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Peter Navarro Says the 'Data' Show Americans Aren't Paying Trump's Tariffs. In Fact, They Show the Opposite.
Tariffs are taxes on imports that translate into higher prices for American businesses and consumers.
It's not just the cost of the tariffs that are hurting the economy. "The indirect costs are enormous," says one Wisconsin CEO.
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The White House says it will delay some new tariffs on Chinese imports until after the Christmas shopping season. But why do that if Americans aren't paying?
Only wealthy immigrants will have a clear shot at being admitted or staying.
Thanks to the trade war, Americans are already importing fewer laptops, speakers, and other electronic items—and paying a higher price for the items they do buy. A bigger hit is coming.
Trump Administration Labels China a 'Currency Manipulator' After China Briefly Stops Manipulating Its Currency
Don't worry about China's currency manipulation. It only hurts China's own people, and benefits American consumers and businesses.
Stocks plunge as China cuts off purchases of American agricultural goods, U.S. responds by labeling China a "currency manipulator" because the Chinese government is no longer artificially propping up the yuan.
This Steelmaker Looked Like a Winner in the Trade War. Now It's Suing the Commerce Department Over Tariffs.
Protectionism fails, even for those who were supposed to benefit.
The Trade Deficit Keeps Growing. And Here's 3 More Data Points Showing Trump Is Losing His Trade War
Investment in American businesses has fallen sharply since the start of the trade war, and American exports are way down too.
The tariffs haven't worked yet, but Trump is going to keep trying anyway.
Warren says her administration "will engage in international trade—but on our terms and only when it benefits American families." The details show she'd be opposed to trade with most developing nations.
The former special counsel's abridged answers to lawmakers' questions changed few minds.
Both Democrats and Republicans are cheerleading for government action against Facebook, Google, Amazon, and the rest, but Americans should be skeptical.
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Can the Freedom Caucus Convince Trump to Derail This Awful Budget Deal? If Not, Fiscal Conservatism Is Truly Dead.
The House Freedom Caucus could reverse its trend towards irrelevancy by successfully swaying Trump to turn against the new budget deal.
If President Donald Trump signs the deal into law, he will have authorized a 22 percent increase in federal discretionary spending during his first term in office.
The federal government will spend $57 trillion over the next 10 years and run an $11 trillion deficit. But cutting spending by $150 billion is too much to ask?
For the second year in a row, federal prosecutions for sex trafficking of children have dropped.
A new report shows that American imports from Asia continue to grow, although the tariffs might be responsible for shifting some manufacturing from China to Vietnam and elsewhere.
Trump's steel protectionism seems to have failed. Again.
At his social media summit on Thursday, the president ranted incoherently about the media's "crooked," "dishonest," and "dangerous" speech.
Instead, the president signed an executive order directing government agencies to sift through documents and databases to determine Americans' citizenship status.
Soybean exports to China have fallen by 74 percent in the past year.
Tariffs on tea have never caused any problems, right?
Trump's Trade War Is Already Unpopular. New Tariffs on Scotch Whisky, Italian Pasta, and French Cheese Won't Help.
Even a majority of Republicans now tell pollsters that the trade war is costing Americans, and there's no easy justification for targeting European cultural goods.
It’s the ‘90s all over again, and the White House is in no mood to humor tech companies right now.
Rules always seem to make officials do terrible things when they don’t want to do what is right.
"Working families should not have to pay the price for the president's reckless use of this tariff authority," says Rep. Stephanie Murphy, a Florida Democrat.
Trump says he called off a planned airstrike against Iran on Thursday night, just minutes before the bombs were to be let loose.
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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.