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Democrat to force vote on Mexico tariffs if Trump follows through on threat

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said Thursday that he will introduce legislation to block President Trump from imposing new tariffs on Mexico....

Democrat to force vote on Mexico tariffs if Trump follows through on threat

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Trump's Threat of Tariffs on Mexico Prompts Outcry A day after President Trump threatened across-the-board tariffs on Mexico if it doesn’t stem the flow of migrants into the U.S., business groups and lawmakers expressed opposition and Mexico said it would meet to explore a diplomatic solution....
05:51, 2019-06-01

Team Trump backs off threat to slap tariffs on Mexico Team Trump on Wednesday appeared to back off the president’s threat to slap 5 percent tariffs on Mexican imports, with a top White House trade official suggesting they wouldn’t be needed because the US now has “the Mexicans’ attention” on border security. “We believe that these tariffs may not have ...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Mexico could tighten immigration controls to defuse Trump tariffs threat Andrés Manuel López Obrador hints at concession to USTalks over US president threat in Washington next week Mexico’s president hinted on Saturday that his country could tighten migration controls in order to defuse Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods. Andrés Manuel López Obrador...
23:34, 2019-06-01

Mexico readies list of US products for retaliation if Trump follows through with tariffs threat Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has received a list of U.S. products that his country would slap with tariffs if President Trump follows through with his threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods starting Monday....
04:01, 2019-06-06

Trump threat of tariffs on Mexico pushes stock futures lower U.S. stock futures were sharply lower as investors feared President Donald Trump’s threat of tariffs on Mexico exacerbated the risk of recession.        ...
16:51, 2019-05-31

Republican senator predicts Congress will try to vote down Trump tariffs on Mexico Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Tuesday he believes Congress would engage in a bipartisan vote to disapprove of President Trump's new tariffs on Mexico, should they go into effect next week....
01:34, 2019-06-05

Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico may imperil his economic agenda: experts His threat, which drew an outcry from a broad span of business groups and political figures, suddenly cast doubt on prospects for a new North American trade agreement and would would swell the prices Americans pay for countless items from avocados to clothes to medical devices....
18:17, 2019-06-01

GOP lawmakers discuss vote to block Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico, in what would be a dramatic act of defiance Republican aren’t eager for a fight with Trump. But some feel they might have to take action, as consensus grows that the new tariffs would amount to a tax increase on American businesses and consumers....
05:00, 2019-06-04

Trump: A vote for a Democrat is a vote against Israel President Donald Trump beat back criticism of his comments accusing American Jews who vote for Democrats of "great disloyalty" and went a step further on Wednesday, saying any vote for a Democrat is a vote against Israel....
20:34, 2019-08-21

Mexico Avoids Tariffs for Now, but the Threat Lingers The deal the U.S. and Mexico struck to prevent the U.S. from imposing tariffs largely reaffirms the countries’ commitments to existing measures on immigration but will allow Washington to keep up pressure on Mexico....
11:17, 2019-06-09

Maverick Democrat’s attempt to impeach Trump fails vote The vote showed that so far, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been successful in her effort to prevent a Democratic stampede toward impeachment before additional evidence is developed that could win over a public that has so far been skeptical about ousting Trump....
04:51, 2019-07-18

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02:17, 2019-08-22

Rep. Al Green to force impeachment vote against Trump A Democratic lawmaker says he will force a vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump by next week, a dramatic step that could force the Democrat-led House to consider the measure for the first time, even over the objection of Speaker Nancy Pelosi.“The President of the United Sta...
21:00, 2019-07-15

Democratic lawmaker tries to force U.S. House vote on Trump impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was again trying to referee an intra-party struggle among her Democratic colleagues over whether to take steps toward impeaching Republican President Donald Trump....
20:00, 2019-07-17

Trump's threat of new China tariffs sparks backlash from US retailers Industry warns of job losses and higher consumer prices after president targets another $300bn in importsUS retailers were lining up on Thursday night against Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on a fresh $300bn of Chinese imports in September, if a US-China trade deal can’t be struck.Financial...
01:51, 2019-08-02

Mexican president responds to Trump’s threat to impose tariffs Mexico’s president suggested he was open to tightening immigration controls following a threat from President Trump to impose tariffs if the US’s southern neighbor doesn’t put an end to illegal immigration to the States. Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador also said Saturday that a delega...
02:34, 2019-06-02

Trump's Mexican tariffs threat sends shudders through autos sector Shares of global automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on imports from Mexico, potentially upending a global manufacturing business model established decades ago....
18:00, 2019-05-31

Trump Says Tariffs on Mexico Are Likely President Trump said Tuesday he expects U.S. tariffs on Mexico to go into effect next week, despite ongoing negotiations to resolve a dispute over a surge in Central American migration to the U.S....
16:51, 2019-06-04

How Trump’s Proposed Mexico Tariffs Could Devastate Trump Country As the 2020 election approaches, more than a few Republican senators are voicing their opposition to opening a new front in the president's trade wars....
01:17, 2019-06-07

Trump still hangs tariff threat over Mexico despite deal STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he may renew his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues. Trump says in a series of tweets Sunday that, “if for some unknown reason” such cooperation fails, “we can always go back to our...
19:17, 2019-06-09

How Trump’s Mexico threat imperils his own economic agenda WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s vow to impose new tariffs on Mexican imports risks sabotaging not just his drive to forge more favorable trade deals but also a U.S. economy that he says has strengthened under his watch. Trump’s announcement Thursday that he would impose a 5% t...
06:17, 2019-06-01

Trump dangles tariff threat over Mexico despite deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled renewing his tariff threat on Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn't co-operate on border issues, as Democratic challengers criticized a deal reached to avert the tariffs as overblown....
04:34, 2019-06-10

Mexico president: won’t react desperately to Trump threat FILE- In this April 9, 2019, file photo, trucks wait to cross the border with the U.S. in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. In a surprise announcement that could compromise a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the count...
15:34, 2019-05-31

Trump ignores backlash, doubles down on threat to impose tariffs on Mexican imports U.S. manufacturers said the tariff, set to take effect June 10, would have devastating consequences on them and American consumers. U.S. stocks tumbled on Wall Street in response to Trump’s planned action....
14:51, 2019-06-01

On Politics: Trump to Hit Mexico With Tariffs The president plans to impose a 5 percent tariff on all imported goods from Mexico, a tax that would “gradually increase” until the flow of immigrants across the border stopped....
08:51, 2019-05-31

Business groups warn new Trump China tariffs threat hurts ability to plan President Trump’s threat to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods has hurt businesses' ability to plan, trade groups say, even though the tariffs are at least four weeks away and trade talks are ongoing....
10:17, 2019-08-03

Mexico and U.S. gear up for tariff talks, Trump doubles down on threat Top Mexican and U.S. officials on Sunday prepared for crunch talks next week aimed at averting a major trade clash after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose punitive tariffs on all Mexican goods in an intensifying dispute over migration....
23:17, 2019-06-02

Trump Mexico tariff threat rattles automakers, suppliers Railing against a wave of illegal immigrants across the southern U.S. border, President Trump threatened all goods from Mexico with a 5 percent tariff, and would increase the duty each month until it hits 25 percent on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes immediate action. Shares of automakers and suppliers ...
18:51, 2019-05-31

Mexico and U.S. gear up for tariff talks as Trump doubles down on threat Mexican and U.S. officials were preparing on Sunday for upcoming talks aimed at averting a major trade clash after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose punitive tariffs on all Mexican goods in an intensifying dispute over migration....
06:00, 2019-06-03

President Trump Still Floats Tariff Threat Over Mexico Despite Deal (STERLING, Va.) — 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 for the White House said the last-minute deal to avert trade penalties was ov...
00:34, 2019-06-10

Trump says he thinks Mexico wants a deal, tariff threat stands U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he thinks Mexico wants to make a deal in the neighbors' immigration dispute, but that he will go ahead with tariffs on Mexican goods if it does not do more to control migration....
19:51, 2019-06-05

Mexico-Linked Stocks Hit by Trump Tariffs Investors punished shares of companies with exposure to Mexico after President Trump said the U.S. would impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports....
21:34, 2019-05-31

GM would be hit hardest if Trump imposes tariffs on Mexico General Motors stands to lose the more than Ford Motor Co. or Fiat Chrysler Automobiles if President Trump's tweets on tariffs and trade take form.        ...
03:51, 2019-06-01

Mulvaney: Trump 'deadly serious' about new tariffs against Mexico White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that President Donald Trump is "absolutely deadly serious" about imposing new tariffs on Mexico....
02:51, 2019-06-03

Here are the states where Trump’s Mexico tariffs would hit hardest A handful of U.S. states — including some that will play big roles in the 2020 election — will feel the brunt of the pain from President Donald Trump‘s new tariffs on imports from Mexico. On Thursday night, the president said the U.S. would put 5% duties on all Mexican imports on June 10 to pu...
03:51, 2019-06-01

Trump's Mexico Tariffs Could Hit Americans at Pump President Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexico could wreak havoc on the U.S. refining industry, potentially raising prices at the gas pump for American consumers just as the summer driving season begins....
05:51, 2019-06-01

Trump expects tariffs on Mexico to go in effect President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration. Trump says "millions" of migrants entering the U.S. through Mexico is "unacceptable" and that Mexico must stop it. (June 4)        ...
20:51, 2019-06-04

Why Trump’s Threatened Mexico Tariffs Are Really Bad News for BMW BMW executives opened the automaker’s first Mexican assembly plant extolling its value for the coming years, just a week after President Donald Trump threatened a fresh tariff threat on Mexican goods. BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant, set in the vast arid plains of San Luis Potosi in no...
17:51, 2019-06-06

Trump could face new GOP rebuke on Mexico tariffs President Donald Trump could face yet another disapproval vote in Congress if he moves forward with new tariffs on Mexico, potentially setting up a major clash with Senate Republicans. Trump has threatened to impose broad, increasing tariffs starting at 5 percent on imports from Mexico to force the...
08:51, 2019-06-04

Which States Will Be Hit Hardest by Trump’s Tariffs on Mexico Tariffs on Mexican imports will ripple across the United States and could cause significant pain for consumers and businesses, even those far from the southwestern border....
01:17, 2019-06-06

Trump could threaten Mexico with tariffs over immigration President Trump is reportedly planning to threaten Mexico with new sanctions in order to encourage the country to crack down on illegal border crossings of migrants coming from Central America....
01:34, 2019-05-31

Mexico says would be disastrous if Trump imposes new tariffs Mexico's deputy foreign minister for North America, Jesus Seade, said on Thursday that it would be disastrous if U.S. President Donald Trump goes through with his threat to impose new tariffs on Mexico....
02:34, 2019-05-31

Trump 'deadly serious' about Mexico tariff threat, White House aide says Mulvaney: ‘We intentionally left the declaration sort of ad hoc’Mexico indicates concessions on migrants issue to avoid tariffsDonald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico, his chief of staff said on Sunday, even though the president “intentionally left the declarat...
04:01, 2019-06-03

Global stocks decline, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat European stocks tumble and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes....
12:34, 2019-05-31

U.S., Mexico start trade talks after Donald Trump's tariff threat Top economic officials of the U.S. and Mexican governments meet in Washington Monday to discuss trade, just days after President Donald Trump threatened tariffs if Mexico doesn't stop migrants from crossing the border....
15:51, 2019-06-03

Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration....
23:51, 2019-06-03

Donald Trump calls into TV program to defend Mexico tariff threat President Donald Trump called into a cable news program Monday to refute comments by the chief of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who'd said his recent threat of tariffs on Mexico would cause harm to the U.S. economy....
19:34, 2019-06-10

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
23:51, 2019-05-31

Wall St. skids, jolted by Trump's surprise tariff threat on Mexico U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, as the S&P 500 closed out the month with its biggest May slump since 2010, after President Donald Trump's surprise threat of tariffs on Mexico fueled fears that a trade war on multiple fronts could lead to a recession....
23:51, 2019-05-31

Trump's Mexico Tariff Threat Trips Up Manufacturers Shifting Out of China The trade fight between the U.S. and China has pushed firms to shift manufacturing to Mexico to avoid tariffs and keep prices steady. Now the prospect of new U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods over immigration now threatens to disrupt that shift and drive up costs for American consumers....
21:34, 2019-06-02

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico next week....
02:00, 2019-06-05

Former Commerce secretary: Trump's 5% tariffs on Mexico will go into place but not any further Former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez says he doesn't see how a comprehensive agreement between Mexico and the U.S. can be made over the weekend....
16:34, 2019-06-06

The Latest: GOP senators oppose Trump’s Mexico tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes t...
04:17, 2019-06-05

