Tag: Tariffs

Trump Trade Adviser Navarro Tells China the ‘Bill has Come Due’

White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro has been sounding the alarm on the corruption and dangerousness emanating from China since the beginning of this crisis and he now has issued a warning to the country. According to The Hill: Top White House trade adviser Peter Navarro fueled speculation Monday that the Trump administration might retaliate against

France Responds to Trump Admin’s Tariffs

The French government has responded to the Trump administration’s new tariffs on the country. According to The Hill: The French government Thursday announced it will respond with “retaliatory measures” to the U.S.’s new tariffs on a number of the bloc’s exports. “We’ve tried to lessen this commercial tension, but if they are not in the mood

Trump Delays Chinese Tariffs

President Trump has announced that he has delayed the imposition of more tariffs on China as a gesture of goodwill. According to The Hill: President Trump said Wednesday that the U.S. will delay an upcoming increase in tariffs on $250 billion worth of goods from China at the request of Beijing, calling it a “gesture of good

Trump Open To Chinese Investment In US Tech

By 1600 Staff President Trump has been tough on China in recent months, announcing $25 Billion in tariffs that are set to take effect in July. But he has surprised observers by his willingness to encourage foreign investment, including from the People’s Republic of China. Fox Business reports: That decision was applauded by Silicon Valley

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: ‘Stand Tough on Trade’

“… To allow foreign imports to go unchecked is to allow the United States’ steel industry to wither away. This impairs our national security.” Stand tough on trade: It’s a start to give support to U.S. manufacturing Editorial Pittsburgh Post-Gazette June 25, 2018 … Reorienting America’s economy to stop letting cheap foreign-made products drive American

Donald Trump Will Protect American Farmers from China

Donald Trump Will Protect American Farmers from China’s Trade Retaliation By Secretary Sonny Perdue In 2011, a group of Chinese nationals dug up genetically engineered seeds from an Iowa corn field and planned to steal and send them back to China, so they could be reverse engineered. Those seeds, the result of years of research

WATCH: President Trump at Protecting American Workers Roundtable

Port of Duluth-Superior Duluth, Minnesota 5:27 P.M. CDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  It’s a great honor to be here with you.  And I love this state.  We came this close from winning this.  (Laughter.)  One more speech — oh, one more speech.  (Applause.)  But we’re winning Minnesota next time, I have no doubt about it. 

President Trump Remarks On 25 Percent Chinese Tariff

Statement from President Trump: My great friendship with President Xi of China and our country’s relationship with China are both very important to me.  Trade between our nations, however, has been very unfair, for a very long time.  This situation is no longer sustainable.  China has, for example, long been engaging in several unfair practices

President Trump Calls Out Canadian Hypocrisy On Tariffs

By 1600 Staff Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau waited until President Trump left a meeting the the G7 nations to pick a fight on trade tariffs. The prime minister made headlines when he said of his country: “Canadians, we’re polite, we’re reasonable, but we also will not be pushed around” referencing the American effort to

Why President Trump Is Standing Up To Allies On Trade

By Peter Navarro President Trump arrived at the Group of 7 summit meeting in Canada on Friday amid an expression of “concern and disappointment” from the six other nations’ finance ministers over United States trade policies. Conspicuously absent has been any acknowledgment by these ministers of the trade practices that contribute to America’s more than