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: If the E.U. wants to further increase their already massive tariffs and barriers on U.S. companies doing business there, we will simply apply a Tax on their Cars which freely pour into the U.S. They make it impossible for our cars (and more) to sell there. Big trade imbalance.
: The United States has an $800 Billion Dollar Yearly Trade Deficit because of our "very stupid" trade deals and policies. Our jobs and wealth are being given to other countries that have taken advantage of us for years. They laugh at what fools our leaders have been. No more.
President Xi Jinping's top economic adviser tells U.S. business leaders that China hopes the White House will revive high-level dialogue on economic disputes and name a new chief liaison to defuse mounting trade tensions
North Korea says it is willing to have talks with the United States, but that it rejects preconditions and Washington's demands that it must first demonstrate its willingness to denuclearize
North Korea rejects talks with U.S. 'under preconditions'
Iran's state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that a top military commander says Iran will negotiate over its missile program if the US and Europe dismantle their nuclear programs
Putin tells U.S. to send evidence of vote meddling
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit White House for talks on Iran and its influence in neighbouring Syria
China pledges friendship with Taiwan amid tensions over U.S. bill
Scott Walker breaks with Trump, comes out against new aluminum and steel tariffs
Mueller team asking if Kushner foreign business ties influenced Trump policy
US not backing down following boasts by Russia President Putin about Moscow's newest nuclear weapons; @DeptofDefense says US 'fully prepared'
: When a country Taxes our products coming in at, say, 50%, and we Tax the same product coming into our country at ZERO, not fair or smart. We will soon be starting RECIPROCAL TAXES so that we will charge the same thing as they charge us. $800 Billion Trade Deficit-have no choice!
On the tariff percentages @POTUS mentioned yesterday, @PressSec says: "I wouldn't expect those to change, but some of the other details need to be finalized."
According to @PressSec the market reaction did not faze @POTUS. "The president is still focused on long-term economic fundamentals. He is incredibly focused on the American worker. It's something that we have to have and something we need to have."
said invitations for the president's meeting with representatives of the video-game industry started going out Thursday
Trump administration wants Supreme Court to ease its ongoing frustration over judges who put brakes on one policy after another
White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Trump's national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, isn't leaving his job.
: We must protect our country and our workers. Our steel industry is in bad shape. IF YOU DON'T HAVE STEEL, YOU DON'T HAVE A COUNTRY!
'Only losers' in US-EU trade war: French economy minister Le Maire
: "We just passed the biggest tax cuts in history. ISIS is on the run. We're rebuilding our military. We're rebuilding the judiciary, remaking what that looks like. The economy is strong."
France Finance Minister @BrunoLeMaire calls US tariffs unilateral and unacceptable, warns that for a response, all options are on the table
"We have been preparing for this situation for a long time," says EC spox @A_WintersteinEC re: @realDonaldTrump's expected steel tariffs, "and because of that, we are ready."
EC spokerson @A_WintersteinEC says we will react "swiftly, firmly and proportionately", pointing out US consumers will suffer from the higher prices caused by @realDonaldTrump's "trade war" over steel
Asked whether the European Commission agrees with @realDonaldTrump that "trade wars are good", Spox @A_WintersteinEC says "we see international trade relations as win-win, not zero-sum game" but needs to take place within WTO rules
'Trade wars are good and easy to win', US President Trump writes in early morning tweet, after global criticism of his steel and aluminum