Trump's demand to Mexico: Keep migrants or suffer tariffs Meetings between U.S. and Mexican officials were expected to continue at the White House at 2 p.m., an administration official told CNBC Thursday morning....
20:51, 2019-06-06

Trump’s Threatened Tariffs On Hold After Deal With Mexico WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has put on hold his plan to begin imposing tariffs on Mexico on Monday, saying the U.S. ally will take “strong measures” to reduce the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. But the deal he announced after returning from a trip ...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Wall Street slumps over Trump's Mexico tariffs Stocks on Wall Street tumbled after the announcement of fresh US tariffs on Mexico. The news also caused the Mexican peso to plunge in the foreign exchange market....
02:00, 2019-06-01

President Trump Says Tariffs on Mexico Suspended Indefinitely WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced late Friday that he had suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country “has agreed to take strong measures” to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. But the deal the two neighbors agr...
19:51, 2019-06-08

Trump expects Mexico tariffs to go into effect next week President Trump said Tuesday that his administration would likely go ahead and impose new tariffs on Mexico on Monday despite talks this week between the White House and Mexican officials to resolve the situation....
01:34, 2019-06-05

Trump: Mexico talks are going ‘great’ — but tariffs will still happen President Trump on Thursday said talks with Mexico are progressing but warned that he’s ready to roll out tariffs on Mexican imports even as Republicans threatened to block them in Congress. “We’re having a great talk with Mexico. We’ll see what happens. But something pretty ...
15:51, 2019-06-06

Trump Is "Deadly Serious" On Imposing Tariffs On Mexico, Says Top Aide Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on Mexico over immigration on Sunday as a top aide warned that the US president is "deadly serious" about imposing tariffs on imports from the southern neighbor....
10:51, 2019-06-03

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legislation that would face formidable hurdles to enactment....
02:01, 2019-06-06

Trump says tariffs on Mexico will stem illegal immigration WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports next week in a dispute over illegal immigration. Trump tweeted Sunday: “America has had enough.” The president ...
18:51, 2019-06-02

Trump says tariffs on Mexico likely, decries migrant 'onslaught' President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would probably defy Mexico, U.S. business groups and lawmakers from his own party and impose new tariffs on all imports from Mexico to pressure authorities there to clamp down on illegal immigration into the United States....
21:51, 2019-06-04

Markets Right Now: Trump’s Mexico tariffs sink stocks NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are falling sharply on Wall Street after President Donald Trump surprised investors with tariffs on Mexican imports. Carmakers, which could be especially vulnerable to business disruptions from the ta...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Trump calls off Mexico tariffs with deal on migrants The deal preempts the president's planned 5 percent tariff on Mexican imports to the U.S. -- including autos and auto parts -- that was to have started Monday and could have risen to 25 percent later this year....
08:00, 2019-06-08

US To Hit Mexico With Tariffs Over 'Illegal Migrants': Donald Trump Washington will impose a five percent tariff on all goods from Mexico starting June 10, a measure that will last until "illegal migrants" stop coming through the country into the US, President Donald......
07:51, 2019-05-31

Trump to slap tariffs on Mexico over migrant flows The 5 percent duty would take effect on June 10 “until such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our country, STOP,” Trump said in a Twitter post late Thursday....
07:34, 2019-05-31

For many Texas Republicans, Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico go too far The GOP members of congress who represent Texas are caught between loyalty to the president and the potentially severe economic consequences to their state....
03:51, 2019-06-07

How Trump’s Mexico Tariffs Could Backfire and Increase Immigration President Donald Trump wants to slap tariffs on Mexico if it doesn’t slow migration to the United States, but experts on trade and Latin America warn that the measures could end up driving even more people to head north. Frustrated by continued arrival of migrants fleeing poverty and violence ...
09:51, 2019-06-05

Trump calls off tariffs on Mexico after deal on migration The United States and Mexico reached a deal on Friday to avert a tariff war, with Mexico pledging to take "strong measures" to contain the migration of mostly Central Americans crossing the southern U.S. border, a surge in recent months that has overwhelmed U.S. resources....
04:17, 2019-06-08

Trump Calls Off Plan to Impose Tariffs on Mexico President Trump said Friday evening on Twitter that the “Tariffs scheduled to be implemented by the U.S. on Monday, against Mexico, are hereby indefinitely suspended.”...
04:17, 2019-06-08

On Mexico border, Republican business owners oppose Trump's tariff threat A lifelong Republican, Russ Jones supports President Donald Trump and agrees he needs to take action to deal with an immigration crisis on the border with Mexico....
22:51, 2019-06-09

Mexico eyes Brazil for U.S. asylum deal as Trump revives tariff threat Mexico and the United States may explore additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, with the threat of tariffs hanging over Mexico if it does not do enough to satisfy U.S. demands, officials said on Monday....
01:17, 2019-06-11

WRAPUP 4-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
02:51, 2019-06-01

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....
00:51, 2019-06-06

Japanese stocks set to trade higher as Trump stands down on Mexico tariff threat Stocks in Japan were set to trade higher on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement last week that tariffs would not be slapped on Mexican goods....
02:17, 2019-06-10

Mexico eyes Brazil for U.S. asylum deal, Trump revives tariff threat Mexico and the United States might consider additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, including measures to bind Brazil and Panama into their efforts, Mexico's foreign minister said on Monday....
22:51, 2019-06-10

GOP Splits With President Trump as Senators Loudly Oppose Mexico Tariff Threat WASHINGTON — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump said they’d be “foolish&#...
09:51, 2019-06-05

WRAPUP 5-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
06:34, 2019-06-01

Trump Suspends New Tariffs After US, Mexico Reach Agreement On Migration The United States and Mexico have reached an agreement on migration, President Donald Trump announced late Friday, with the punishing tariffs he had been threatening "indefinitely suspended."...
08:51, 2019-06-08

Trump claims US companies will leave Mexico if he imposes tariffs President Trump predicted on Sunday that American companies operating south of the border will return to the United States because of his threat to impose tariffs if Mexico doesn’t crack down and stop illegal immigration. ​”People have been saying for years that we should talk to Mexico....
15:34, 2019-06-02

White House: President Trump ‘Deadly Serious’ About Mexico Tariffs WASHINGTON — A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico but acknowledged there are no concrete benchmarks being set to assess whether the U.S. ally was stemming the flow of migrants enough to...
23:51, 2019-06-02

Automakers say Trump's threatened Mexico tariffs would cost billions Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to slap tariffs on Mexican-made goods could cost its major suppliers $1 billion, highlighting growing concern in the U.S. auto sector about the potential damage of a new front in the Trump administration's trade wars....
21:51, 2019-06-04

Trump dismisses attempt by ‘abuser’ Mexico to negotiate tariffs President Trump Sunday derided Mexico's effort to negotiate away his threat to impose 5% tariffs, calling the nation an "abuser" of the United States and declaring, "America has had enough."...
20:34, 2019-06-02

GOP senators hope Trump is bluffing on Mexico tariffs so they don't have to block them Mitch McConnell and members of the Senate GOP caucus hope Trump will scrap tariffs on Mexico before they have to decide whether to rebuke the president....
23:17, 2019-06-04

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....
23:17, 2019-06-02

Trump calls off tariffs after Mexico vows to tighten borders The United States and Mexico struck a deal on Friday to avert a tariff war, with Mexico agreeing to rapidly expand a controversial asylum program and deploy security forces to stem the flow of illegal Central American migrants....
08:17, 2019-06-08

US STOCKS-Futures rise after Trump calls off Mexico tariffs U.S. stock index futures rose on Monday after the United States abandoned plans to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, while a multi-billion dollar deal between United Technologies and Raytheon added to the upbeat mood....
14:51, 2019-06-10

Trump calls off tariffs as US and Mexico reach deal on immigration Mexico agrees to host more migrants seeking asylum in US and increase enforcement on southern borderThe US and Mexico have reached an agreement to stave off import tariffs on Mexican goods, officials confirmed on Friday evening.Trump had threatened to impose 5% import tariffs on all Mexican goods if...
05:51, 2019-06-08

| Mexico scrambles to slow migrants as Trump tariffs loom Mexico scrambled to slow the flow of Central American migrants to the United States as talks continued in Washington to head off US President Donald Trump's threat of potentially catastrophic tariffs on Mexican goods....
21:17, 2019-06-07

Trump suspends tariffs on Mexico after deal on immigration reached U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he has indefinitely suspended the threat of tariffs against Mexico after reaching "a signed agreement" on immigration....
02:51, 2019-06-08

Trump Is Said to Have Overruled Kushner and Other Aides in Threatening Mexico With Tariffs President Trump sided with hard-liners in the administration over the objections of top aides, who said punishing Mexico with tariffs would be risky, multiple officials and people briefed on the plan said....
21:51, 2019-06-01

Trump threatens more tariffs on Mexico over part of immigration deal President Donald Trump on Monday hinted more details were to come about a migration pact the United States signed with Mexico last week, saying another portion of the deal with Mexico would need to be ratified by Mexican lawmakers....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Chamber of Commerce could challenge Trump's Mexico tariffs in court The Chamber of Commerce may give President Trump a legal fight over his plan to slap 5% tariffs on all Mexican goods, eventually rising to 25%, if the country doesn't crack down on immigration to the U.S....
04:17, 2019-06-01

Produce industry worries as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs SAHUARITA, Ariz. – President Donald Trump threatened to put tariffs on Mexican imports if our southern neighbors don’t step up and what the president calls remedy the illegal immigration problem. Lance Jungmeyer is the president of the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas. “Co...
08:34, 2019-06-01

Mnuchin and Lighthizer were opposed to Trump tariffs on Mexico, source says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer opposed President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on Mexico, according to a source close to the White House....
19:34, 2019-05-31

Wall Street reels as Trump threatens tariffs on Mexico Wall Street's main indexes fell sharply on Friday, hit by fears that President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico could prove the trigger that pushes the United States into recession....
18:00, 2019-05-31

Trump Says Hefty Tariffs on Cars and Other Goods From Mexico Are off the Table A mere nine days ago, President Donald Trump was out there on The Twitter threatening tariffs on Mexican-made goods—including cars and trucks—that would be destabilizing to the auto industry, a new North American trade agreement and American consumers. Those tariffs, Trump said, would start at 5 per...
23:17, 2019-06-08

Mexico to Lobby White House as Trump's Tariffs Loom Mexican officials plan to lobby Trump administration officials at the White House on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to head off tariffs that the president has threatened to impose starting Monday amid a dispute over border security....
21:51, 2019-06-05

Auto stocks fall as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Railing against a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern U.S. border, President Trump said he would hit all goods coming from Mexico with a 5 percent tariff, and would increase that each month until reaching 25 percent on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes immediate action....
14:34, 2019-05-31

Mexico Lobbies White House as Trump's Tariffs Loom New figures Wednesday showed U.S. apprehensions at the southern border accelerated, as Mexican officials made a last-ditch effort to head off tariffs President Trump has threatened on Mexican imports unless the country does more to stop the flow of migrants....
23:17, 2019-06-05

Republicans threaten revolt, may block Trump's Mexico tariffs Republicans are warning that President Donald Trump could face a shocking rebellion against him on the Senate floor if the president slaps Mexico with wide-ranging tariffs.At a closed-door lunch Tuesday, two Trump administration officials laid out the president’s view: There is a crisis at the borde...
04:34, 2019-06-05

Trump Sees Progress in Mexico Talks But ‘Not Nearly Enough’ to Halt Tariffs (WASHINGTON) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks late Wednesday, but President Donald Trump declared it was “not nearly enough” to halt the import taxes he is holding out as a way to force Mexico to ...
04:51, 2019-06-06

Automakers tremble in Asia as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Shares of major Asian automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on imports from Mexico from next month, potentially upending a decades-old business model of global manufacturers....
09:17, 2019-05-31

Trump announces escalating tariffs on Mexico over migrant surge President Trump said on Thursday that his administration will impose tariffs on Mexico until the country somehow stops the flow of migrants coming across the US-Mexico border. Trump said on Twitter that the tariffs will go into effect in a matter of days and the levies could get more severe over tim...
06:51, 2019-05-31

Republicans weigh vote against Trump's tariff plan against Mexico: report Republican lawmakers are gearing up for a vote to potentially override President Trump's planned tariff on Mexico this month as an unmoved Trump reportedly remains defiant of his party’s warnings....
14:00, 2019-06-04

Trump's Mexico tariff threat shows Congress must reclaim trade powers and much more From trade to energy to health care to transportation, Trump is exercising legislative powers past Congresses gave presidents. Time to take them back.       ...
13:34, 2019-06-13

