Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss.
Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss.
Testifying before the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross took Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) to task over the Trump administration’s plan to hold China accountable for dumping steel globally.
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’ conflicts of interests may complicate his ability to negotiate international trade policy, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Institute.
“We still retain the power to shut them down again,” Ross said.
“To each of you and to the Muslims around the world, Ramadan Mubarak,” Trump said, during remarks at the dinner, extending the Ramadan greeting shared by Muslims. “In gathering together this evening we honor a sacred tradition of one of the world’s great religions.”
“All economic and trade outcomes of the talks will not take effect if the US side imposes any trade sanctions including raising tariffs,” a statement from China’s official Xinhua News Agency said.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has warned that the new European Union data law could create a barrier to U.S.-UK trade post-Brexit and may obstruct vital transatlantic data sharing in the fight against terror.
“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.
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.
President Donald Trump asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross during a Wednesday meeting to consider investigating automobile, truck, and parts imports on the basis of national security, a decision that could lead to tariffs on such imports.
“There will be big news coming soon for our great American Autoworkers. After many decades of losing your jobs to other countries, you have waited long enough!” Trump tweeted Wednesday.
The Trump administration has agreed with China on a broad outline of a plan to save Chinese telecom giant ZTE.
U.S. trade negotiators will head back to China to work out details of an agreement between the two nations reached during continued trade negotiations this week resulted in a joint framework to reduce the U.S. trade deficit with China.
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.
Larry Kudlow has not been at the center of the internal White House battle over China and trade. But he was almost shut out of talks with Chinese officials set to kick-off Thursday because of it.
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.
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.
Five top Trump administration officials are returning from two days of trade meetings with officials in China, bringing with them the message that the administration needs to give “immediate attention” to changing the U.S.-China trade and investment relationship.
“If you don’t take some risks and you don’t show you are willing to absorb a little bit of pain, how on earth are you going to get things changed?” Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said.
“If we’re going to impose it, we’re going to have to do it very soon, or else people will start gaming the system,” Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Tuesday.
Top Trump administration economic officials are headed to China in the second half of this week to discuss trade contentions between the two nations.
President Trump’s Commerce Department announced this week that they will investigate whether or not China is dumping cheap steel wheels in the United States by unfairly taking advantage of subsidies.
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.
President Trump’s administration will “cross-check” the 2020 Census, which will include a question as to whether U.S. residents are American citizens, in order to gauge an accurate measure of the citizen population.
Nearly two-in-three American adults say they support the 2020 Census asking U.S. residents if they are citizens of the country, a new poll reveals.
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.
On the evening of March 26, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced that the 2020 census would reinstate a question on the decennial census that asks respondents whether or not they are citizens.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra sued the Trump administration on Tuesday, arguing that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s decision to ask in the census whether the people being counted are U.S. citizens violates both federal law and the U.S. Constitution.
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.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra declared on Monday evening that he will sue the Trump administration after Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced that a citizenship question will be added to the 2020 Census.
A fundraising email that President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign sent supporters on Monday asking them to support adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census triggered left-wing activists. They are even claiming that Trump’s campaign is assaulting the Constitution.
Officials with influence on trade policy inside the White House believe that imposing the tariffs on Canada and Mexico in the near term, only to remove them within months if a new Nata deal is reached, would be unnecessarily disruptive.
Cohn is attempting to organize a “summit” of business leaders opposed to the tariffs, according to a person familiar with the matter.
President Trump called his economic adviser Gary Cohn a “globalist” on the issue of trade in a White House fight over tariffs.