Trump says he called off a planned airstrike against Iran on Thursday night, just minutes before the bombs were to be let loose.
Who could have seen that coming? Well, lots of people did—but the U.S. International Trade Commission and President Trump didn't listen.
The biggest American steelmaker says there has been reduced demand for their products in recent months, probably because they raised prices after Trump slapped tariffs on foreign steel.
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New Balance Planned To Open a New Sneaker Factory in America. Trump's Tariffs Might Prevent That From Happening.
Trade is necessary, even for American companies making American products in American factories.
In a new report, the Treasury Department declares it will begin scrutinizing any nation that runs a bilateral trade imbalance of more than $40 billion with the United States
Demanding capitulation from Tehran is a recipe for disaster
The president still has time to avoid the economic damage, but who knows how much political damage he's already done?
So far, the answer is "maybe."
Even if Trump's tariffs go away, the debilitating economic effects are likely to linger for years.
If the tariffs ramp-up all the way to 25 percent, as Trump has threatened, they would be the biggest tax increase since 1968.
Politically. Economically. Diplomatically. Legally. Trump's tariff threat against Mexico is a stunningly stupid maneuver no matter how you look at it.
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Navarro's Wall Street Journal op-ed looks more like a deliberately deceptive attempt to argue that limiting imports will boost economic growth. It won't.
The Trump administration keeps deliberately raising tensions with Iran, risking conflict.
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The Trump Administration has cut off funding for the budget-busting boondoggle.
Trump administration officials discuss plans to deploy 120,000 troops to the Middle East amidst rising tensions in the Persian Gulf.
If the United States had pursued a different strategy from the outset of the Trump administration, it might now be in a position to counter China's hardball tactics.
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Tariffs, threats to use antitrust regulations against big tech firms, and an interest in social media regulation could overshadow one of the adminstration's big victories
Is Trump using tariffs as a negotiating tactic? That's the most generous reading of his trade policy, but it's unsupported by the facts.
Is the president the only person left in America who doesn't understand that Americans are paying for his tariffs?
Two notable scholars debate whether there is anything particularly troubling with the way the Trump Administration is refusing to cooperate with Congressional investigations.
A key senator issues the sort of binary, transactional choice that Trump seems to prefer. Will the POTUS listen?
After overpromising the benefits and underestimating the costs, reality is starting to puncture the White House's messaging on trade.
That's a potentially dangerous combination.
Donald Trump's restrictionist immigration policies are making U.S. universities less exceptional.
A new report finds the tariffs raised $82 million for the U.S. Treasury but ended up increasing costs for consumers by about $1.2 billion.
And they'll cost more to buy
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In Latest Trade Negotiating Gambit, Trump Essentially Asks China To Put Tariffs on U.S. Manufacturing
But wasn't the whole point of the trade war to boost U.S. manufacturing?
They made 50 arrests, but almost all were for immigration offenses.
The Supreme Court allowed the policy to move forward, but the fight is far from over.
Does the Trump administration think it can wage war in Iran without congressional approval? Mike Pompeo won't say.
Administration appears to value hardline Cuba stance over ballplayer safety.
Nothing in the ruling prohibits the U.S. from detaining would-be asylum-seekers until they can be granted a court hearing.
And Iran looks to reciprocate.
Fed governors like Herman Cain or Stephen Moore are likely to want to goose short term apparent prosperity to help the president politically. That's a bad idea.
Closing the border would be a "profit-making operation," says Trump. That's not how any of this works.
Covering stories is too important to abandon for brazen partisan pandering-or wishful thinking.