Jonah Goldberg: Trump Mexico tariff threat could 'scuttle' planned replacement of NAFTA President Trump's tariff threat against Mexico could complicate plans to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to Jonah Goldberg....
03:51, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Japanese automaker shares hit as Trump threatens Mexico with tariffs Shares in Japan's major automakers sank on Friday after U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on Mexican imports next month, potentially affecting vehicles made in Mexico and sold north of the border....
06:01, 2019-05-31

Trump adviser, influential senator cast doubt on Mexico tariffs A White House trade adviser and a leading Republican senator said on Wednesday that a U.S. plan to impose tariffs on Mexican goods might not go into effect, offering hope for Mexico and American businesses concerned about economic damage from a new front in President Donald Trump's trade wars....
19:51, 2019-06-05

S&P 500 futures jump as trading resumes after Trump calls off tariffs on Mexico U.S. equity futures rose when trading resumed on Sunday after the United States and Mexico struck a deal late Friday to avert a tariff war, with Mexico agreeing to meet U.S. demands to stem the flow of illegal Central American migrants....
04:17, 2019-06-10

US and Mexico reach agreement to avoid tariffs, says US President Donald Trump President Donald Trump has said he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country "has agreed to take strong measures" to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States....
15:00, 2019-06-08

Trump ready to threaten Mexico with tariffs over immigration: Washington Post U.S. President Donald Trump is preparing to threaten Mexico with tariffs in an effort to get the country to crack down on migrants seeking asylum in the United States, the Washington Post reported on Thursday....
01:17, 2019-05-31

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his threatened tariffs – calling the president’s claims “overblown” and arguing that he has hurt the economic ties between Washington and its closest neighb...
23:17, 2019-06-09

Auto stocks fall overseas as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Railing against a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern U.S. border, President Trump said he would hit all goods coming from Mexico with a 5 percent tariff, and would increase that each month until reaching 25 percent on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes immediate action....
13:34, 2019-05-31

Japan automaker shares hit as Trump announces tariffs on Mexico imports Shares in Japan's major automakers sank on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States will impose a 5% tariff on all imports from Mexico from next month, as the move was seen affecting vehicles made in Mexico and sold north of the border....
06:01, 2019-05-31

UPDATE 4-Trump's threatened Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to slap tariffs on Mexican-made goods could cost its major suppliers $1 billion, highlighting growing concern in the U.S. auto sector about the potential damage of a new front in the Trump administration's trade wars....
22:51, 2019-06-04

Amid Criticism, Trump Defends Mexico Deal Avoiding Tariffs STERLING, Va. (AP) — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up existing efforts. Trump defended the agreement...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Donald Trump defends tariffs on Mexico as stock markets reel After 5% tariff announced, president tweets ‘Mexico has taken advantage of the US for decades’Donald Trump has defended his decision to impose new tariffs on Mexico as stock markets worldwide were rattled by fears of an escalation in trade tensions.“Mexico has taken advantage of the United States fo...
18:17, 2019-05-31

Trump’s ‘Deal’ to Avoid Tariffs on Mexico Was Negotiated Months Ago, Report Says Just hours after President Donald Trump announced successful negotiations to avoid placing 5% tariffs on all Mexican goods imported into the U.S., The New York Times reported that most of the measures already had been agreed to months ago....
00:34, 2019-06-09

Trump warns 'not nearly enough' progress made during Mexico negotiations, tariffs imminent President Trump declared Wednesday evening that "not nearly enough" progress was being made in last-minute negotiations with Mexico, as the U.S. prepares to impose escalating tariffs on the country unless it does more to stop the rush of illegal immigrants arriving at the southern border....
10:51, 2019-06-06

| Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement on migration and tariffs 'indefinitely suspended' US President Donald Trump has said that Washington had reached an agreement with Mexico on migration, and that the punishing tariffs he had been threatening were "indefinitely suspended"....
14:51, 2019-06-08

Donald Trump: 'Good chance' of deal to avoid tariffs on Mexico President Donald Trump indicated there's "a good chance" of reaching a deal with Mexico to avoid imposing a 5 percent tariff on the country next week in retaliation for an influx of migrants at the southern border....
23:17, 2019-06-07

Mexico draws red line on asylum in talks to stop Trump tariffs Mexico on Monday made clear it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration....
18:51, 2019-06-03

Trump sees 'good chance' of deal with Mexico to avert tariffs Despite a more optimistic tone to negotiations, President Trump also warned in a tweet on Friday that if there’s no accord, Mexico will begin paying 5 percent tariffs on all goods sent to the U.S. starting Monday....
21:17, 2019-06-07

Mexico Sets Domestic Priorities Aside to Assuage Trump and Avert Tariffs President Andrés Manuel López Obrador agreed to divert scant resources to controlling migration instead of fulfilling promises like combating violence....
23:01, 2019-06-08

Trump's Mexico tariffs could cost Detroit automakers billions Detroit automakers face billions in lost profits from tariffs on imports from Mexico announced Thursday by President Donald Trump, said an assessment.        ...
03:51, 2019-06-01

Business groups warn Trump's new tariffs on Mexico jeopardize USMCA The nation's leading business trade associations warned that President's Trump's decision to slap tariffs on Mexico to force it to halt mass immigration into the United States could backfire and undermine a key policy goal of the administration: passage of the U.S.–Mexico–Canada Agreement on trade. ...
21:51, 2019-05-31

Trump’s Threatened Tariffs on Mexico Are Already Wreaking Havoc With American Companies The surprise announcement by President Donald Trump of an escalating tariff regime against Mexico sent ripples through almost every economic sector in the U.S., hammering American companies that sell automobiles or run railroads, grow vegetables or build power infrastructure. Trump tweeted late Thur...
19:17, 2019-05-31

Trump's Mexico tariffs could be 'extremely problematic' for the revamped NAFTA, trade official says Trump's announcement for a 5% tariff on goods from Mexico is "so far only an announcement," the head of Mexico's Trade & NAFTA Office says....
17:00, 2019-06-01

Vulnerable Cory Gardner warns Trump's Mexico tariffs will wreck economy GOP Sen. Cory Gardner is raising the alarm about President Donald Trump’s tariff threat just three days before the president’s proposed new penalties against Mexican imports take effect. The Colorado Republican distributed a letter to his 100 colleagues on Friday afternoon warning that “current and...
20:00, 2019-06-07

U.S. refiners warn Trump: Mexico tariffs could result in higher fuel prices U.S. refiners warned the Trump administration that tariffs on imports from Mexico could deliver a punishing blow to refiners and raise the cost of gasoline just as the U.S. driving season kicks into high gear, according to sources familiar with the discussions....
02:01, 2019-06-06

Trump warns 'foolish' Republican senators in rare clash over Mexico tariffs Lawmakers in president’s own party voice firm opposition to threat over MexicoIn a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the US from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump sa...
06:17, 2019-06-05

Trump faces growing Republican revolt over Mexico tariffs – live updates Senate Republicans dismiss Trump’s plan and threaten vetoPresident wants to slap tariffs on goods imported from MexicoSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.15pm BST Donald Trump joined world leaders to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day in Portsmouth on the final day of his ...
15:34, 2019-06-05

Trump raises specter of imposing 'very profitable' new tariffs on Mexico despite deal breakthrough 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 seek to impose punishing tariffs on Mexico if its cooperati...
02:17, 2019-06-10

Trump vows rapid, high tariffs on Mexico unless illegal immigration ends U.S. President Donald Trump, responding to a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern border, vowed on Thursday to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, starting at 5% and ratcheting much higher until the flow of people ceases....
09:17, 2019-05-31

Ready for More Expensive Guac, Beer and Cars? How Trump’s Mexico Tariffs Could Affect You It’s effectively a tax on partying: Just in time for summer in the U.S., the cost of chilling out with some guacamole and a margarita is about to go up for consumers. President Donald Trump on May 30 issued a new threat to slap tariffs of as much as 25% on goods from Mexico, an escalation in h...
16:34, 2019-05-31

Companies rush to export goods out of Mexico ahead of Trump’s proposed tariffs Trump says he will impose five per cent tariffs on all goods imported from Mexico starting Monday unless the country does more to stop the flow of Central American immigrants into the U.S....
02:00, 2019-06-08

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ shared border, while downplaying the criticism of President Trump for threatening to impose tariffs on...
23:17, 2019-06-09

Congressman threatens to block Donald Trump's tariffs as talks with Mexico enter second day The Democratic chairman of a key congressional committee says he will take steps to block President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico.        ...
05:51, 2019-06-07

WRAPUP 1-Trump vows rapid, high tariffs on Mexico unless illegal immigration ends U.S. President Donald Trump, responding to a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern border, vowed on Thursday to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, starting at 5% and ratcheting much higher until the flow of people ceases....
07:51, 2019-05-31

UPDATE 6-Trump vows rapid increase in tariffs on Mexico unless illegal immigration ends President Donald Trump, incensed by a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern border, vowed on Thursday to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, starting at 5% and ratcheting higher until the flow of people ceases. Trump's move dramatically ramped up his battle to control a tide o...
06:01, 2019-05-31

Trump sees 'good chance' of Mexico migration deal as clock ticks down to tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was a "good chance" that the United States would be able to reach a deal with Mexico over a surge of migrants on their common border, although his administration was still pushing ahead with a plan to slap import tariffs on all Mexican goods next week...
22:51, 2019-06-07

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18:17, 2019-05-31

Trump announces escalating tariffs against Mexico, starting at 5 percent, until illegal immigrants 'STOP' President Trump on Thursday announced a new 5 percent tariff on Mexico beginning in early June, saying the levy will "gradually increase" until the ongoing illegal immigration surge at the southern border is "remedied."...
02:34, 2019-05-31

Trump Threatens Mexico Tariffs Until 'Illegal Immigration' Stops and It's Already Spooking The Auto Industry Trump is threatening more tariffs, FCA-Renault makes more big promises they might not be able to keep, and Brexit continues to be astoundingly bad for the entire world. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 31, 2019....
16:17, 2019-05-31

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?       ...
02:17, 2019-06-12

Trump Says Mexico ‘Wants to Make a Deal’ as Mexican Officials Head to White House to Avoid Tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, the Mexican foreign minister, has been meeting with Washington officials all week as Mexico tries to head off President Trump’s threatened tariffs....
19:34, 2019-06-05

Trump advisor Navarro: Mexico exports 'illegal aliens' and tariffs are linked to national emergency "If you look at it from an investor's point of view and a corporate point of view, what we have in Mexico is the export, one of their high exports, of illegal aliens. And it's a criminal enterprise," Navarro said....
16:51, 2019-05-31

Mexico deploys military to curb migration, reportedly offers major concessions as Trump tariffs loom With just days to go until the Trump administration is set to impose punishing tariffs on Mexico unless the country halts the unprecedented flow of illegal immigrants across the southern border, numerous signs that Mexico would capitulate emerged Thursday -- but it remained unclear Friday morning wh...
08:51, 2019-06-07

Trump: Latest Mexico tariffs will bring jobs back to US, fight drug smuggling, remedy trade deficit Trump has identified several unrelated issues that he claims will benefit from the latest round of tariffs he has threatened to impose on Mexican imports. But they could also muddy the White House's argument for why urgent action is needed....
19:00, 2019-05-31

Air Force warns about nationwide threat of ‘incels’ Air Force instructors have been warning troops about the growing threat of radicalized “incels” — aka guys who can’t find women to sleep with them, a report says. Airmen stationed at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland were recently briefed on the “involuntary celibates,R...
02:34, 2019-06-22

Trump's tariff threat over migration prompts sharp response from Mexico: 'There is a clear limit' Mexican officials are trying to reverse the Trump administration's decision to slap a 5% tariff on imports, in response to migration crisis.        ...
16:34, 2019-06-03

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied talks.        ...
00:00, 2019-06-11

'A giant game of chicken': GOP lawmakers warn against Trump's threatened tariffs on Mexico GOP lawmakers pressed the White House to negotiate with Mexico on tariffs and said Trump could face a legislative rebuke if he goes through with them.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-05

Some UK Conservatives to try to force new confidence vote in Prime Minister May: The Sun Senior backbenchers on the Tory 1922 committee's executive will mount a new bid to force a confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May during a lunchtime Commons address on Wednesday, The Sun reported on Tuesday....
02:34, 2019-05-22

China retaliatory tariffs on US goods come into force No end seems to be in sight for the bitter trade spat between the US and China, as Beijing's retaliatory tariffs on US goods kick in. China now plans to create a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign firms....
18:17, 2019-05-31

