Tag: Wilbur Ross

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.

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

Wilbur Ross: ‘Economic Security Is Military Security’

“I don’t blame the foreign countries. They’re doing what is best for them. The stupidity is that we’ve let ourselves get into this box of extremely low [tariff] rates. We gave it away unilaterally,” Ross said.

US President Donald Trump welcomed China's President Xi Jinping conciliatory comments on trade, easing fears the two economies will careen towards a trade war

Trump Hints at China Trade Deal with ‘Different Structure’

President Donald Trump hinted at the need for a “different structure” for a bilateral trade deal with China just one day after the Commerce Department’s Tuesday determination that China has been using Vietnam to circumvent anti-steel dumping measures.

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Wilbur Ross Vindicated by Campbell Soup Disaster

When Wilbur Ross went on CNBC to explain that tariffs wouldn’t hurt consumers, he held up a can of Campbell’s soup to make his point.  The company reacted by claiming that prices would increase.

Chinese President Xi Jinping steps out from behind China's flag as he takes his position for his joint news conference with President Barack Obama, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

U.S.-China Trade Talks in DC to Focus on ‘Rebalancing’ Relationship

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will continue to lead Trump administration officials holding trade talks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in Washington, DC, on Thursday and Friday with a focus on “rebalancing” the U.S.-China bilateral economic relationship.

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping

China Trade Talks Continue Next Week in D.C.

China’s top economic adviser will travel to Washington, DC, to continue trade talks next week with top Trump administration officials following the U.S. trade delegation’s trip to China last week.

Attorney General Jeff Landry

EXCLUSIVE – Jeff Landry: Accurate Census Protects Our Republic

Late last month, my office and the American people received great news from the White House: our petition to reinstate the citizenship question in the decennial 2020 Census was approved. We will once again get a more accurate count of how many American citizens reside in our country.

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will meet with EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem

Wilbur Ross Keeps Winning for Trump’s Economic Nationalist Agenda

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has proven himself to be one of President Trump’s greatest allies in the quest for economic nationalism with his defiance of the Washington, D.C., political establishment in deciding to add the citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

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Sarah Sanders Says Census Citizenship Question Protects Voters

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, during Tuesday’s briefing, defended the inclusion of a question on citizenship in the U.S. census as providing data to the Department of Justice to protect voters and comply with the Voting Rights Act.