Tag: Tariffs

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EU Introduces Tariffs on U.S. Peanuts, Motorcycles, Whiskey

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union started enforcing tariffs Friday on American imports like bourbon, peanut butter and orange juice, part of a growing global trade rift that’s likely to intensify over the next few weeks. The EU tariffs on

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - OCTOBER 31: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addresses a campaign rally at the Deltaplex Arena October 31, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. With just eight days until the election, polls show a slight tightening in the race. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Why Minnesota’s Iron Range Is Trump Country

People were declaring it “game over” for the northern Minnesota region two years ago. Now the mines, factories, and business of the Iron Range are booming again.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced he initiated a so-called Section 232 investigation on auto trade, which would provide the legal basis to impose tariffs if his department finds imports threaten US national security

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Confirms Investment in Tariff Exempt Company

A spokesperson for Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed in a statement to Fox News host Steve Hilton that Ross invested in a shipping firm involved in importing steel from South Korea, which received an exemption to tariffs imposed by the Trump administration. The conflict of interest was first exposed in a report by the Government Accountability Institute.

US singled out by G7 allies over steel and aluminum tariffs

Report: China Sought to Promote Steve Mnuchin in Trade Negotiations

Mnuchin’s rise didn’t last long. After the meetings in Washington, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that trade war with China was “on hold” only to have the administration announce a short while later that it was preparing the apply tariffs to $50 billion of Chinese technology imports.

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Brooks: Trump ‘Has a Mentality That Sees the World as Me and Enemies’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks reacted to President Trump’s latest tariff announcement by stating the president “just has a mentality that sees the world as me and enemies.” Brooks said, “I think what strikes me is Donald

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Trudeau: Trump Tariffs ‘Insulting’ to Canada

In a preview clip from an interview that will air Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said President Donald Trump’s 25 percent tariffs on steel and 10 percent on aluminum on the European Union, Canada and Mexico

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Paul Ryan Undercuts Trump on Tariffs

Speaker Paul Ryan undercut President Donald Trump on Thursday after Trump ended a delay on tariffs imposed on foreign steel and aluminum.