MPs vote to oppose next PM suspending Parliament to force no-deal Brexit Tory MPs and ministers staged a massive revolt today to block the next prime minister from suspending Parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit....
19:34, 2019-07-18

U.S. small-cap stocks under renewed threat from tariffs Last week's announcement of more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods may have undermined the prospects for small-cap stocks to rebound this year, even after a brief respite from the Federal Reserve's recent interest-rate cut. Just a day after the Fed cut interest rates for the first time in more than a...
22:51, 2019-08-08

Threat of Mexican tariffs, US companies in the crossfire The surprise announcement by President Donald Trump of an escalating tariff regime against Mexico is sending ripples through almost every economic sector in the U.S., pulling at the shares of companies that make cars, operate railroads, or sell anything with produce. And whether it’s avocadoes...
16:17, 2019-05-31

US may target Scotch whisky in new EU tariffs threat The United States has escalated a threatened trade fight with the EU over aircraft subsidies, by extending the list of products it could impose tariffs on....
11:51, 2019-07-02

Northrop Grumman receives $46M order for eight Air Force threat simulation, training systems Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $46 million delivery order from the U.S. Air Force for eight joint threat emitter units for electronic warfare simulation and training....
22:34, 2019-05-21

Mitch McConnell promises to force Democrats on border vote next week Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he'll force Democrats to vote on President Donald Trump's $4.5 million request for emergency funding at the border to show where lawmakers stand on the issue....
23:17, 2019-06-17

Bipartisan Senate duo to force vote on US-Saudi security relationship, arms sales A bipartisan Senate duo will kickstart proceedings on Monday to force a vote on the US-Saudi security relationship, including the US' recent $8.1 billion arms sale to the country, their offices announced Sunday....
10:51, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-EU redoubles threat to retaliate if U.S. raises auto tariffs The European Union is keen to work with Washington to reform the World Trade Organization and cooperate on common challenges to global trade, but will retaliate if Washington makes good on its threat to raise car tariffs, a top EU official said on Monday....
20:51, 2019-07-22

U.S. Auto Makers Sweat Under Threat of Tariffs on Mexican Imports President Trump’s threat to impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports foists fresh bad news on the U.S. auto industry, which had pinned hopes on a tentative deal reached last year to preserve free trade between the countries....
17:34, 2019-05-31

China delivers its most explicit threat to use military force in Hong Kong if protests get bigger and more violent REUTERS/Damir Sagolj Senior Chinese officials on Wednesday offered stern warnings to Hong Kong about China's ability to step in to handle protests that have rocked the city for over nine weeks. Zhang Xiaoming, the director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of China's State Council, said th...
17:17, 2019-08-08

Dow, stocks end lower on threat of tariffs on Mexican imports and recession fears The Dow closed lower Friday as stock investors were spooked by Trump's tariff hikes on Mexican goods and renewed recession fears.        ...
03:51, 2019-06-01

New Mexico man force-fed cat meth, battered girlfriend, police say A New Mexico man arrested in June for beating his girlfriend and harming his pets had charges against him upgraded after his cat tested positive for meth, authorities said Tuesday....
23:51, 2019-08-14

US Air Force base in New Mexico gets upgrade for ‘space defense’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Air Force has begun construction on a facility at Kirtland Air Force Base that officials say will play a role in the proposed “space defense.” The Albuquerque Journal reports the Air Force Research Laboratory’s $12.8 million Space Control Laboratory wil...
11:17, 2019-06-12

House Oversight Committee to vote on whether to force Kellyanne Conway to testify over alleged Hatch Act violations Jim Young/Reuters White House counselor Kellyanne Conway may be forced to testify before the House Oversight Committee if she doesn't attend a hearing this week concerning her Hatch Act violations. The Hatch Act prohibits employees in the executive branch from engaging in political activity while ...
23:17, 2019-06-23

Mexico seeks to neutralize tariff threat from the US WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico is going all out this week on the lobbying front. Top officials from the government, private sector and members of the country’s Congress make up the largest Mexican delegation dispatched to Washington since President Andrés Manuel López Obrador took office in December...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Tropical Storm Barbara gathers force far off southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — A tropical storm far off Mexico’s southern coast is on the verge of growing into a hurricane, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it could become a big one in the coming days. But Tropical Storm Barbara is heading out into the Pacific and poses no threat to land. The...
17:34, 2019-07-01

New Mexico governor slaps EPA for staying out of court fight with Air Force Democratic New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham accused the Environmental Protection Agency of violating federal law by refusing to aid the state in a lawsuit with the Air Force....
03:51, 2019-08-07

Tropical storm forms off Mexico, but not a threat to land Tropical Storm Henriette has formed off of Mexico’s Pacific coast, but forecasters say it’s likely to curve out to sea and weaken before hitting land...
18:34, 2019-08-12

U.S. Farmers See More Trouble in Fresh Mexico Tariff Threat Farm groups warned the White House against proposed new tariffs on Mexico, predicting they could trigger retaliatory trade actions from Mexico and again impede exports to one of the top markets for U.S. crops and meat....
05:51, 2019-06-01

US warns French digital services tax targets American companies, raising tariffs threat The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced Wednesday that it had launched an investigation into whether U.S. companies were being unfairly targeted by a tax on digital services expected to pass the French parliament Thursday, raising the threat of retaliatory tariffs....
02:34, 2019-07-11

Mexico Warns of Retaliation for U.S. Tariffs Mexico is exploring possible retaliation to the threat of U.S. tariffs on all of its exports but would rather convince the Trump administration that a negotiated solution is in both countries’ best interest, senior officials said Monday.....
01:51, 2019-06-04

Canada and Mexico lift tariffs against US Canada and Mexico both announced Monday they will lift tariffs they placed on the United States last year in retaliation for the Trump administration's effort to pressure them during negotiations for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade. That follows the U.S. agreeing Friday to exempt ...
22:34, 2019-05-21

Mexico starts talks in Washington early over U.S. tariff threat Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Sunday she would meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington on Monday, two days before the neighboring countries are due to discuss possible tariffs on Mexican goods....
23:17, 2019-06-02

Mexico cartel hangs bodies from city bridge in grisly show of force Jalisco New Generation cartel claims 19 deaths in UruapanDrug gangs believed to be fighting for control of avocado tradeThe merciless dogfight between Mexican drug cartels has produced its latest macabre spectacle with the discovery of 19 mutilated corpses – nine of them hung semi-naked from a bridg...
07:17, 2019-08-09

Mexico, US businesses weigh threatened tariffs President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, starting in June, has drawn the ire of both Mexico and the US business community who fear a negative impact on the economies of both countries. (June 3)        ...
22:51, 2019-06-03

U.S., Mexico Reach Deal to Avoid Tariffs The U.S. has reached a deal to avoid tariffs on Mexican imports, President Trump tweeted Friday, saying Mexico had agreed to take “strong measures” to slow migration over the southern U.S. border....
05:34, 2019-06-08

VP Mike Pence says Mexico tariffs still set for Monday Vice President Mike Pence says they are "encouraged" by Mexico's latest proposals to head off tariffs by stepping up efforts to halt illegal immigration at the southern border. But at this point, tariffs still are set to take effect Monday. (June 6)        ...
04:00, 2019-06-07

Senate GOP considers next moves on Mexico tariffs As President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration, Senate Republicans are debating whether they should try to block him. (June 4)        ...
03:51, 2019-06-05

Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions Faced with President Trump's tariff threat on Mexico, automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plans told Reuters....
02:00, 2019-06-05

US, Mexico begin talks to try and avoid tariffs US President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico to put pressure on the country to keep migrants from crossing into the US. Mexico has said the tariffs would only make the migration problem worse....
18:17, 2019-06-03

New U.S.-Mexico deal avoids tariffs on tomatoes The United States and Mexico have reached a deal to avoid a 25 percent tariff on imports of Mexican tomatoes, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced Wednesday....
05:51, 2019-08-22

Mexico, China tariffs driving markets down Stocks tumbled on Wall Street Friday after the U.S. announced plans to expand its trade war to Mexico. (May 31)        ...
23:00, 2019-05-31

Tariffs Loom Over Car Makers, Despite Mexico Deal The auto industry continues to weather trade-related fallout despite a deal the U.S. and Mexico struck that shelved President Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on imports....
18:51, 2019-06-13

Agreement reached to hold off Mexico tariffs President Trump tweeted Friday he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico. The Mexican Ambassador to the US said on Friday that the two countries will work together. (June 7)        ...
21:00, 2019-06-10

McConnell says 'not much support' for Mexico tariffs among U.S. Republicans U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday there was "not much support" among his fellow Republicans for President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico....
21:51, 2019-06-04

Conway defends Mexico tariffs, says not a ploy White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is defending President Donald Trumps use of tariffs against Mexico, says it's not a distraction from other issues. (May 31)        ...
02:34, 2019-06-01

No agreement reached to stave off Mexico tariffs After two days of talks between U.S. officials and Mexico, there is no agreement between the two sides to stave off 5 percent tariffs that are expected to begin Monday. (June 6)        ...
04:00, 2019-06-07

AZ Chamber: Tariffs on Mexico will hurt US economy As President Trump threatens to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico, the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry says consumers will pay the price when purchasing everything from avocados to autos. (May 31)        ...
09:34, 2019-06-01

Reeling from tariff threat, Mexico begins immigration talks in Washington Fighting to stave off punitive tariffs announced by U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior Mexican delegation was set to begin high level talks on Monday in Washington, where it will be pushed to do more to hold back Central American migrants....
10:17, 2019-06-03

Mexico's Economy Minister to meet Wilbur Ross over U.S. tariff threat Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Sunday she would meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington on Monday, two days before the neighboring countries are due to discuss possible tariffs on Mexican goods....
15:51, 2019-06-02

Ford’s Hinrichs expects quick resolution to Mexico tariff threat If President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported Mexican goods are implemented, Ford executive Joe Hinrichs said his company would be in a better position than many of its rivals....
19:17, 2019-06-06

Pompeo says tariff threat remains if Mexico fails on immigration commitments U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday the United States could still slap tariffs on Mexico if not enough progress was made on its commitment to stem illegal immigration....
22:51, 2019-06-10

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....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Bank of Mexico Maintains Interest Rates in Split Vote The Bank of Mexico kept interest rates unchanged Thursday in a split decision, citing risks for inflation from both domestic and external sources and a worsening outlook for economic growth....
00:17, 2019-06-28

US vows tariffs on Mexico until it stops border crossings Donald Trump's vaunted new trade deal with Mexico and Canada awaits ratification, however he now wants to impose tariffs. He has warned he will steadily jack up tariffs unless Mexico can stop border crossings....
06:17, 2019-05-31

Auto, Energy Industries Among Most Exposed to Mexico Tariffs President Trump’s plan to impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports threatens to increase costs for auto makers, raise prices at the gas pump for American consumers and disrupt shipments between the two countries....
19:51, 2019-06-01

Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions; GOP may block Faced with President Trump's tariff threat on Mexico, automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plans told Reuters. Meanwhile, Republican senators warned the administration they were prepared to block the tariffs, the Washington Post reported....
22:51, 2019-06-04

US, Mexico begin talks aimed at avoiding tariffs US President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico to put pressure on the country to keep migrants from crossing into the US. Mexico has said the tariffs would only make the migration problem worse....
01:34, 2019-06-04

Mexico’s tequila exporters warily eye US tariffs deadline EL ARENAL, Mexico (AP) — After decades of building a domestic market for Tequila Cascahuín, Salvador Rosales readied the family business for a plunge into the U.S. export market this year. He made sure he had a stable supply of high-quality blue agave, the succulent whose juice is distilled into teq...
07:17, 2019-06-07

Republican Senator predicts U.S. will not impose tariffs on Mexico Chuck Grassley, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, predicted on Wednesday that the United States and Mexico would strike a deal to avert tariffs President Donald Trump has threatened to impose on Mexican imports....
19:51, 2019-06-05

U.S. and Mexico Issue Joint Declaration on Migration and Tariffs Mexico agreed to take “unprecedented steps” to stop migrants from crossing its border into the United States, the State Department said. Read the statement here....
06:34, 2019-06-08

U.S. trade adviser Navarro: Mexico tariffs may not have to take effect White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Wednesday that U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods may not have to take effect because Washington now has Mexico's attention on the issue....
16:34, 2019-06-05

Factbox: Effect of potential Mexico tariffs on U.S. companies U.S. companies have begun to respond to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports with mixed comments on the effects they would have on them and their customers....
21:51, 2019-06-04

