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Donald Trump

President Donald Trump
The nation's 45th president

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  • WASHINGTON, April 22- Congress needs to consider rolling back the spending deal that U.S. White House legislative director Marc Short said the spending bill, which ran to more than 2,000 pages, was rushed into place to avoid a government shutdown. "Nobody saw the text of the bill within 24 hours, because the process in Congress is broken," Short told NBC's "Meet the...

  • NEW YORK, April 20- The potential for an intensifying trade dispute to undercut the U.S. stock market could become clearer next week when a host of multinational companies reports quarterly results that may provide a glimpse into the impact of those global tensions. China has responded with tariffs of its own, leading to fears about a full-blown trade war and...

  • CIA Director Mike Pompeo speaks at the FDD National Security Summit in Washington, October 19, 2017.

    Mike Pompeo could be the first nominee for the position not to win support from the panel.

  • The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

    The first big showdown at the U.S. Supreme Court over President Donald Trump's immigration policies is set for Wednesday.

  • Lixin Cheng, president of ZTE USA Inc.

    The ban on state-owned ZTE was imposed last Monday in a case involving exports of telecoms equipment to Iran and North Korea.

  • The ban on state-owned ZTE was imposed last Monday in a case involving exports of telecoms equipment to Iran and North Korea. U.S. companies are barred from selling technology to ZTE for seven years. ZTE pleaded guilty in March 2017 and agreed to pay a $1.19 billion penalty for having shipped equipment to Iran and North Korea in violation of U.S. regulations.

  • Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he may travel to China, a move that could ease tensions between the world's two largest economies.

  • Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he may travel to China, a move that could ease tensions between the world's two largest economies, as international policymakers acknowledged Beijing needs to change its trade practices. Mnuchin also declined to say what he wants from a trade deal with China, adding, "If we have a deal, you'll know what it looks...

  • WASHINGTON— The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank repeatedly warned at their meetings this week that intensifying trade tensions could jeopardize a healthy global economic expansion. Mnuchin met during the past three days with financial officials from China, Japan and Europe over a series of punitive tariffs unveiled by the Trump...

  • Auto China 2018, which opens this week, follows Beijing's decision to allow full foreign ownership of Chinese automakers in a move to make the industry more flexible as it promotes electrics. The ruling Communist Party has transformed China into the biggest market for electrics with billions of dollars in subsidies to producers and buyers.

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