019-05-24 17:51

Putin, Xi gang up on Trump over trade wars Presidents Xi Jinping of China and Vladimir Putin of Russia bonded in an authoritarian bromance Friday to rip the US over its trade policies — and accuse the Trump administration of bullying. Aggressive US tactics such as a campaign against Chinese t...
2019-06-07 21:51

Republicans take a bite out of Trump’s trade war leverage Senate Republicans are threatening to vote to cancel Trump's proposed escalation of tariffs on goods imported from Mexico. A threat is just a threat, yes, but it also could limit Trump's leverage in negotiating with Mexico....
2019-06-05 04:51

Trump's trade war could cost him Texas and the presidency As Senate Republicans wait on tenterhooks for Vice President Mike Pence to talk trade with Mexico's foreign minister, a new Quinnipiac poll should have the entire party shaking in its boots right now....
2019-06-06 07:17

Trump announces $16 billion in aid for U.S. farmers hit by trade war The package announced at the White House is bigger than last year's $12 billion in emergency aid for farmers and ranchers caught in tariff showdowns....
2019-05-24 03:00

Trump probably has the upper hand in trade war — until September President Trump appears eager to pile more tariffs on China and Mexico, living up to the “Tariff Man” moniker he assigned himself last year. The question is: Will any of this work? Trump all along has......
2019-06-06 19:17

Trump, Xi to Meet at G-20 as Trade Hostilities Persist President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping plan to meet at a Group of 20 summit late this month, the U.S. treasury secretary said, offering a prospective break in trade hostilities that are weighing on global growth....
2019-06-08 15:51

Trump pledges $16B to farmers hurt by trade war President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, insisting the money "all comes from China," specifically the tariffs on Chinese goods. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-24 06:17

The GOP Senator Who Challenges Trump on Trade Policies Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley from Iowa has taken on more of an adversarial role when it comes to President Trump’s trade policies. He and other lawmakers say they will press forward on legislation to rein in laws that give the president wide author...
2019-06-14 20:51

Harley CEO on Trump trade war: 'We can't sit by and wait for something to happen' Harley was thrown into the spotlight of Trump's trade war last June after the company announced it would move production of its European products out of the U.S. because of the retaliatory tariffs....
2019-05-21 16:17

Harris breaks with Schumer to take aim at 'Trump's trade tax' SAN FRANCISCO — California Sen. Kamala Harris attacked President Trump's tariffs against China as a "trade tax" against average Americans during her remarks at the California Democratic Party convention....
2019-06-01 22:17

Trump's trade war is here to stay. Companies like mine will pay the price The Trump administration's escalating trade war with China has left American companies with little choice. They must either scale back their reliance on Chinese manufacturers or get comfortable with higher costs and slimmer profit margins....
2019-06-12 02:00

With the president overseas, Trump backers scramble to contain a trade war While President Donald Trump dined with the British royal family, his team back in Washington was rushing to deal with the expanding trade war he left behind.Administration officials started the week with a multi-front scramble as they sought to ease...
2019-06-04 02:51

Trump ratchets up farm assistance as trade war broadens The $16 billion in aid to farmers that the Trump administration announced Friday is an increase on the $12 billion aid package last year. Administration officials said the total amount of aid was hiked and the formula for distributing it tweaked beca...
2019-05-24 09:00

Trump trade war may push Fed closer to rate cut it resisted U.S. President Donald Trump may finally get the rate cut he has been demanding, but for the wrong reasons, as top Federal Reserve officials began warning this week that the global trade war may force them to respond....
2019-06-05 00:34

American Automakers Could Be a Casualty in Trump’s Trade War With Mexico President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on imports from Mexico could take a toll on American automakers if and when they go into effect, economists and industry experts say, causing collateral economic damage as Trump seeks to pressure Mexi...
2019-06-01 00:34

Trump sparks NHS row as he promises 'phenomenal' trade deal Donald Trump has sparked a row after declaring the NHS must be "on the table" in talks on a post-Brexit trade deal between the US and UK - before later backtracking....
2019-06-05 02:00

Trump hopes to announce more on trade deal with Japan very soon The United States and Japan hope to have more to announce very soon on a trade deal, President Donald Trump said on Monday after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a state visit....
2019-05-27 10:00

Trump tells British PM: we'll have a very substantial trade deal Donald Trump told British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday that the United States would do a "very substantial trade" deal with the United Kingdom after Brexit....
2019-06-04 11:34

The US is more likely to end the trade war than face a 'Trump recession,' JP Morgan's top quant says J.P. Morgan's head quant said a U.S.-China trade deal could head off a "Trump recession" and ignite a powerful rally in value and high beta stocks....
2019-06-13 06:17