The Latest: McConnell hopes tariffs on Mexico don’t kick in WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 3 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he hopes President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico are avoided, saying Republicans are “not fans of tariffs.” The Kentucky ...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Mexico ready to retaliate if U.S. imposes tariffs: minister Mexico will be ready to retaliate in kind if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States, Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Friday....
22:17, 2019-06-14

Concern over Mexico tariffs grows in southern Arizona NOGALES – Concern is growing over the president’s promise to impose tariffs on Mexican imports. In a press conference in London Tuesday, President Trump said a 5 percent tariff will start next week. Produce distributors gathered in Nogales to express their displeasure with the idea. “We do not...
02:51, 2019-06-05

US briefing: Mexico tariffs, 'heartbeat' bills and LA homelessness Wednesday’s top story: Trump clashes with Republican senators over tariff threat. Plus, how McDonald’s became the heart of the US’s forgotten townsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:00, 2019-06-05

Companies in sprint to ship goods from Mexico before tariffs TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Companies are rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump. They are hurriedly sending cars, appliances and construction materials across the border to beat Monday’s deadline. Mexican-made t...
01:00, 2019-06-08

Logistical nightmare looms if Mexico tariffs go ahead American importers are warning the White House and members of Congress that a logistical nightmare could unfold if President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports starting Monday....
00:34, 2019-06-08

Republican senator predicts U.S. won't impose Mexico tariffs Sen. Chuck Grassley told reporters Mexican officials will offer a "long list of things" to avoid the duties in talks this week with their American counterparts, adding that he thinks a possible deal could be announced on Thursday night. ...
00:00, 2019-06-06

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports.        ...
13:17, 2019-06-03

Mexico central bank board member says this is 'game changer' after U.S. tariff threat Mexican central bank board member Jonathan Heath said on Twitter Thursday night "this is a game changer," after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico if the flow of illegal immigrants across the southern border is not stopped....
09:17, 2019-05-31

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20:17, 2019-06-01

Drink margaritas? Tequila prices are likely to rise because of U.S. tariffs on Mexico Donald Trump wants to raise tariffs on Mexico, a move that would raise consumer tequila prices and hurt revenue and employment south of the border.        ...
17:51, 2019-06-07

Senate Republicans Warn White House Against Mexico Tariffs In a contentious meeting at the Capitol, Senate Republicans told senior White House officials that they are prepared to resist tariffs on Mexico if President Trump pushes forward....
23:34, 2019-06-04

Mexico's Ebrard says talks with U.S. focused on migration flows, not tariffs Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said his meeting with U.S. officials on Wednesday focused on migration flows and what Mexico is trying to do to slow them rather than U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs over the issue....
02:01, 2019-06-06

U.S. Crude Edges Higher After U.S.-Mexico Deal to Avoid Tariffs Oil prices extended a recent rebound, climbing after the U.S. and Mexico reached an agreement to avoid a potentially devastating trade fight that would have further hurt the outlook for commodity demand....
22:34, 2019-06-10

U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Trump moves ahead with his economic threat to levy such imports on Monday....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Michigan, Texas would be most affected by Mexico tariffs, data shows President Trump's tariffs on Mexican products, slated to be implemented on Monday, would impact automotive imports valued at nearly $80 billion, according to an analysis of 2018 government data released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce....
18:17, 2019-06-07

US briefing: Mexico tariffs, Biden backpedals and homeopath claims Friday’s top story: Mexico tightens security at Guatemala border as Trump’s tariffs loom. Plus, was El Chapo really the last of the cartel kingpins?Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:34, 2019-06-07

Mexican peso rebounds on report that the US may delay Mexico tariffs The Mexican peso fell nearly 1% against the dollar after two ratings agencies lowered their credit outlook on the country amid the heightened trade tensions....
23:17, 2019-06-06

US briefing: Mexico tariffs, abortion rights and National Spelling Bee Friday’s top story: Trump announces tariffs on Mexico until ‘illegal immigration problem is remedied’. Plus, Raptors upset Warriors in their NBA finals debutSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:34, 2019-05-31

U.S., Mexico resume talks to avert tariffs as deadline approaches U.S. and Mexican negotiators resumed migration talks on Friday to try to avert a potential trade war that could hurt both countries' economies and rattle investors already nervous about Washington's escalating battle with China....
22:51, 2019-06-07

Mulvaney: Mexico tariffs a response to 'extraordinary circumstances' at the border Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said that the president’s move to impose tariffs on Mexico stemmed from “extraordinary circumstances” at the border, where Central Americans who have traversed Mexico are flooding into the United States....
20:34, 2019-06-02

Mexico hopes to reach migration deal with U.S. as tariffs loom Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as diplomatic talks were set to begin in Washington....
14:51, 2019-06-03

US, Mexico sign agreement to slow immigration, avoid tariffs President Donald Trump had threatened tariffs on all Mexican imports unless Mexico acted to slow illegal migration into the US. A new deal means they have avoided the threat, he announced....
04:34, 2019-06-08

The Latest: Pompeo hails Mexico’s work to avert tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. threats to impose tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 9:50 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is thanking his Mexican counterpart for his “hard work” after the two nations reached an agreement Friday to try to stem the flow of Central American ...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Mexico Has ‘Dignity Intact’ After Avoiding U.S. Tariffs, Chief Negotiator Says (TIJUANA, Mexico) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he was reluctantly prepared to slap retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods if negotiators in Washington had failed to strike a deal, addressing a boisterous celebratory rally Saturday in the border city of Tijuana....
19:51, 2019-06-09

Democrat tries to take down McConnell by accusing him of getting in Trump's way Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath aims to defeat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by accusing him of obstructing Trump's "drain the swamp" agenda....
15:17, 2019-07-17

U.S. weighs delaying Mexico tariffs as time for deal runs short Mexico is pushing for more time to negotiate over concerns the two sides won’t be able to reach agreement on all the steps Mexico would have to take to avert the tariffs, one person told Bloomberg. Trump has said the tariffs will be enacted on Monday....
23:34, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Navistar says too early to assess impact of proposed U.S. tariffs on Mexico Truck maker Navistar International Corp said on Tuesday it was too early to assess the impact on its Mexico operations from possible U.S. tariffs on the country....
19:01, 2019-06-04

Oil falls to lowest in nearly 3 months as US tariffs on Mexico stoke economy worries Oil prices dropped on Friday to their lowest in nearly three months after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would impose tariffs on imports from Mexico, stoking fears about global economic growth....
05:17, 2019-05-31

Toyota tells US dealers Mexico tariffs could cost suppliers up to $1 billion The email also told dealers that 65% of the Tacoma midsize pickup trucks it plans to sell in the U.S. market in 2019 will be imported from its plant in Baja, Mexico....
00:34, 2019-06-05

U.S. stock futures, Asian shares gain as Mexico tariffs averted U.S. stock futures and Asian shares rose on Monday after the United States dropped its threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in a deal to combat illegal migration from Central America, while weak U.S. jobs data raised hopes for U.S. interest rate cuts....
04:17, 2019-06-10

Mexico remains hopeful it can reach a migration deal with U.S. as tariffs loom Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday....
14:34, 2019-06-03

Grave concerns over tariffs reflected in Mexico’s diplomatic push for a deal The peso slid sharply, and the Mexican stock market slumped after President Trump’s threat to slap tariffs on all goods coming into the United States....
02:17, 2019-06-01

Volkswagen CEO meets top U.S. trade official as Mexico tariffs loom: sources Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Herbert Diess met on Monday with the top U.S. trade official, a week before new tariffs are set to hit imported Mexican vehicles, two people briefed on the matter said....
03:34, 2019-06-04

Mexico Tariffs To Go Ahead as Planned, Says White House as Talks Continue (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico are set to take effect Monday as planned, the White House said Friday, even as negotiators continued to meet to try to stave off his latest push to force the U.S. ally to stem the flow of Central American migrants into ...
12:51, 2019-06-08

As meetings begin and U.S. tariffs loom, Mexico hopes for migration deal Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as high-level talks were set to begin in Washington....
16:34, 2019-06-03

China tariffs could force 'widespread store closures' and put $40 billion in sales at risk 2019 has already been a tough year for retailers but the tariffs with China could put $40 billion of sales and 12,000 stores at risk, a report says.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

| Trump would be 'in handcuffs' if not president, says Democrat Warren Democratic White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren says that if Donald Trump was not protected by his presidential status, he would be "in handcuffs and indicted" for obstructing the investigation into Russia's 2016 election interference....
23:17, 2019-05-30

Top Senate Democrat says he is worried Trump will 'bumble' into war The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday he was worried that President Donald Trump may "bumble" into a war with Iran and he said there needed to be an open debate and a congressional decision on funding before any military operation was launched....
08:34, 2019-06-21

Trump says Squad is 'destroying the Democrat Party' President Trump called out the four freshman congresswomen known as the "Squad," claiming that not only are they bad for America as a whole, they are damaging their own party....
18:00, 2019-07-21

"China Hoping For A Democrat To Win To Rip Off America": Trump US President Donald Trump on Saturday took a swipe at China saying it wants to "badly" chalk out an agreement with his country in order to end the escalating trade friction between the two countries....
09:00, 2019-08-11

Family arrests at U.S.-Mexico border reach highest monthly level in over decade amid tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, an increase over the previous month and the highest monthly level since 2006, reaching what U.S. officials said on Wednesday were "crisis" levels....
01:51, 2019-06-06

White House trade adviser Navarro sees Mexico reacting 'favorably' to tariff threat: CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said in a television interview on Friday that he believes Mexico will respond "favorably" to U.S. President Donald Trump's demand that the country stop illegal immigration or face ratcheting tariffs....
18:00, 2019-05-31

White House stands firm on Monday deadline for Mexico tariffs: spokeswoman The White House is standing firm on its position that Mexico must make take significant new steps to halt the surge of Central American migrants by Monday, or face tariffs on its exports to the United States, spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Thursday....
00:51, 2019-06-07

No. 3 House Democrat says he believes Trump will eventually be impeached House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Sunday he believes President Donald Trump will eventually be impeached but cautioned that Democrats need to first lay the groundwork and educate the public on the process. "I have never said he should not be impeached. What I have said time and time again is, [sp...
22:34, 2019-06-02

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
22:34, 2019-06-15

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
05:51, 2019-06-16

Biden in his element in Iowa – is he still the Democrat most likely to beat Trump? The former vice-president’s folksy charm went down well at the state fair – but critics say the party needs a bolder 2020 candidateJoe Biden hardly seemed to be sweating.He was standing on a small wooden stage at the Iowa state fair, a large crowd around him, no shade in sight. He wore a dark polo a...
23:17, 2019-08-10

New poll says Biden is the only Democrat with a comfortable lead against Trump Evan Vucci/AP, NurPhoto via Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden is the only Democratic contender for the 2020 Election who holds a comfortable lead over President Donald Trump, according to a new poll. Biden led Trump by 10 points, well ahead of other Democratic contenders that scored eve...
09:00, 2019-07-08

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures, Asian shares gain as Mexico tariffs averted U.S. stock futures and Asian shares rose on Monday after the United States dropped its threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in a deal to combat illegal migration from Central America, while weak U.S. jobs data raised hopes for U.S. interest rate cuts....
05:17, 2019-06-10

White House economic adviser Hassett says his departure not linked to Mexico tariffs: CNBC White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett told CNBC on Monday that his departure from the post had been in the works for a while and is not linked to the recent announcement of tariffs on Mexico....
18:00, 2019-06-03

No. 4 House Democrat backs opening Trump impeachment inquiry Rep. Ben Ray Luján, the No. 4 House Democrat, announced his support for an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump on Monday. Luján, a close ally of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is the highest-ranking House Democrat to back impeachment thus far. The New Mexico Democrat, who curr...
22:00, 2019-08-19

Democrat Ilhan Omar says Donald Trump is a 'fascist' – video Representative Ilhan Omar has responded to Donald Trump's criticism of her as well as the chanting of 'send her back', which was heard at a Trump rally in North Carolina. Speaking at Capitol Hill on Thursday, she said 'we have said this president is racist' before later adding that she believes Trum...
00:51, 2019-07-19

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color, in a vote that provided an early snapshot of just how divided Democrats are over trying to oust him in the shadow of the...
04:51, 2019-07-18

House Democrat says support lacking for Trump impeachment inquiry A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but vowed quick court action to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference....
01:51, 2019-06-06

Democrat Biden slams Trump on trade as both visit Iowa Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Joe Biden criticized President Donald Trump over trade policies he said hurt farmers and choked the auto industry, as both 2020 White House candidates visit the early voting farm state of Iowa on Tuesday....
18:34, 2019-06-11

