August 17, 2022

Senate Republicans, Democrats Rebuke Joe Biden, Janet Yellen: ‘Tariffs Are Not a Driver of Today’s Inflation’

Senate Republicans and Democrats are rebuking claims from President Joe Biden and Treasury Department Secretary Janet Yellen that United States tariffs on Chinese imports have helped spur record inflation for American consumers. Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH), Sherrod Brown (R-OH), Mitt Romney (R-UT), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Mike Braun (R-IN), Robert Casey (D-PA), Rick Scott (R-FL), James…

Joe Biden Traveling to Ohio to Promote Economy While Preparing to Lift Tariffs on China

President Joe Biden is traveling to Ohio on Wednesday, even as his administration is preparing to lift some of the economic tariffs on China. The president is expected to journey to Cleveland to talk about the growth of the economy and speak at the Iron Workers Local 17 Training Center. Recent reports say the president…

Biden Continues Exempting China-Made Medical Supplies from U.S. Tariffs

President Joe Biden’s administration will continue exempting a number of China-made medical products from United States tariffs even as the Chinese coronavirus crisis exposed the nation’s over-reliance on foreign countries for vital supplies. Late last week, the Biden administration announced that certain medical products made in China would continue to be exempted from U.S. tariffs.…

Americans Support Trump’s China Tariffs. So Why Are GOP Senators Trying To Tear Them Down?

Polling indicates Americans want to continue retaliating against China with tariffs, but most GOP senators are attempting to roll them back in a bill meant to increase U.S. competitiveness against the communist power. “It basically undermines the entire of U.S. trade policy, especially when it comes to China,” Nick Iacovella, senior vice president, Public Affairs…

Ex-Clinton Campaign Lawyer Objects to Jurors Being Asked About Trump–Russia Narrative

A lawyer who worked on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign and is set to go on trial for allegedly lying to the FBI about not representing the campaign when he passed on allegations against Clinton’s rival Donald Trump to federal officials is protesting against jurors being asked if they have links to the campaign’s promotion of…

Joe Biden Eliminates U.S. Tariffs on More than 350 China-Made Products

President Joe Biden’s administration has eliminated United States tariffs on more than 350 products made in China, nearly all of which could be made in the U.S. or other countries. The Section 301 tariffs on billions of dollars worth of China-made products were first imposed by former President Trump after a decades-long free trade consensus…

China Presses US to Cancel Tariffs in Virtual Meeting

China’s top trade negotiator Liu He pushed his U.S. counterpart Katherine Tai to cancel trade tariffs in a virtual meeting on Oct. 9 as the world’s biggest economies kick off negotiations following a lengthy break. During the virtual talk, the Chinese side “negotiated over the cancellation of tariffs and sanctions…

Trump Defends Tariffs, ‘Rebuilt’ China with Tremendous U.S. Money

President Donald Trump said in Tuesday’s White House joint press conference with Poland’s President Andrzej Duda that the U.S. has “just started” dealing with China on trade and it should have been done a long time ago. Trump’s response came after a reporter asked him if his trade tariffs police are working, given the U.S. […]

China Retaliates! Levies Tariffs on $60B in U.S. Goods.

China lobbed retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. imports Tuesday after the U.S. announced new tariffs across $200 billion in Chinese goods. The $60 billion is in line with what China said it was preparing should the United States go through with the tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods. President Donald Trump flagged […]

Trump announces tariffs on $200B in Chinese goods.

President Trump on Monday announced that he is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to impose tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports, a move expected to escalate the trade war between the world’s two largest economies. The tariffs are expected to go into effect on Sept. 24 and will be set at a 10 percent […]

More Winning: U.S. Productivity Best Pace in Three Years After Metal Tariffs Kick-In

U.S. Productivity Jumped to Best Pace in Three Years After Trump’s Metals Tariffs Kicked-In U.S. worker productivity increased at the best quarterly pace in more than three years in the quarter after the Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum kicked-in, date from the Labor Department showed Thursday The productivity of nonfarm workers rose at […]

Study: Trump Tariffs Created More than 11K American Jobs in Six Months.

President Trump’s protective tariffs on imported steel, aluminum, solar panels, and washing machines have created more than 11,000 American jobs over the course of six months, a new study reveals. Analysis conducted by a Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) finds that Trump’s tariffs, thus far, have created about 11,100 American jobs throughout the country, a […]

Fake News: TIME Blames Trump Tariffs for Closure of ‘Major’ U.S. TV Factory… That Makes Its Products in China!

The establishment media and a TV manufacturer are blaming President Trump’s tariffs on cheap, Chinese imports for the closure of the company whose product is made in China. This week, the establishment media has used the closure of Element Electronics, a small manufacturing plant in Winnsboro, South Carolina, where 126 workers will be laid off, […]

Citing Souring Relations, Trump Doubles Metals Tariffs On Turkey.

President Donald Trump said Friday that he is doubling steel and aluminum tariffs against Turkey, a Nato ally. “I have just authorized a doubling of Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum with respect to Turkey as their currency, the Turkish Lira, slides rapidly downward against our very strong Dollar! Aluminum will now be 20% and Steel […]

China Imposes $60B Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S.

China took a shot at the United States on Friday, announcing retaliatory tariffs of $60 billion on U.S. imports to the nation. China’s commerce ministry affirmed that the decision came in response to the U.S. move this week to increase proposed tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods from a 10 percent rate to 25 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Donald Trump Plans $60 Billion in Tariffs Against China.

President Donald Trump is planning to launch as much as $60 billion in tariffs against China. The new tariffs will be a response from the United States to China’s intellectual property theft, according to the report from Bloomberg News. The president continues to signal aggressive trade actions in response to the growing trade deficit with […]

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 […]

Report: Trump to Unveil Massive ‘Package of Tariffs’ Against China.

President Trump is expected to unveil a massive “package of tariffs” against China in the coming weeks, multiple sources close to the White House told Politico. Trump is seeking “steep” tariffs against China for their alleged stealing of intellectual property and dumping of cheap, imported goods in the U.S., sources claim. In a meeting at […]

How Bad Would Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Be, Really?

President Trump has proposed slapping a 10- and 25-percent tariff on aluminum and steel imports, respectively.  The cry from the free trade quarter and the mainstream media is loud, often bordering on hysterical.  They claim that these tariffs will raise consumer prices, hurt the U.S. economy, invite retaliation from other countries, and maybe lead to a trade […]

Donald Trump Resolute on Tariffs and Trade: I Was Elected to Protect Our Workers.

President Donald Trump was resolute on his proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum, promising to stand for American workers despite complaints from foreign leaders and company CEOs in the United States. “I’m here to protect and one of the reasons I was elected was I’m protecting our workers, I’m protecting our companies,” Trump said during a […]

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