India May Go For Negotiations, Not Retaliation, After Trump Trade Move India plans to return to the negotiating table after President Donald Trump terminated a trade concession, which allowed the country to export almost 2,000 products to the U.S. duty-free, people with......
2019-06-04 11:17

Trump and Pelosi Trade Barbs, Both Questioning the Other’s Fitness President Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi traded accusations that the other was unfit for office, as a war of words between the two party leaders accelerated....
2019-05-23 23:17

Trump, in Japan, says Tokyo has ‘substantial’ trade advantage over US President Trump, in his first day of a four-day visit to Japan, said in Tokyo on Saturday that the country has a “substantial” trade over the U.S. -- and that he hopes a future trade agreement will rebalance the situation....
2019-05-26 01:51

Trump tells British PM: we’ll have a very substantial trade deal Donald Trump told British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday that the United States would do a very substantial and fair deal with the United Kingdom after Brexit....
2019-06-04 12:34

The new front in Trump's trade war could cost consumers at least $93 billion Based on 2018 trade numbers, it would equate to a tax on U.S. consumers that would start at $18.6 billion and escalate to about $93 billion. Those figures, while a baseline from which to measure, don't take into account all the impact....
2019-05-31 17:51

Trump's trade director has his thinking on imports all wrong Writing about free and fair trade recently in the Wall Street Journal, President Trump’s director of trade and manufacturing policy Peter Navarro took issue with some World Trade Organization rules. He especially dislikes those requiring member natio...
2019-05-31 15:51

Trade negotiators cope with Trump’s surprise comments President Trump’s surprise threat to impose new tariffs on Mexico over immigration underscored that he has been a disruptive force not just to U.S. trade policy but to his own trade negotiating team....
2019-06-07 06:51

Trump Shifts Gears on Infrastructure, Demanding Trade Come First On the eve of a meeting with Democratic leaders, President Trump insisted they put aside a plan to rebuild roads and airports until after passing a new trade pact with Mexico and Canada....
2019-05-22 05:17

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....
2019-05-31 20:00

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....
2019-06-14 00:34

Trump, Pelosi trade insults as their feud heats up Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, May 23, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — She’s calling for an “intervention” to save the nation from him. He says she’s “c...
2019-05-24 21:34

Trump Talks Up U.K. Trade Deal Despite Brexit Impasse The offer would require the U.K. to secure the decisive break with the bloc advocated by prominent Brexit backers in the race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May....
2019-06-04 21:51

Trump to Press for Trade Deal in Trip to Japan President Trump travels to Japan this week to keep up the pressure for a trade deal that has raised hackles among Japanese companies, while showing he is still aligned with Tokyo on North Korea policy....
2019-05-21 18:00

Trade put to one side, Trump and Abe do diplomacy over golf and sumo U.S. President Donald Trump kicked off the second day of a Japan visit on Sunday with a round of golf with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, engaging in personal diplomacy aimed at smoothing tough discussions over differences on trade, especially beef....
2019-05-26 10:01

Trump says 'at least' $300B in new China tariffs possible President Trump said Thursday that while trade negotiations remain ongoing with China, his administration was preparing "at least" $300 billion in new tariffs on their goods if the talks fall apart....
2019-06-06 17:34

Trump says 'good chance' U.S. will make a trade deal with Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was a "good chance" the United States would make a trade deal with Mexico, but that if the two countries failed to make an agreement a 5% tariff would be imposed on Mexican imports on Monday....
2019-06-08 00:00

Trade beef aside, Trump and Abe bond over burgers, sumo and golf U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday played golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and presented a trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament, turning to personal diplomacy for the second day of a Japan visit shadowed by tough trade talk....
2019-05-26 11:51

Trump fetes sumo champ in Japan before grappling with trade Visit to sumo wrestling’s spiritual home followed by golf and burgers as Abe tries to keep president on sideOn one side of the sumo ring stood a tall, hefty man with an unconventional hairstyle, bowing and smiling as the crowd applauded; opposite Don...
2019-05-26 15:51

Trump hopeful about trade deal with Japan; host not as optimistic President Donald Trump is hopeful about a trade agreement with Japan by August though his host at the summit in Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is not nearly as optimistic....
2019-05-27 19:17

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit and trade talks Visit will stress ties between the two countries as tensions over exports rise amid the US-China trade warDonald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday for a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as ...
2019-05-25 15:17

