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Appeaser Theresa Goes to Bat FOR EU Against Trump Tariffs

Prime Minister Theresa May has taken the bizarre step of coming out to bat for the EU against U.S. President Donald Trump, after the bloc threatened to trigger a damaging “trade war” by levying tariffs on several iconic American brands.

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California Expects to Suffer from Trump’s New Steel Tariffs

California expects to suffer from President Donald Trump’s looming tariffs on aluminum (10%) and steel (25%). That’s because the state prefers to import steel from Asia and Latin America rather buying it from U.S. factories.

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Virgil: On This Memorial Day, Breitbart Readers Remember and Look to the Future

In a March 17 piece, “Donald Trump, Rosie the Riveter, and the Revival of American Economic Nationalism,” Virgil took note of President Trump’s speech, two days earlier, recalling the B-24 plant at Willow Run, Michigan. And that article brought forth an outpouring of WW2 memories from Breitbart readers, many of them recording what they had heard, over the years, from fathers, mothers, and other loved ones who lived, worked, and fought in that era. Virgil sifted through all the comments, more than 1800 of them; these left him inspired, informed, amused, and, okay, sometimes bemused. On this Memorial Day, let’s take a look at some of these comments from Breitbart readers.

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Peter Navarro on TTIP: Trump Administration ‘Prefers Bilateral Deals’, NAFTA Will Be Replaced or Scrapped

Dr. Peter Navarro, assistant to U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Director of the White House National Trade Council, has hinted on Breitbart News Daily that recent comments concerning the revival of a U.S./EU trade deal are off-base. He confirmed the administration “prefers bilateral deals” and a similar North American trade agreement is due for the chopping block.

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Virgil: Trump Connects to the Taproot of American Economic Nationalism with Henry Clay’s ‘American System’

In his March 20 speech in Louisville, Kentucky, President Trump sounded many familiar and important themes, including the importance of jobs, manufacturing, trade, and the need to revive the coal industry. And yet he also added a new and larger “meta-theme,” namely, the urgency of building up our industrial strength for the sake of economic and national security. That meta-theme, we might observe, is the essence of the “American System” of Henry Clay.

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Le Pen: ‘We Need to Protect Our Nation Once Again’

Marine Le Pen, the populist frontrunner in the first round of France’s upcoming presidential elections, struck a combative pose in a March 20th candidates’ debate, vowing to control immigration, tame the European Union, and put France first.

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