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NAFTA negotiations could mark end of era for Mexican exports
President Donald Trump's push to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement is putting Mexico in a tough spot, threatening the system that has helped turn the country into a top exporter through low wages, lax regulations and proximity to the United States. With talks set to start on Aug.
Trump basks in GOP special election wins at Iowa rally
President Donald Trump on Wednesday night held a campaign-style rally in Iowa, at which he congratulated the Republican winners of Tuesday's special elections in South Carolina and Georgia. He also sent his well wishes to Rep. Steve Scalise , who was injured in last week's shooting in Alexandria,
The Note: Dems bruised by big-money Georgia loss
WHAT TO KNOW TODAY Democrats get a run (but nothing more) for their money: Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in the Georgia special election, earning her a coveted House seat and earning Democrats bitter disappointment. Republican Ralph Norman also defended a GOP district in the
Rep. Eric Swalwell goes phone-banking for Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff
California congressman Eric Swalwell rolled up his sleeves and picked up the phone Saturday to encourage voters in Georgia's 6th Congressional District to vote in Tuesday's special election for Jon Ossoff , the Democrat vying to fill the House seat left vacant when President Trump tapped Republican
Trump 'canceling' Obama's Cuba policy but leaves much in place
After nearly three years of warming relations between the United States and Cuba , President Donald Trump has announced that his administration will unravel many of his predecessor’s policies on the communist state. Speaking in Miami, Florida, Trump announced changes to President Barack Obama’s
Trump planning to reverse Cuba policy, sources say
President Donald Trump is poised to roll back another of his predecessor's signature accomplishments -- the re-normalization of U.S. relations with Cuba, according to multiple congressional and advocacy organization sources with direct knowledge of the administration's intentions, and will likely
Food stamps a casualty of Trump's proposed budget
The budget released by the White House today contains proposed changes for the program that provides access to food for Americans who otherwise might not be able to afford it. And anti-hunger advocates aren't pleased. Lucy Melcher, associate director for advocacy with the anti-hunger group No Kid
The Note: Who the president saves his praises for
NOTABLES --ANALYSIS -- ABC’s RICK KLEIN: The man likes his strongmen. From Vladimir Putin to Xi Jinping, to the heads of Turkey, Egypt, Thailand and now the Philippines , President Trump has broken with bipartisan tradition to offer praise and even a smattering of White House invites to a rogues’
White House targets Michelle Obama initiatives, big banks
The Trump administration is taking steps to roll back Michelle Obama's healthy food initiative for kids, and the president said he is considering breaking up big banks.
Trump says he's 'looking at' breaking up big banks
President Donald Trump says he's considering pushing for legislation that would break up big banks on Wall Street.