Ex-U.S. ambassadors to Mexico push Trump to 'delink' trade, migration A group of former U.S. ambassadors to Mexico representing both Republican and Democratic presidents have banded together to urge President Donald Trump to treat trade and migration as separate issues, the diplomats wrote in an article....
2019-06-05 15:00

UK hopes Trump and Xi can ease trade tensions at G20 summit: Hammond Britain hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping can make progress on easing trade tensions when they meet later this month at a summit of world leaders in Japan, British finance minister Philip Hammond said....
2019-06-17 16:34

Trump hopeful about trade deal with Japan; host not as optimitic President Donald Trump is hopeful about a trade agreement with Japan by August though his host at the summit in Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is not nearly as optimistic....
2019-05-27 17:34

Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, even as they wagered central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus....
2019-06-06 04:00

Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the trade row with China - but absent a deal, Washington would maintain tariffs to cut its deficit....
2019-06-09 18:17

Merkel Blasts Trade Barriers and 'Lies' in Rebuke of Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a commencement speech at Harvard to defend multilateralism and free trade in one of her most pointed critiques of policies championed by President Trump....
2019-05-31 06:51

Top Trump official says tariffs on Mexico will not derail trade deal Top administration officials said on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports would not interfere with the finalization of a North American trade pact and were designed to force Mexico's hand in immigration talks....
2019-06-02 19:51

Trump tells Pennsylvania voters that trade war has helped economy U.S. President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, on Monday told supporters in Pennsylvania that his trade war had strengthened the battleground state's steel industry and jobs....
2019-05-21 16:51

Trump's escalating trade war gives heat to Putin and Xi's growing bromance It's time for Western leaders to abandon their wait-and-see attitude toward the evolution of Chinese-Russian relations and work out common strategies now to respond to this deepening relationship....
2019-06-03 16:17

After backlash, Trump U-turns on UK health service in trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on comments that Britain's public health service should be on the table in future post-Brexit trade talks between the two countries, after Prime Minister Theresa May said some areas might be off-limits....
2019-06-05 00:34

EU's Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is hoping U.S. President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan later this month to try to reduce trade tensions between the two countries....
2019-06-14 18:17

Trump’s Trade War Has Wall Street Forecasts Frozen in Place With zero certainty about what lies ahead, analysts are standing pat on earnings forecasts. If they start to cut targets, stocks could be in for a dive....
2019-06-11 13:34

President Trump Hints at His Next Trade War Target: French Wine (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump promised to do “something” about French wine that he said is allowed into the U.S. virtually tariff-free while France imposes duties on U.S. wine, calling the arrangement unfair. “France ch...
2019-06-10 20:34

Trump says Britain's health service not on table for trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump rowed back comments that Britain's health service could be involved in any future trade deal on Tuesday, after his remark that everything was on the table in talks sparked controversy in Britain....
2019-06-05 00:34

India plays down Trump decision to remove U.S. trade privileges The Indian government said on Saturday it will continue to seek to build strong economic ties with the United States despite a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to end preferential trade treatment for India from June 5....
2019-06-01 17:51

Donald Trump Asks Theresa May To "Stick Around" For Trade Deal May gave Trump a copy of one of the most significant documents in the transatlantic "special relationship" -- a framed copy of Winston Churchill's personal draft of the 1941 Atlantic Charter that......
2019-06-04 15:34

Trump’s Trade War Targets Chinese Students at Elite U.S. Schools First trade, then technology — now talent. The Trump administration has started taking aim at China’s best and brightest in the U.S., scrutinizing researchers with ties to Beijing and restricting student visas. Several Chinese graduate st...
2019-06-04 05:00

Preferential Trade Status For India Ends On June 5, Says Trump US President Donald Trump has ended India's designation as a beneficiary developing nation under the key trade preference programme after determining that India has not assured the US of providing......
2019-06-01 08:51

Trump Administration to Announce Farm Aid to Ease Pain of Trade War The Trump administration is preparing to announce a substantial aid package for farmers as early as Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China...
2019-05-23 17:51

Trump Administration Strips India of Special Trade Status The status exempts billions of dollars of India’s products from American tariffs, part of a deepening clash over the country’s protections for its market....
2019-06-01 10:00

Trump urges Theresa May to ‘stick around’ to strike trade deal with US President Trump on Tuesday told lame duck British Prime Minister Theresa May to “stick around” and suggested the two countries could ink a trade deal as England tries to negotiate its withdrawal from the European Union. “It’s ...
2019-06-04 14:51