Pro-Immigrant Protesters Interrupt A Trump Rally And All He Can Say Is 'Democrat Mayor!' Pro-immigrant protesters interrupted Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday night while the president questioned the party affiliation of the mayor. Just over 30 minutes into his usual rambling campaign speech, Trump started in on people in favor of “open borders.”...
21:34, 2019-08-02

Democrat BET founder praises Trump, says party 'moved too far to the Left' Black Entertainment Television founder and Democrat Robert Johnson praised President Donald Trump for the state of the economy and also accused the Democratic Party of going too far to the Left in an interview with CNBC Tuesday....
21:00, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-BMW sells cars globally despite tariffs, no reason to change Mexico plans -board member BMW sees no reason to change its plans for Mexico in the wake of U.S. threats to slap duties on Mexican imports, a board member of the German carmaker said on Thursday, adding the company sells cars globally despite tariffs placed by most countries on imported vehicles....
19:00, 2019-06-06

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain as Mexico tariffs averted, yuan falls to 2019 lows U.S. stock futures and Asian shares rose on Monday after the United States dropped its threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in a deal to combat illegal migration from Central America, and as weak U.S. jobs data raised hopes for U.S. interest rate cuts....
05:17, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 2-BMW sells cars globally despite tariffs, no reason to change Mexico plans -board member BMW sees no reason to change its plans for Mexico in the wake of U.S. threats to slap duties on Mexican imports, a board member of the German carmaker said on Thursday, adding the company sells cars globally despite tariffs placed by most countries on imported vehicles....
04:34, 2019-06-07

Top-ranking House Democrat favors Trump impeachment inquiry – live Representative Ben Ray Luján, the assistant House speaker, endorses opening an impeachment inquiry, Politico reportsSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.20pm BST Here’s the lineup for this afternoon’s press conference with Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, who were deni...
21:00, 2019-08-19

Fourth-ranking House Democrat backs Trump impeachment inquiry Assistant House speaker Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., announced his support for an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, saying his presidency is creating "grave national concerns."...
10:17, 2019-08-20

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....
20:17, 2019-05-22

Israel holds back on Trump's Democrat Jews 'disloyalty' remark Israeli officials on Wednesday offered a muted response to remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump who said American Jews who vote for the Democratic Party were 'disloyal.'...
16:51, 2019-08-21

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump Jr. "retarded or crazy" during a debate earlier this month on the state’s controversial abortion ban....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Democrat Warren slams Trump's defense nominee, citing ethics concerns Democratic Senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday clashed with Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. defense secretary, saying he should be not be confirmed to the post because of ethical concerns related to his former lobbyist job at defense contractor Raytheon...
21:17, 2019-07-16

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....
12:00, 2019-06-11

Jeffries, the No. 5 Democrat in the House, derides Trump as the ‘fake leader of the free world’ The New York congressman’s comment came in a tweet in which he criticized Republicans for remaining silent about the president’s assessment of Joe Biden as a “low I.Q. individual” while on foreign soil....
17:51, 2019-05-28

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in Trump country U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with "He broke it, we'll fix it," as part of a campaign tour highlighting what she called President Donald Trump's "broken promises" to the region....
14:17, 2019-07-14

Trump's North American trade deal must do more to protect US jobs, House Democrat says Trump's North American trade pact includes sweetheart deals for the oil, gas and pharmaceutical industries that create huge problems for consumers. But it also perpetuates the original NAFTA's core problem: shifting U.S. production to Mexico....
23:17, 2019-06-04

'Borderline criminal negligence': Democrat unloads on Trump's climate comments in Europe Rep. Paul Tonko said that President Trump committed “borderline criminal negligence" in dismissing climate change science during his visit to Europe this week....
16:00, 2019-06-06

Senior House Democrat says support lacking for formal Trump impeachment inquiry The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday there did not appear to be support at the moment for a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump following the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia probe....
03:51, 2019-06-06

Mueller report shows evidence Trump committed crimes, senior House Democrat says The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee says he believes the Muller Report is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors....
18:17, 2019-07-21

Tech investor Peter Thiel thinks Elizabeth Warren is the most 'dangerous' Democrat against Trump Early Facebook investor and Trump supporter Peter Thiel weighed in on the Democrats taking on the president in 2020, saying he was "most scared' by Elizabeth Warren....
09:51, 2019-07-16

Democrat lifts hold on Treasury nominees amid ongoing fight over Trump's tax returns The top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee is dialing back his threat to block Treasury Department nominees, saying he will allow hearings on three nominees to proceed....
06:34, 2019-07-19

Mexico aims to avoid tariffs with potential deal limiting migrants going north, allowing U.S. to deport Central American asylum seekers Accord is not finalized, and President Trump might not accept it, but deal would overhaul asylum rules and send thousands of Mexican troops to border with Guatemala....
22:00, 2019-06-06

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict with China....
18:51, 2019-06-18

This Is What Trump Wants the Next Air Force Once to Look Like Any airplane the President happens to be in, whether the President is doing wing-walking on an old Sopwith Camel or lounging drunk in the back of a Gulfstream jet, is known as Air Force One. But there’s really only one Air Force One known to most people, the specially modified Boeing 747 normally us...
18:00, 2019-06-13

Trump 2020 press secretary: 'Time after time we see these anti-American remarks' from Democrat 'squad' Trump's 2020 campaign national press secretary Kayleigh McEnany continued to target anti-American remarks made by a group of "progressive" freshman congresswomen Monday and defended the president's remarks on Fox News Radio's  "Todd Starnes Show."...
03:34, 2019-07-16

Trump says Air Force One may fly over July 4 celebration President Trump on Thursday touted his “Salute to America” celebration in the nation’s capital, saying that “perhaps Aircraft One will do a low & loud sprint over the crowd.” “HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!” the president tweeted before predicting “what is turning out to be one of the biggest celebrations in th...
16:00, 2019-07-04

Donald Trump accused of anti-Semitism after branding Jewish Democrat voters 'disloyal' Donald Trump has been accused of anti-Semitism after claiming that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."...
11:00, 2019-08-21

Trump unveils historic change for next Air Force One President Donald Trump has unveiled his long-promised update for Air Force One -- and the plans include the first major redesign of the presidential plane in nearly 60 years....
21:51, 2019-06-13

Trump announces Air Force secretary nominee President Trump will nominate former Chairman of the Aerospace Corporation Barbara Barrett to replace outgoing Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson....
06:01, 2019-05-22

Trump: Iran actions will be met with great force President Donald Trump is threatening to meet provocations by Iran with "great force," but says he's also willing to negotiate. (May 20)        ...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Inside Trump's Air Force One: 'It's like being held captive' President Donald Trump's visit to Tokyo this weekend kicks off a summer of global jet-setting that takes him to five separate countries -- and confines him to the presidential aircraft for more than 80 hours flying overseas....
04:00, 2019-05-27

A New Threat From Trump and Old Questions About Its Effectiveness Time and again, the president has engaged in a game of geopolitical chicken with Mexico. But there was no more guarantee that the tactic will be any more effective this time than in the past....
03:51, 2019-06-01

Xi Gets Tougher on Trump After New Tariff Threat BEIJING (AP) — Facing another U.S. tariff hike, Chinese President Xi Jinping is getting tougher with Washington instead of backing down. Beijing fired what economists called a “warning shot” at Washington by letting its yuan currency weaken in response to President Donald TrumpR...
10:34, 2019-08-13

Trump’s plan to repaint Air Force One has some Democrats fuming President Trump’s plan to give Air Force One a bolder, more updated, “more American” look has some Democrats angrier than a traveler who just missed a flight....
10:34, 2019-06-15

Trump nominates Barbara Barrett for Air Force secretary WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump nominated an aerospace executive and former ambassador to Finland to be the next secretary of the Air Force on Tuesday. Trump said in a tweet that he has chosen Barbara Barrett, former chairman of The Aerospace Corporation, to replace Heather Wilson when she steps...
07:00, 2019-05-22

Trump says he will nominate Barbara Barrett to be Air Force secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he will nominate Barbara Barrett, a former chair of the Aerospace Corporation, to be secretary of the Air Force....
02:17, 2019-05-22

Trump unveils new red, white and blue Air Force One paint job President Trump, in an interview aired Thursday, unveiled the new red, white and blue paint job for the new Air Force One -- and promised that the jet would also be much bigger than the existing presidential plane....
15:17, 2019-06-13

Trump creates doubt over use of U.S. force to protect Gulf oil U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran from getting a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would back the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies that Washington fears may be under threat by Iran....
01:17, 2019-06-19

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....
06:17, 2019-06-11

Trump snubs UK Labour leader, calls him a "negative force" U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had decided not to meet opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on his trip to Britain, describing him as a "negative force"....
16:51, 2019-06-04

Trump says U.S. role in Afghanistan has turned into 'ridiculous' police force U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the U.S. military role in Afghanistan has basically turned into a "ridiculous" police force in a sign that he is open to a U.S. troop drawdown there after 18 years of war....
00:17, 2019-08-21

California governor signs law to force Trump into releasing tax returns California's Democratic governor signed a law on Tuesday requiring U.S. presidential candidates to release five years of tax returns before they can appear on the state's ballot, a move aimed squarely at Republican President Donald Trump....
21:00, 2019-07-31

Trump administration bars Steve King from Air Force One: report Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King, who was stripped of his committee assignments for his pro-white nationalist statements earlier this year, was reportedly barred from Air Force One Tuesday while President Trump traveled to the Hawkeye State. King tried to wheedle an invite from the White House, but a...
03:00, 2019-06-12

Amid Iran and trade, Trump shifts talk to Air Force One WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump and Canada’s prime minister sat down for talks at the White House, a model airplane sat on the coffee table in front of them. Before Trump answered reporters’ questions about Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone, he explained that the model i...
10:17, 2019-06-21

Trump: U.S. will respond with 'great force' if Iran attacks interests President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked U.S. interests in the Middle East, and government sources said Washington strongly suspects Shi'ite militias with ties to Tehran were behind a rocket attack in Baghdad's Green Zone....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Trump leaves 'question mark' over use of force to protect Gulf oil U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran having a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would sanction the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies....
19:00, 2019-06-18

Pelosi to Trump: Use the Constitution to force Senate action on guns Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called on President Donald Trump to use his constitutional powers to bring the Senate back into session, ramping up her efforts to force Republicans to act against gun violence.The unusual request — which would be extraordinary if Trump were to agree — comes as Senat...
23:51, 2019-08-08

Trump promises he will force Big Pharma to lower drug prices President Trump said Friday that he had a plan to force Big Pharma to lower drug costs so that the US would pay no more than the country that currently pays the lowest prices. “We’re going to be announcing something very shortly, a favored nations law,” the president said outside the White House as ...
19:34, 2019-07-05

Guatemala blames opponents after Trump tariff threat Guatemala's Foreign Minister Sandra Jovel on Tuesday blamed unnamed "national actors" for damaging relations with the United States and said they would be responsible if U.S. President Donald Trump puts tariffs on the poor Central American nation....
19:34, 2019-07-23

The Latest: Pelosi suggests ‘intervention’ over Trump threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats (all times local): 11:35 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is suggesting an “intervention” with President Donald Trump after he vowed to not work with Congress unless Democrats stop investigating him. The Ca...
19:00, 2019-05-23

Apple stock drops on Trump tariff threat Apple stock dropped sharply after President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the U.S. will put an additional 10% tariff on a remaining list of goods imported from China starting on September 1....
21:17, 2019-08-01

Trump pushes back on Iran nuke threat President Trump on Wednesday punched back at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after he defiantly declared that his country would increase the level of enriched uranium by “any amount we want,” rejecting pleas from European powers to uphold the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. “Iran has just issued a ...
06:17, 2019-07-04

Trump renews threat to end 'ridiculous' birthright citizenship President Trump again threatened to end what he called the "ridiculous" policy of birthright citizenship, which awards citizenship automatically to those born in the United States....
00:17, 2019-08-22

Trump administration admits that the threat of Huawei spying was enough for a ban It seems the Trump administration has finally explained the rationale for its actions against Huawei that culminated in a sweeping ban of US companies doing business with the Chinese consumer electronics giant. A ban that also led to a series of newsworthy consequences, including FedEx making headli...
15:00, 2019-07-06

Cramer says Trump is basically risking recession over trade to force the Fed to cut rates again "The president is not backing down," says CNBC's Jim Cramer, referring to Trump's repeated calls for the Fed to cut rates while talking tough on China....
22:51, 2019-08-22

Will Respond With "Great Force" If Iran Attacks Interests: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked US interests in the Middle East, and government sources said Washington strongly suspects Shi'ite......
15:01, 2019-05-21

