July 18, 2018

The US-China trade war has begun – a shooting war could be next.

A trade war broke out Friday between the U.S. and China, when the U.S. imposed tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese products and China slapped tariffs on and equal amount of U.S. products. President Trump has said that would prompt the U.S. to impose up to $500 billion in Chinese products. But things could get […]

Trump will tell NATO nations U.S. cannot be the world’s piggy bank

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will tell fellow NATO countries at next week’s summit that the United States cannot be “the world’s piggy bank,” White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said on Tuesday. “What the president is going to do is go into these meetings with the mindset to protect the American […]

Trump to Macron: E.U. ‘Worse than China’ on Tariffs.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump said the European Union (EU) is “worse than China” in a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron, a source has claimed. “Let’s work together, we both have a China problem,” President Macron had asked, according to the source, who is reported by Axios to have been present at a meeting of the […]

President Trump Gives ‘Hurt’ Trudeau And ‘Rip-Off’ EU An Economics Lesson — ‘Fair Trade’ Is ‘Fool Trade’

President Trump: ‘Fair Trade Is Now To Be Called Fool Trade’ The ongoing feud between President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continued Sunday evening when Trump defined nonreciprocal trade as “fool trade” in a tweet. Why should I, as President of the United States, allow countries to continue to make Massive Trade Surpluses, […]

President Trump Proposes ZERO Tariffs, ZERO Barriers, and ZERO Subsidies at G7 Summit (VIDEO)

This ought to push the globalists back on their heels. President Trump on Saturday challenged G7 leaders to make the G7 a tariff free and subsidy free zone. “We’re the piggy bank that everybody is robbing,” Trump said. “And that ends.” President Trump announced the proposal during his press conference Saturday morning before leaving early […]

Trudeau ‘stabbed us in the back,’ did ‘a great disservice to the whole G7,’ WH economic adviser Larry Kudlow says.

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow Trump slams ‘meek’ Trudeau for ‘dishonest’ news conference Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau “stabbed us in the back” with a “double cross” at the G7 summit, National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Sunday, ratcheting up already sky-high tensions between the two neighboring allies. “He holds a press conference, and […]

President Trump Slams ‘Dishonest And Weak’ G7 Performance From Trudeau.

President Donald Trump took aim at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after learning about a press conference Trudeau held following Trump’s early departure from the G7 Summit. Trump called Trudeau “very dishonest and weak” after claiming that the prime minister had been friendly at the summit only to attack once his back was turned. (RELATED: Trump And […]

G7 Summit: Trump Gives Masterclass in ‘America First’ to Globalists.

President Donald Trump wrapped up a whirlwind trip to Quebec, Canada for the G7 Summit Saturday, reaffirming his “America First” approach to trade in a series of highly-anticipated meetings with world leaders. Prior to leaving for the gathering, President Trump said Russian president Vladimir Putin, booted from the group for annexing Crimea, should be invited to future […]

Donald Trump Calls for Total Tariff Removals at G7 Summit.

President Donald Trump revealed his preference for totally free trade to promote economic growth, confirming reports that he brought up the proposal at the G7 summit with world leaders. “That’s the way it should be, no tariffs, no barriers … and no subsidies,” Trump said, referring to his former college education. “That’s the way you […]

Trade Deficits Paying for China Military Buildup.

One little detail largely escaped media notice when Chinese president Xi Jinping met with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un on May 8.  The visit coincided with China’s launch of its first indigenous aircraft carrier in the town where the two met, perhaps sending a message to friend and foes of both China and North Korea: The […]

Trump kicks off G-7 summit with dings at Canada, Europe over trade policies.

President Trump came out swinging as he entered the G-7 summit in Quebec on Friday, vowing to fight “unfair” trade policies despite terse warnings from U.S. allies over his administration’s tough new tariffs. Trump was saluted by Canadian Mounties as he arrived at a military base in Quebec Friday afternoon — but it is unclear […]

Trump Hits Back at Trudeau, Macron Ahead of G-7 Summit.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called President Trump’s new tariffs “insulting” earlier this week, wondering why the U.S. was suddenly treating its Northern neighbor like a national security threat. Then, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke up. Despite his “bromance” with Trump, he too let the U.S. leader know he’s not pleased with the new tariffs […]

Trump Hits Justin Trudeau Square In The Jaw Over Trade.

President Donald Trump hit back at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s protests at the recent leveling of tariffs on steel and aluminium imports to the U.S. from his country. Canada has treated our Agricultural business and Farmers very poorly for a very long period of time. Highly restrictive on Trade! They must open their markets and […]

Trump Administration Slaps New Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Major Allies.

The Trump administration slapped new steel and aluminum tariffs on Europe, Canada and Mexico Thursday morning after President Trump issued a proclamation from the White House laying out the terms. “Today, President Donald J. Trump signed two proclamations, which note that measures are in place to address the impairment to the national security threatened by […]

Donald Trump Signals Victory with China as Trade War Stalls.

President Donald J. Trump signaled a victory with China on trade as threatened tariffs from both countries were put on hold as negotiations continue. “On China, Barriers and Tariffs to come down for first time,” Trump wrote Monday on Twitter, as talks between representatives of the two countries continue. “China has agreed to buy massive […]

US, China agree to abandon trade war: Beijing.

