Tariffs

President Donald Trump listens during an event to sign an executive order establishing the Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives, in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in Washington.
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December 02, 2019 - 7:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday accused Argentina and Brazil of hurting American farmers through currency manipulation and said he’ll slap tariffs on their steel and aluminum imports to retaliate. Trump also called on America’s central bank to take action to prevent other...
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August 23, 2019 - 2:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump announces new retaliatory tariffs against China, bumping up taxes by 5 percentage points. President Donald Trump on Friday called on U.S. companies with operations in China to consider an alternative place to do business after Beijing announced a series of retaliatory...
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August 23, 2019 - 1:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump declared Friday that he had "hereby ordered" American companies "to immediately start looking" for alternatives to operating in China, hours after Beijing announced new trade sanctions on U.S. products, markets in the U.S., Asia, and Europe tumbled, the...
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August 01, 2019 - 12:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump intensified pressure Thursday on China to reach a trade deal by saying that beginning Sept. 1, he will impose 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports he hasn't already taxed. The move immediately sent stock prices sinking. The president...
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July 09, 2019 - 2:54 pm
Publishers of religious books are warning that President Donald Trump's latest proposed tariffs on Chinese imports could result in a Bible shortage in the U.S. Tens of millions of bibles are printed in China each year, with some estimates as high as 150 million. Publishers large and small testified...
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June 10, 2019 - 8:53 am
President Donald Trump says if Chinese President Xi Jinping 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 interview with CNBC's "Squawk Box" on...
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June 09, 2019 - 8:40 am
STERLING, Va.— 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 previous, very profitable,...
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June 04, 2019 - 10:28 am
PHOENIX — The biggest victims of President Donald Trump's tariffs won't necessarily be Mexicans or Chinese or young urbanites who will have to pay more for avocado toast. The people likely to pay the steepest price for Trump's attempts to bend Mexico and China to his will are poor Americans, who...
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June 03, 2019 - 7:10 am
Mexico launched a counteroffensive Monday against the threat of U.S. tariffs, warning not only that it hurt the economies of both countries but also would allow a quarter million more Central Americans to migrate North. A high-level delegation from the Mexican government held a press conference at...
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June 02, 2019 - 9:13 am
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 satisfy the administration. "...
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