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The Candidates: Donald Trump Selecting Chief of Staff

President Donald Trump is interviewing candidates to serve as his new chief of staff after announcing Saturday that General John Kelly will leave the position at the beginning of next year.

US challenges trade war counter-tariffs at WTO Lighthizer

Lighthizer Will Run the China Trade Talks

After several hours of confusion and conflicting reports, Larry Kudlow made it clear Monday that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lightizer will run the next stage of China talks.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke to reporters on Tuesday at the State Department about the thousands of Central American migrants who are heading to the U.S. border with Mexico. (Penny Starr/Breitbart News)

Pompeo Defends Trump Waivers to Iran Sanctions

WASHINGTON — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended the Trump administration’s reimposition of sanctions against Iran from conservative critics who argue more should be done to isolate the country.

Though it faces tougher U.S. sanctions, Iran says its revenue from crude oil sales are increasing because of improved market conditions. File Photo by William S. Stevens/U.S. Navy

Mnuchin: U.S. Willing to Consider Waivers for Iran Oil Sanctions

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday the United States will consider waivers for some countries that need more time to stop importing Iranian oil to avoid disrupting global oil markets. Reuters, which reported his remarks, said they were embargoed for release until Monday.

White House: China has 'much more to lose' in trade dispute

Navarro Rescues Stock Market from Mnuchin Plunge

The market went into a tailspin after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tweeted about restrictions on foreign investment in U.S. companies. Then Trump trade guru Peter Navarro set things straight.

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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.