Some pro-free trade Republicans delivered searing criticisms of Trump's trade policy on Tuesday, calling his tariffs "incoherent" and describing the farmers' aid parcel as a pair of "gold crutches."
To date, the Department of Commerce has approved 220 requests for exclusions of steel and aluminum and denied 175. The remaining tens of thousands are waiting to be processed.
President Donald Trump told top economic advisors to look at the possibility of re-entering a massive Pacific trade deal.
President Trump's aides have grown accustomed to ignoring their boss as they see fit, and Congress is poised to do the same.
Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo told the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence he agreed that Russia had interfered in the U.S. election. NBC News Reports.