Trump tariffs could hit the iPhone The top-of-the-line iPhone, the XS, would see about $100 added to the price, if Apple doesn't absorb the tariffs and would out breaks with suppliers.       ...
02:34, 2019-08-02

Matt Gaetz, a Trump Ally, Is in Hot Water Again for Cohen Threat Representative Matt Gaetz ignored the House Ethics Committee’s request for an interview as it examined an accusation of witness intimidation. Now he faces an ethics inquiry....
00:17, 2019-06-29

Oil gains about 3%; records loss for week after Trump tariff threat (This story corrects weekly price moves in paragraph 6 of Aug. 2 report to show that Brent fell 2.5%, not 2.7%, and that WTI fell around 1%, not 1.2%)...
11:00, 2019-08-05

Trump Campaign Sees Elizabeth Warren as an Increasing Threat Just two months after President Donald Trump declared Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren “finished,” his campaign now is viewing her as a gathering threat in the lead-up to the 2020 election....
00:34, 2019-06-17

Daily on Energy: Trudeau gets through to Trump on uranium with retaliation threat Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:17, 2019-06-21

Trump U.N. pick Craft says climate change a threat to planet U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any U.N. talks on the issue involving coal because her husband is a coal billionaire....
22:00, 2019-06-19

After Tariff Threat, Trump Says Guatemala Has Agreed to New Asylum Rules The administration has signed an agreement with Guatemala to require migrants who travel through that country to seek asylum there instead of in the United States....
23:17, 2019-07-31

Trump team briefs Congress about Iranian threat: 'This is about deterrence, not about war' Top officials in the Trump administration were dispatched to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to brief lawmakers about escalating tensions with Iran, saying afterward they are focused on trying to deter attacks and avoid war....
23:34, 2019-05-21

Trump's threat to tax French wines labelled 'completely moronic' Retaliatory proposal follows France’s announced levy for US technology companiesA threat by Donald Trump to tax French wines in retaliation to a proposed levy aimed at big US technology companies is “completely moronic”, France’s agriculture minister has said.French plans to place a 3% tax on the “G...
18:00, 2019-08-02

House could vote today on impeaching Trump The Democrat-controlled House will “likely” vote on Rep. Al Green’s articles of impeachment against President Trump later Wednesday, according to a Democratic aide. It’s still unclear, however, whether it will be a floor vote, tabled or sent to committee. House Speaker Nancy ...
18:34, 2019-07-17

Citing Economy, Trump Says That ‘You Have No Choice but to Vote for Me’ As the markets wobble over fears of a slowdown amid an escalating trade and currency war with China, the president defended policies that are rattling many businesses and investors....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Whitey Bulger was a huge fan of Trump: ‘He has my vote’ President Trump’s tough stance gained him an unexpected mega-fan — murderous gangland boss Whitey Bulger. “History may show Trump was the man of the hour,” the notorious villain wrote in letters from jail before his violent death aged 89 last October, according to NBC News. T...
19:34, 2019-06-09

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....
05:51, 2019-06-14

House to vote on whether to consider articles of impeachment for Trump The House is slated to vote later Wednesday on whether to immediately consider articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the first barometer of efforts to remove the president considered by the full Democrat-led House.The move, forced by a Democratic lawmaker from Texas who used a procedural mec...
16:17, 2019-07-17

Anthony Scaramucci talks to Bill Kristol about trying to force Trump off the GOP ticket in 2020 Anti-Trump pundit and veteran GOP operative Bill Kristol confirmed to CNBC in a few brief text messages that he has spoken to Anthony Scaramucci since the SkyBridge Capital founder had a public falling out with Trump....
06:34, 2019-08-17

Trump would consider military force vs Iran to prevent nuclear weapon: Time interview U.S. President Donald Trump would consider using military force to prevent Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon but left open the question if it involved protecting oil supplies, he told Time magazine in an interview published on Tuesday....
19:00, 2019-06-18

Trump plans Air Force One flyover in DC as part of revamped July 4 celebration: report President Trump plans to have Air Force One fly over the National Mall as part of his revamped Fourth of July celebrations set to take place next month in Washington, reports said Tuesday....
11:51, 2019-06-19

Watch" Donald Trump praises 'integrity,' 'devotion' of Air Force Academy graduates President Donald Trump praised nearly 1,000 Air Force cadets for their "integrity, devotion and commitment" during their commencement ceremony Thursday in Colorado Springs....
06:51, 2019-05-31

Five reasons the Trump tariffs hurt the US At the G-20 summit, President Trump did an about-face and reopened negotiations with Chinese President Xi Jinping. He held off on levying additional tariffs on $300 billion more in Chinese imports, meaning that American businesses can breathe a sigh of relief — for now. But a pause on new tariffs gi...
15:34, 2019-07-22

Trump 'only kidding' about 25% tariffs on EU cars President Trump announced Friday that he had struck a deal with the European Union to put a 25% tariff on its car imports, then followed that by saying, "only kidding."...
10:17, 2019-08-03

Where Trump's 'emergency power' on tariffs comes from President Donald Trump moved to use his broad executive authority in a new and unprecedented way this week, threatening to slap Mexico with punitive tariffs unless it slows the passage of migrants from Central America to the US....
20:51, 2019-05-31

Trump and China tussle over tariffs Now, what’s a president to do? President Trump made a big bet when he said last week that he was going to impose stiff tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese-produced goods. And, just days later, the Chinese counterattacked by allowing their currency — the yuan — to fall sharply in value. T...
10:34, 2019-08-06

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....
21:34, 2019-06-06

Trump's use of tariffs could get 'out of control,' former US diplomat says U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threats to slap tariffs on Mexico may cause relations between the two neighbors to spiral "out of control," former U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman said Tuesday....
17:17, 2019-06-04

Trump's threat to label Antifa terrorist group triggers row in Germany "I am Antifa" began trending in Germany after Trump said he might label the group a terror organization. Left-wing politicians hit back at the US president, while far-right politicians expressed support for the proposal....
19:51, 2019-07-31

China charters first US crude cargo since newest Trump tariff threat Chinese oil trader Unipec chartered a supertanker to ship U.S. crude to China in September, trading sources said, the first such cargo since U.S. President Donald Trump announced additional tariffs on Chinese import, ending a monthlong trade truce....
12:34, 2019-08-10

Biden to slam Trump as 'existential threat' during dueling Iowa stops In what could be a preview of next year’s general election campaign for the White House, both President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will go head to head on Tuesday as they each make stops in Iowa, the state that kicks off the presidential caucus and primary calendar....
18:17, 2019-06-11

‘Like nobody has been bitten before’: Trump issues warning over Iranian threat of uranium enrichment President Trump fired a warning shot to Iran after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that his country would begin enriching uranium beyond the threshold set by the nuclear deal....
01:00, 2019-07-04

‘Catastrophic,’ ‘Cataclysmic’: Trump’s Tariff Threat Has Retailers Sounding Alarm Struggling to compete against online rivals, retailers could be forced to close more stores if tariffs hit Chinese footwear, toys and apparel, analysts say....
12:51, 2019-06-16

Union Pacific CEO signals caution on Trump's China tariff threat Union Pacific Corp's chief executive said another round of tariffs on Chinese goods could badly hurt his railroad and the U.S. economy, but he feels U.S. President Donald Trump is listening to his concerns....
05:00, 2019-06-20

Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an explosive newspaper article published just hours before Trump's first state visit to the UK....
06:34, 2019-06-03

Trump's Threat To Deport "Millions Of Illegal Aliens" Sparks Firestorm Donald Trump's threat to begin deporting "millions of illegal aliens" next week triggered heated rhetoric Tuesday on both sides of America's political divide, with Democrats warning the US president......
04:17, 2019-06-19

Trump UN Pick Kelly Craft Says Climate Change A Threat To Planet US President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any UN talks on the issue involving coal......
05:34, 2019-06-20

Trump's $300bn China tariff threat sends markets into tailspin Wall Street, Asian markets and oil fall after president’s tweet about placing tariffs on practically all remaining China tradeDonald Trump’s surprise decision to escalate the trade war with tariffs on another $300bn of Chinese goods has sent global financial markets into a tailspin.After sharp falls...
09:00, 2019-08-02

BMW: no change to North America investment plans after Trump tariff threat BMW will maintain its investment plans for the North American region despite threats by U.S. President Donald Trump to impose tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States, a board member of the German carmaker said on Thursday....
16:34, 2019-06-06

U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequences....
02:51, 2019-06-01

Iran promises 'crushing response' after Donald Trump's tweet threat U.S. President Donald Trump is using the same hardline rhetoric against Iran that he used a year ago, as new tensions flare between Washington and Tehran....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Trump defies own party to push ahead with Mexican tariff threat Defying increasing criticism from within his own party, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely go ahead with new tariffs on imports from Mexico to pressure it to clamp down on rising numbers of migrants entering the United States....
01:17, 2019-06-05

After Trump and Brexit, the EU Parliament vote could further a populist wave European voters will elect 751 lawmakers, and anti-EU parties could take more than a third of the seats in the European Parliament.        ...
10:17, 2019-05-23

U.S. House to vote on power to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Democratic lawmakers would gain clear authority to sue Trump administration figures including former White House Counsel Don McGahn to enforce ignored subpoenas under a measure set to come to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday....
20:51, 2019-06-11

House to vote today on impeachment resolution against Trump Representative Al Green / Courtesy: Congress. Gov By Alex Moe and Jane C. Timm The House will vote on Wednesday on a resolution to impeach President Donald Trump, marking the first time the Democrat-controlled chamber has weighed in on the divisive issue. It’s unclear whether the House will vo...
18:17, 2019-07-17

Google disproves Trump’s accusation of vote manipulation Last night, President Donald Trump tweeted in his signature style accusing Google of manipulating 2.6 to 16 million votes in Hilary Clinton’s favor in the 2016 Presidential Elections. However, Google swiftly responded by denying all allegations made by Trump. Wow, Report Just Out! Google manipulated...
17:51, 2019-08-20

House Dems to vote on resolution condemning Trump House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump's racist comments about four congresswomen of color. A co-sponsors of the resolution said "it's un-American to tell people to go back to their country." (July 16)        ...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Sen. David Perdue: A 'no' vote on the budget deal is a vote for more spending When President Trump set out to negotiate a budget deal, he had two primary goals: continue to reduce discretionary spending as a percentage of the economy and fully fund our military....
20:51, 2019-07-31

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18:34, 2019-06-10

House panel to move quickly to force former Trump counsel to obey subpoena: Nadler The chairman of the Judiciary Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday his panel would move as quickly as possible to go to court to force President Donald Trump's former counsel to comply with the committee's subpoena....
23:51, 2019-06-11

We Out: Planned Parenthood Says Trump ‘Gag Rule’ Will Force It to Abandon Low-Income Reproductive Health Program Unless a federal appeals court gives it a hard pass when it comes to a “gag rule” imposed by the Trump administration regarding abortion, Planned Parenthood says it’ll be forced to abandon the low-income family planning program funded by federal dollars....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Planes, Tanks, & Space Force: Scenes From Trump's Soggy Fourth of July Extravaganza Donald Trump was super excited for his Fourth of July Tanks, Planes, and Big Guns Spectacular—so much so that he reallocated $2.5 million from the Parks Service so he could afford to flex full-stop. But even taxpayer dollars and big Republican donors can’t change the weather, and the event ended up ...
04:34, 2019-07-06

Who pays the burden of Trump's Chinese tariffs? In a few weeks, depending on the outcome of testimony and due process procedures, the U.S.-China trade war may be escalated to an even more bitter level. It began in July 2018, when the Trump administration imposed a 25% tariff on $50 billion in Chinese imports. The Chinese retaliated. Then, in Sept...
23:34, 2019-06-19

Trump Administration Considered Tariffs on Australia The White House shelved the plan amid fierce opposition from military and State Department officials, who argue that tariffs would antagonize a critical ally....
10:34, 2019-06-03

Trump finally acknowledges his tariffs could hit consumers With his announcement of a delay in tariffs on Chinese goods, President Trump contradicted his own mantra that the Chinese are paying the full price of his tariffs....
13:17, 2019-08-14

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....
19:34, 2019-06-17

On Politics: Trump Sees Future in Tariffs Concluding that his tariff threat worked with Mexico, the president vowed to hit Beijing with more levies if it did not accede to America’s trade demands....
09:00, 2019-06-11

RPT-Why one US can maker avoids Trump's tariffs while rivals pay up One of the largest U.S. producers of aerosol cans, Colorado-based Ball Metalpack, has laid off 91 of its 500 U.S. workers since President Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on imported steel that abruptly hiked the firm's raw materials costs....
13:34, 2019-06-14

