Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland

WASHINGTON | Senators seek to soothe relationship with Canada

WASHINGTON — Senators from both parties sought to mend a frayed relationship with Canada during a closed-door meeting Wednesday with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland. The meeting involving members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee followed President Donald Trump calling Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau “dishonest” and “weak” after the Group of 7 summit in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Senators seek to soothe relationship with Canada

Trump orders stiff trade tariffs, unswayed by grim warnings

WASHINGTON /March 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Unswayed by Republican warnings of a trade war, President Donald Trump ordered steep new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to the U.S. on Thursday, vowing to fight back against an “assault on our country” by foreign competitors. The president said he would exempt Canada and Mexico as “a special … Continue reading Trump orders stiff trade tariffs, unswayed by grim warnings

China: Trump’s tariffs to have ‘huge impact’ on global trade

BEIJING  /March 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — China has warned that U.S. President Donald Trump’s vow to impose high tariffs on steel and aluminum would have a “huge impact” on the global trading order and said Beijing would work with other nations to protect its interests. A Commerce Ministry official said late Friday that Trump’s plan … Continue reading China: Trump’s tariffs to have ‘huge impact’ on global trade