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WASHINGTON | Trump poised to tax an additional $200B in Chinese imports

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration may be about to slap tariffs of up to 25 percent on an additional $200 billion in Chinese goods, escalating a confrontation between the world’s two biggest economies and likely squeezing U.S. companies that import everything from handbags to bicycle tires. The administration could decide to begin taxing the imports … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump poised to tax an additional $200B in Chinese imports

WASHINGTON | Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is escalating his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions. He’s suggesting the Department of Justice put Republicans jeopardy ahead of midterms with recent indictments of two GOP congressmen. Trump tweeted Monday that “investigations of two very popular Republican Congressmen were brought to a well publicized charge, just ahead of the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general