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....
16:51, 2019-06-14

Trump's tariffs trip up the all-American RV industry Carrie Gray points to a stack of unwelcome mail on a conference table at the offices of Renegade RV, one of the leading U.S. manufacturers of high-end recreational vehicles. She’s buried in bad news from most of her about 350 suppliers....
17:51, 2019-07-18

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......
12:34, 2019-06-06

Trump Delays Tariffs on Smartphones and Laptops The administration said it would delay planned 10 percent tariffs on a range of electronics until Dec. 15, meaning they should not affect holiday shopping....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Mulvaney says Trump is ‘deadly serious’ about Mexican tariffs WASHINGTON – Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said President Trump is “deadly serious” about imposing tariffs on Mexico to push the country to stop the flow of migrants crossing the US southern border. “He is absolutely, deadly serious,” Mulvaney said on “Fox News Sunday.&...
00:17, 2019-06-03

Trump eyes up to $15B in more aid for farmers hurt by tariffs The Trump administration was expected to announce up to $15 billion in aid to farmers hurt by his trade war with China as soon as Thursday, people familiar with the plan said, Bloomberg reported. The plan would be similar to a program the administration put in place last year after China slapped ret...
02:51, 2019-05-23

Donald Trump threatens new tariffs on $4bn of EU products Whisky, cheese and olives among items that could be hit in row over aircraft subsidiesDonald Trump has threatened fresh tariffs on $4bn (£3,2bn) of European products including cheese, scotch whisky and olives, ratcheting up pressure on the EU in a long-running row over aircraft subsidies.The US trad...
17:01, 2019-07-02

Trump Tariffs: Are They Really Killing Chinese Stocks? The hot topic everyone is talking about this week is the new round of trade tariffs in the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. ElliottWaveTV's Dana Weeks asked our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor for his take....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Trump talks tariffs & immigration, goes to France President Donald Trump spoke in Shannon, Ireland, before leaving for D-Day events in France. Trump said trade talks with Mexico are ongoing but Mexico has been told "the tariffs go on." He also said Mexico and China both want to make trade deals. (June 6)        ...
14:51, 2019-06-06

Trump threatens to increase tariffs on China again ​​President Trump on Thursday upped the ante on China, ​saying he’ll decide by the end of the month whether to impose tariffs ​on another​ $300 billion ​in​ Chinese imports. ​”Our talks with China – a lot of interesting things are happening. We’ll see what happens​.​ In the m...
19:17, 2019-06-06

Talking trade at G20: Can Xi veer Trump away from tariffs? Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will talk about trade when they meet during the G20 summit, in an attempt to stop ties between the world's top two economies from tilting toward sustained confrontation....
22:51, 2019-06-27

CBO says Trump's tariffs hurting economic growth The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday that the White House's trade policies, in particular its use of tariffs, has become a drag on economic growth and could cost families more than $500 a year....
21:34, 2019-08-21

Why tariffs could be Trump's undoing | Ross Barkan Even otherwise spineless Republican senators are alarmed at Trump’s trade wars – because tariffs are hurting crucial 2020 battleground statesIn the end, it was not the ceaseless lying, the Muslim ban, the alleged obstruction of justice, the pandering to white supremacists, the demonization of immigr...
08:51, 2019-06-07

Trump: Decision on ramping up China tariffs soon President Donald Trump says he will make a decision about ramping up tariffs on China after he speaks with President Xi at a G-20 summit of nations later this month in Japan. (June 6)        ...
20:34, 2019-06-06

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 President Xi Jinping at the meeting....
21:34, 2019-06-06

Republicans pray Trump holsters his tariffs Senate Republicans want just one thing when it comes to Donald Trump’s global trade war: a cease-fire.It’s a move that would benefit not just their caucus, senators argue, but the president too.If Trump withholds new tariffs, he can reasonably expect Senate passage of his new North American trade d...
04:34, 2019-06-11

Congress briefed on Iran threat as Trump insists 'no indication that anything has happened or will happen' MAKING THE CASE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the group of U.S. intelligence officials briefing members of Congress today on the evidence Iran is considering or encouraging attacks on U.S. interests in the Persian Gulf region....
19:17, 2019-05-21

Trump revives ICE raid threat, blasts judge who ruled against border wall President Trump vowed Saturday to “immediately” appeal a judge’s ruling blocking funding for his border wall, while reviving threats to proceed with stalled deportation raids as soon as a week from now....
16:51, 2019-06-29

Modi’s Problems at Home Overshadow Trump’s Latest Trade Threat to India President Trump ended India’s special trade status, hoping to jolt stalled trade talks. But the prime minister is focused on India’s sluggish economy....
21:00, 2019-06-01

Mexican minister to meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary to discuss Trump’s tariff threat President Donald Trump has threatened to impose punitive tariffs of 5 per cent on Mexican goods, that would gradually increase to 25 per cent, if Mexico did not stem migration north....
21:17, 2019-06-02

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 press secretary Sarah Sanders says she’s not ...
19:34, 2019-06-11

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle asks if Trump could be reported as a 'security threat' following ABC interview MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle questioned whether President Trump will be reported to the authorities as a "security threat" following his interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos. ...
05:34, 2019-06-13

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 with the 1994 Crime Bill will not have a chance of ...
13:17, 2019-05-28

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....
16:17, 2019-06-12

Trump says GOP vote against House resolution ‘unified’ Republican Party President Trump on Tuesday thanked House Republicans for voting against a resolution that scolded him for his incendiary remarks against four Democratic congresswomen known as “the squad.” Trump made a statement on Twitter Tuesday evening, writing the House GOP’s near-unanimous vot...
11:17, 2019-07-17

GOP vote on Trump's 'go back' comments was an effort to absolve him — and themselves — on racism They also voted to absolve themselves, their party and the voters who elected them – like the ones Trump inspired to chant "send her back" at a rally Wednesday in North Carolina....
08:51, 2019-07-19

U.S. Senate sets vote on Trump's Saudi weapons vetoes The U.S. Senate will vote within days on whether to override President Donald Trump's vetoes of legislation to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Wednesday....
05:17, 2019-07-25

House set for vote on resolution to impeach President Donald Trump In a week that's already seen a House resolution condemning President Donald Trump for tweets about four U.S. congresswomen, lawmakers will vote Wednesday on another that calls for his removal from office....
19:51, 2019-07-17

Senate sets vote on Trump's Saudi weapons vetoes The U.S. Senate will vote within days on whether to override President Donald Trump's vetoes of legislation to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Wednesday....
05:51, 2019-07-25

'His only tool is racism': why Trump's bigoted tirade could be a vote winner The president seems to regard divisive, nativist rhetoric as his best chance of staying in the White House. Analysts say he may be rightIt was foul and repugnant. But was it a vote winner?Donald Trump’s bigoted tirade against four congresswoman of colour, telling them to “go back” to the countries t...
15:51, 2019-07-16

Senate falls short in vote to restrain Trump on Iran The effort sought to require the president to seek congressional authorization before engaging militarily with Iran, except in cases of self-defense....
20:01, 2019-06-28

House readies contempt vote as confrontation with Trump mounts The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt next week, as part of an intensifying Democratic assault on President Donald Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes....
23:34, 2019-07-11

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while rejecting a White House plan to avoid spending caps by shifting almost $100 billion into a war-fighting account....
17:51, 2019-05-23

Chamber of Commerce slams new Trump tariffs on China The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade federation, slammed President Trump's announcement that he would enact tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, arguing that it would "undermine" the U.S. economy....
10:17, 2019-08-03

Trump’s Case for China Tariffs Fails to Persuade A survey finds that voters think the trade measures will be bad for the United States, and that even most Republicans say they will lead to higher prices....
17:34, 2019-06-28

'You prepare for war': how one U.S. firm tried escaping Trump's China tariffs When Larry Sloven heard last year that U.S. tariffs threatened his China electronics business, he knew that setting up shop elsewhere would be a slog rather than an adventure....
13:17, 2019-08-21

"You Prepare For War": How US Firm Tried Escaping Trump's China Tariffs When Larry Sloven heard last year that U.S. tariffs threatened his China electronics business, he knew that setting up shop elsewhere would be a slog rather than an adventure....
10:34, 2019-08-21

Trump threatens tariffs if China’s Xi doesn’t meet with him WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says if Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, this month, additional tariffs will go into effect. But Trump says he expects Xi to attend. Trump made the threat during an ...
15:34, 2019-06-10

US companies' message to Trump: Don't expand China tariffs Businesses, trade groups, and individuals have written to complain that tariffs would drive up prices for consumers, squeeze profits, and leave U.S. companies at a competitive disadvantage....
15:34, 2019-06-17

Trump says auto tariffs never off the table in EU trade talks President Donald Trump on Friday blasted the European Union for its use of trade barriers and revived his threat to impose U.S. tariffs on European automobiles if he does not see progress in stalled negotiations between the longstanding partners....
00:34, 2019-08-03

Oil rallies more than 3%, recouping some losses from Trump tariffs comments Oil prices were up 3% on Friday, a partial rebound from their biggest daily drop in several years on U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to impose more tariffs on Chinese imports....
23:00, 2019-08-02

U.S. shale shippers will pay surcharge for Trump steel tariffs Plains All American Pipeline LP said on Friday it will tack on a fee for users of a new oil pipeline to pay for the cost of the Trump administration's tariffs on imported steel, with analysts and traders calling it the first U.S. energy pipeline operator to do so....
01:34, 2019-08-03

US companies’ message to Trump: Don’t expand China tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — What happens if President Donald Trump carries out his threat to impose tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese goods that he hasn’t already hit with 25% import taxes? The administration, in the midst of the trade war it began with Beijing, had asked for comments on ...
12:17, 2019-06-17

Trump reaching limit on China tariffs — but has other tools President Trump has nearly reached the limit in terms of what he can do with tariffs as part of the trade war with China and would have to use other tools to increase pressure....
13:51, 2019-08-07

Chuck Schumer backs Trump on new China tariffs Chuck Schumer offered some rare praise for President Trump on Thursday, backing his decision to slap a 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods on Sept. 1. “We have to be really tough on China. They’ve taken advantage of us,” he said. “America has lost trillions of dollars and millions of j...
23:17, 2019-08-01

GOP lawmakers say Trump's Mexican tariffs endanger USMCA Republican lawmakers warn that President Trump has imperiled the ratification chances of his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade by announcing a 5% tariff on all Mexican goods. Trump said the tariff was needed to force Mexico to crack down on immigrants transiting the country on their way to the U...
00:17, 2019-06-01

Trump announces more tariffs on goods made in China The US plans to add more tariffs to Chinese imports starting September 1st. President Donald Trump made the announcement on Twitter, stating the nation would impose a 10 percent tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, in addition to an existin......
01:01, 2019-08-02

More than 600 U.S. companies warn Trump against imposing tariffs on China Over 600 American companies and associations warned President Donald Trump that a trade war with China will hurt the United States, and urged him to return to the negotiating table with the largest U.S. trading partner....
03:17, 2019-06-15

Trump to decide on $300 billion China tariffs after G20 meeting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would decide whether to carry out his threat to hit Beijing with tariffs on at least $300 billion in Chinese goods after a meeting of leaders of the world's largest economies late this month....
10:34, 2019-06-07

In Delaying Tariffs, Trump Faces Up to Economic Reality President Trump insists China is paying the full cost of his tariffs. But his decision to push some of them off until December is an admission of their impact on American consumers....
22:51, 2019-08-14

Trump Incorrectly Has Insisted ‘China’s Paying the Tariffs’ President Trump has stated that China is paying for all or most of the tariffs on Chinese imports. On Tuesday, the Trump administration said it would delay the tariffs until after this year’s holiday spending....
22:51, 2019-08-14

Apple's AirPods will not escape Trump's China tariffs Apple Inc's AirPods, Apple Watch and HomePod, which have helped the company to offset waning sales of its bestselling iPhone this year, are not included in a temporary reprieve on tariffs by the Trump administration and will face a 10% levy on Sept 1....
20:17, 2019-08-13

Trump’s Tariffs Could Nullify Tax Cut, Clouding Economic Picture President Trump’s plans to increase tariffs on imports from Mexico and China would wipe out the benefits of his signature tax cuts for the poorest Americans, analyses show....
04:34, 2019-06-04

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....
19:34, 2019-05-31

Trump Threatens New Chinese Tariffs, Stocks Fall President Trump moved to extend tariffs to essentially all Chinese imports, escalating a trade conflict that is now poised to hit U.S. consumers in the pocketbook....
22:17, 2019-08-01