Trump calls for trade deal passage before infrastructure bill President Trump told Democratic lawmakers in a letter Tuesday that Congress should take up and pass a trade deal with Canada and Mexico before debating a bill about infrastructure in the US. Trump sent the letter to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schum...
2019-05-22 05:17

Trump's tariff tactics could be bad news for China and EU Business leaders, financial markets, the American consumer, even many Republican politicians - plenty will be breathing a sigh of relief that a trade war between the US and Mexico has been averted. ...
2019-06-08 07:00

On China, Trump Leads a Coalition of the Unwilling President Trump pivoted last week, lifting tariffs on metal imports from Canada and Mexico while delaying tariffs on autos from the European Union and Japan....
2019-05-22 20:17

China, Iran and IS: What's on the agenda for May-Trump talks Disagreements on China, Iran and the fate of captured Islamic State (IS) fighters who come from Britain will likely feature in talks between Theresa May and Donald Trump today....
2019-06-04 04:51

Trump levels new tariff threat against China The president threatened to impose large tariffs on $300 billion in imports if Chinese leader Xi Jinping does not meet with him in Japan later this month, showing how he plans to immediately pivot from his trade war with Mexico back to Beijing....
2019-06-11 05:34

Trump Threatens China With Further $300 Billion Of Tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with "at least" another $300 billion of tariffs but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted to make deals in their trade disputes with the......
2019-06-06 13:34

Trump says he'll decide on China tariffs after G-20 summit President Trump said Thursday that he would make a decision on whether to impose 25% tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods after the G-20 summit in Japan at the end of the month. Trump is scheduled to have a face-to-face meeting with Chinese Presi...
2019-06-06 17:34

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong and China 'will be able to work it out' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-12 21:34

Trump says he has scheduled talks with China's Xi during G20 summit President Donald Trump said on Monday he expected Chinese President Xi Jinping to be at the Group of 20 summit in Japan this month and the two are scheduled to talk at the gathering of leaders from the top industrialized and emerging economies....
2019-06-11 04:01

Why New Balance turned on Trump over China tariffs American sneaker company New Balance welcomed President Donald Trump's tough trade stance in 2016 -- but now the athletic footwear manufacturer is strongly opposing the President's latest threat to expand tariffs on China....
2019-06-17 19:17

600 companies warn Trump on China tariffs American retailers, manufacturers and tech companies warned President Donald Trump on Thursday that tariffs on China will damage the US economy, lead to job losses and harm millions of consumers....
2019-06-14 20:00

Donald Trump and Theresa May discuss climate change, Huawei and trade US president Donald Trump is on his first state visit to the UK. Amid the ceremony and speeches, he discussed cybersecurity with UK Prime Minister Theresa May...
2019-06-04 19:17

US President Donald Trump terminates preferential trade status for India Washington accuses New Delhi of deploying a wide range of trade barriers that negatively affect US commerce. Media reports say that India could impose higher import duties on US goods in response to Trump's latest move....
2019-06-01 10:34

Trump meets Japanese emperor on state visit overshadowed by trade U.S. President Donald Trump met new Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako on Monday in the ceremonial highlight of a state visit overshadowed by trade tensions between the two allies....
2019-05-27 17:51

Trade Beef Aside, Trump And Shinzo Abe Bond Over Burgers, Sumo And Golf U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday played golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and presented a trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament, turning to personal diplomacy for the second day of......
2019-05-27 00:17

Trump's latest tough trade action could hit already struggling chip stocks Chip stocks have been struggling of late as trade tensions between China and the U.S. increase. The Trump administration's latest move on that front could add pressure to the chipmakers....
2019-05-21 14:32

Trump cools trade war by lifting North American metal tariffs Steel and aluminium imports from Mexico and Canada affectedTrump pauses implementation of auto tariffs on EU and JapanThe Trump administration moved to cool the simmering trade war with its major trading partners on Friday, ending tariffs on metal im...
2019-05-21 14:39

Trump celebrates 'progress' in trade negotiations during eventful Japan visit President Trump is celebrating a busy trip to Japan, where he says he is making headway on a trade deal, in addition to taking in the culture by presenting a new sumo championship....
2019-05-26 17:34

UPDATE 1-India plays down Trump decision to remove U.S. trade privileges The Indian government said on Saturday it will continue to seek to build strong economic ties with the United States despite a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to end preferential trade treatment for India from June 5....
2019-06-01 14:17

Donald Trump tweets ‘great progress’ in Japanese trade negotiations President Trump tweeted early today that “great progress being made in trade negotiations with Japan,” where he’s conducting talks with that country’s leaders. He added “agriculture and beef heavily in play.” But h...
2019-05-26 14:51