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Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel
The Commerce Department is urging President Donald Trump to impose tariffs or quotas on imported aluminum and steel, which it calls a national security threat. The recommendations unveiled by Secretary Wilbur Ross Friday are likely to escalate tensions with China and other U.S. trading partners.
State attorneys general: No citizenship question on census
A coalition of state attorneys general is urging the U.S. Department of Commerce to not add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census, saying it could lower participation among immigrants and cause a population undercount
Fishery disasters declared for areas hit by hurricanes
Federal officials have declared catastrophic fishery disasters for areas affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria last fall
Despite Trump's tough talk, trade gap widens to 9-year high
Despite Trump's tough talk, US trade gaps widens to $566 billion, a 9-year high
Manchin fires back after Pence attack: 'This is why Washington sucks'
During Tuesday's State of the Union, a lone Democrat in the front row leapt up and down to applaud the president during his address to Congress: Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia. But by Wednesday afternoon, a war of the words had erupted after the White House seemed to turn on Manchin, criticizing
One year Into Trump's presidency, agencies work to make good on his campaign promises
The first 12 months of President Donald Trump 's administration showed little regard for precedent, tradition or protocol. As he set about putting top officials in place at the federal agencies charged with carrying out his administration's priorities, the former businessman turned politician chose
Matthew Dowd: Trump calling book untruthful 'like Al Capone saying a jaywalker is a criminal'
"Roundtable" here to take it on. Joined by chief political analyst Matthew dowd. Democratic strategist Stephanie cutter. Chair of the American conservative union, Matt schlapp. Roland martin from TV one. And Sara Fagen, political director for president bush and now with CNBC. Every president hit by
Vietnam seeks reassurances from Trump after his praise for China
After two days of high-stakes meetings in China, where President Donald Trump flattered and smiled alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping, the president will move on to his penultimate stop of his 13-day Asia tour in a country pushing back against Chinese influence -- Vietnam . Decades after the
Pomp and pageantry greet Trump ahead of talks with Xi
Prior to kicking off talks with his Chinese counterpart Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump was given a grand red carpet welcome -- complete with military marching bands and throngs of Chinese school children excitedly waved flags of both countries -- outside the Great Hall of the People at