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Trump shows off paper he says has unannounced parts of Mexico deal

President Trump on Tuesday held up a single folded sheet of paper to cameras as he left the White House, saying it represented an agreement between the U.S. and Mexico ...

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The weaponization of tariffs to pressure some countries is going to hurt our country

President Trump is right to pressure China to change its protectionist trade and business practices, but he should not be using tariffs do it, a top official at the world’s ...

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Trump still hangs tariff threat over Mexico despite deal

President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled the prospect of renewing his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues, while some of his Democratic challengers ...

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Trump raises specter of imposing very profitable new tariffs on Mexico

Even as he again hailed his administration’s last-minute, much-heralded deal on Friday with Mexico as a “successful agreement” to address illegal immigration at the southern border, President Trump on Sunday bluntly suggested he might again ...

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Christine Lagarde: Trump tariffs could slash half-point from economic growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) fears that active and potential tariffs between the U.S. and China could hinder global economic output by 0.5 percent in 2020. IMF Managing Director Christine ...

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U.S. begins collecting higher tariffs on Chinese goods arriving by sea

U.S. begins collecting higher tariffs on Chinese goods arriving by sea

The United States began collecting higher, 25% tariffs on many Chinese goods arriving in U.S. seaports on Saturday morning in an intensification of the trade war between the world’s two ...

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Governors must highlight commitment to free trade

Governors must highlight commitment to free trade

A transformation is occurring in my home state of South Carolina. What was once predominantly a textile state, it is now a center of advanced manufacturing, with a significant percentage ...

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Pat LeBlanc: the tariffs are “killing us”, He is considering moving his company’s production to Mexico

Pat LeBlanc: the tariffs are “killing us”, He is considering moving his company’s production to Mexico

A supporter of President Trump is considering moving his company’s production headquarters to Mexico in an effort to avoid Trump’s tariffs on Chinese imports. Pat LeBlanc, the chairman of EBW Electronics, voted for ...

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Trump asks urged to press ahead with $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods

Trump asks urged to press ahead with $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods

(CNN)President Donald Trump is urging his administration to move ahead with slapping tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods, according to a person familiar with the plans. The timing of ...

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Trump puts pressure on Turkey by doubling down on tariffs

Trump puts pressure on Turkey by doubling down on tariffs

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he is doubling tariffs on steel and aluminum from Turkey amid heightened tensions between the two nations. Trump made his unexpected announcement on Twitter ...

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