China’s Vice-Premier Liu He said the two sides “reached a consensus, will not fight a trade war, and will stop increasing tariffs on each other” (AFP Photo/) Beijing (AFP) – Washington and Beijing have agreed to abandon any trade war and back off from imposing tariffs on each other, Chinese state media reported Sunday. The […]

US, China tentatively agree on ending American trade deficit: White House.

United States and China officials have agreed this weekend to take steps to reduce the U.S. trade deficit, the White House said Saturday. The agreement between the world’s two biggest economies was made this week in Washington by high-level negotiators from both countries, including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. “There was a consensus on taking effective […]

Record exports cut US trade deficit to $49 billion.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Record exports trimmed the U.S. trade deficit in March, the first drop in seven months in a massive gap that President Donald Trump is determined to shrink with an aggressive America first policy. The Commerce Department says the trade deficit — the difference between what America sells and what it buys in […]

Tariffs, Trade, Terrorism, Syria, Iran on the Table for Trump and Macron Bilateral Meetings.

U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron are expected to tackle controversial topics from trade to terrorism during the first state visit of the Trump administration. Trump and Macron will discuss economic, diplomatic, and global issues during the state visit, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders informed reporters on Monday. “The first lady […]

Trump Meets with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago Resort.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida on Tuesday for two days of meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump. Abe finds himself in an unexpectedly precarious position back home due to a snowballing scandal as he faces an American president determined to drive hard bargains with both allies […]

US Bans American Companies From Working With Chinese Corporation After It Made Deals With Iran, North Korea.

The U.S. government announced Monday it is banning American companies from doing certain business deals with a Chinese tech giant for the next seven years. The new restrictive policy from the U.S. Department of Commerce stems from 2017 charges exacted on ZTE, the telecommunications equipment corporation, for illegally shipping American goods to Iran and North […]

The Art Of The Deal? China’s President Promises ‘Significantly Lower’ Auto Tariffs.

Chinese President Xi Jinping announced in a speech Tuesday that he would aim to “significantly lower” auto import tariffs, perhaps signaling a win for the Trump administration in its ongoing trade war with China. Jinping did not mention Trump’s threat of tariffs in his announcement, according to the Associated Press, but promised to open Chinese […]

Progressive Dem: Trump ‘Right to Raise Tariffs’ as America’s China Policy Has Been ‘Schizophrenic’

A couple walk by an American flag signboard outside a supermarket selling imported groceries at the Qingdao bonded zone in east China’s Shandong province on April 5, 2018. (Chinatopix via AP) WASHINGTON – Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), expressed support for the trade actions President Trump has taken […]

Billionaire Charles Koch: ‘We’re Working Hard Against’ Trump’s Pro-American Tariffs on China.

Billionaire Charles Koch says he and his network of libertarian organizations are “working hard against” President Trump’s popular, pro-American trade agenda. Charles and David Koch are two of the Republican Party’s biggest billionaire donors, supporting an agenda of endless multinational free trade agreements and open borders, which keep U.S. wages stagnant. In an interview with […]

Breaking: Trump hits China with billions more in retaliatory tariffs.

President Donald Trump responded to tariffs from China with a threat Thursday of $100 billion more in retaliatory tariffs. Here’s what Trump said “In light of China’s unfair retaliation, I have instructed the [United States Trade Representative] to consider whether $100 billion of additional tariffs would be appropriate,” read the statement,  according to CNN Money. “Rather than remedy […]

U.S. Trade Deficit with China Has Eliminated at Least 3.4M American Jobs.

The United States’ trade deficit with China has eliminated at least 3.5 million American jobs since 2001, data reveals. As President Trump is set to release a package of $50 billion worth of tariffs and restrictions on Chinese investments, the U.S. goods trade deficit with China remains at $29.3 billion. Since 2001, free trade with […]

CHINA STRIKES BACK: Fights Trump’s Tariffs With Tariffs On 120 American Products.

Weeks ago, President Trump announced new tariffs on steel and aluminum, supposedly in an effort to jog the American economy. At the time, he also announced that trade wars were “good, and easy to win.” His economic rivals reminded him that this had not proven true at any point in American history. His economic rivals […]

Trump vindicated on Paris Climate Accord pull-out.

The Foundation of Green.  Art Installation at Santa Monica College by Monica Showalter. When President Trump announced the U.S. pull-out from the Paris Climate Accord last year, the left howled. Here’s what the top bureaucrats at the United Nations had to say at the time: [United Nations spokesman Stephane] Dujarric reiterated [U.N. secretary-general Antonio] Guterres’ June […]

BREAKING: China Responds To Tariffs By Targeting These 128 U.S. Products.

Early Friday morning, China responded to the Trump administration’s tariffs by revealing that they are proposing tariffs on 128 U.S. products that had an import value of $3 billion in 2017. The proposed tariffs come in response to Trump signing “an executive memorandum on Thursday that would impose retaliatory tariffs on up to $60 billion […]

Hysteria Over Trump and Tariffs.

Reprinted from Breitbart.com. The hysteria over tariffs with conservatives and Republicans is almost amusing. Do we not understand Trump? He always starts out with a big blast, a wide-reaching plan and predictably, everyone overreacts with endless cries of the coming apocalypse. He then pulls back, zeroes in on his targets and negotiates. By starting at […]

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