Trump tariffs

SPANGLE, Wash | Trump’s tariffs could sow trouble for GOP in farm districts

SPANGLE, Wash — In the aptly named Harvester Restaurant, wheat farmer Roy Dube makes clear he’s no fan of President Donald Trump’s trade policy. “We get him elected into office and he pulls us out of trade agreements,” Dube said last week as local farmers gathered to hear Democratic House candidate Lisa Brown. Dube says … Continue reading SPANGLE, Wash | Trump’s tariffs could sow trouble for GOP in farm districts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo | Trump tariffs put Missouri Senate candidate Hawley in a bind

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo— The fate of a Missouri nail manufacturer suffering under President Donald Trump’s steel tariffs has put Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley in a bind between his support for the president’s trade strategy and a local plant that says it could be forced to close. Mid Continent Nail Corporation says it could shutter … Continue reading JEFFERSON CITY, Mo | Trump tariffs put Missouri Senate candidate Hawley in a bind

SINGAPORE | Stock markets pick up after Asia drops over Trump tariffs

SINGAPORE  — European stock markets rose and Wall Street was expected to open higher on Monday, despite a drop in Asia, where investors fretted over the possibility of new and bigger U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC 40 was up 0.5 percent at 5,277, while Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.3 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Stock markets pick up after Asia drops over Trump tariffs

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHERE OHIO AND KANSAS RACES STAND Two high-stakes elections — one for a House seat in Ohio, the other for Kansas’ governor — are too close to call, though Trump claimed victory for Ohio Republican Troy Balderson. … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

WASHINGTON | Frustrated US lawmakers threaten action on Trump’s tariffs

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are losing patience with the Trump administration’s reliance on tariffs to win trade disputes and are talking increasingly about legislative action to protect U.S. jobs. A senior Republican senator has threatened legislation to curb President Donald Trump‘s trade actions, and other senators joined him on Wednesday in promising a complementary bill. Meanwhile, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Frustrated US lawmakers threaten action on Trump’s tariffs

WASHINGTON | Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers

WASHINGTON  — Members of Congress are warning that newspapers in their home states are in danger of cutting coverage or going out of business if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian newsprint. The Trump administration ordered the tariffs in response to a complaint from a paper producer in Washington state. It argues … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers

WASHINGTON | Trump’s tariffs: What they are and how they will work

WASHINGTON — So is this what a trade war looks like? The Trump administration and China’s leadership have imposed tens of billions of dollars in tariffs on each other’s goods. President Donald Trump has proposed slapping duties on, all told, up to $550 billion if China keeps retaliating and doesn’t cave in to U.S. demands … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump’s tariffs: What they are and how they will work

NASHVILLE, Tenn | In Tennessee, Trump’s tariffs, become a political issue

NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Jimmy Tosh’s sprawling hog farm in rural Tennessee is an unlikely battleground in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate. Yet his 15,000 acres (6,000 hectares) two hours west of Nashville showcase the practical risks of President Donald Trump‘s trade policies and the political threat to red-state Republican Senate candidates such as … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn | In Tennessee, Trump’s tariffs, become a political issue