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  • The Dow is down 573 points...

    08/23/2019 1:01:26 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 66 replies
    twitter.com/realDonaldTrump ^ | Aug 23, 2019 | Donald J. Trump
    The Dow is down 573 points perhaps on the news that Representative Seth Moulton, whoever that may be, has dropped out of the 2020 Presidential Race!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 23, 2019
  • What is Trump's end game in the China trade stand-off?

    08/05/2019 12:35:20 PM PDT · by con-surf-ative · 58 replies
    Vanity | Con-surf-ative
    What is Trump’s end game in the China trade stand-off? I admit China has been ripping off US intellectual property for years and has been gaming the free enterprise system by exporting products manufactured with cheap, coerced labor and apparently have prevented US exports from competing fairly with their own domestically produced goods. The results have been loss of manufacturing and other blue collar work to outsourced labor in foreign markets. The Chinese have also been able to reverse engineer/steal/purchase technology that has a direct impact on US national security. This has to stop. However, so many inefficiencies have been...
  • Dow plunges 875 points after China devalues its currency

    08/05/2019 11:47:14 AM PDT · by Innovative · 75 replies
    CNN Business ^ | Aug. 5, 2019 | Anneken Tappe
    The Dow tumbled 875 points and global stocks were in disarray on Monday after China escalated the trade war with the United States. The Chinese government devalued the yuan to fall below its 7-to-1 ratio with the US dollar for the first time in a decade Monday. A weaker currency could soften the blow the United States has dealt China with its tariffs. The weak yuan ignited fear on Wall Street that a currency war has begun or that the United States would respond with even higher tariffs, prolonging the standoff with China and potentially weakening the global economy. Investors...
  • Trump: ICE to begin removing 'millions of illegal aliens' next week

    06/17/2019 8:12:15 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 145 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 17,2019 | by Zachary Halaschak
    President Trump said Monday on Twitter that Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin deporting “millions” of illegal migrants next week. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States. They will be removed as fast as they come in. Mexico, using their strong immigration laws, is doing a very good job of stopping people…" the president tweeted. The president did not offer specifics on what his claim entails. The news comes the same day as the State Department announced it would be cutting foreign aid...
  • No US-Mexico deal exists despite Trump's claim, Mexico foreign minister says

    06/10/2019 1:21:51 PM PDT · by Mariner · 66 replies
    The Independent (UK) via Yahoo ^ | June 10th, 2019 | Lily Puckett
    The Mexican foreign minister says no secret immigration deal exists between Mexico and the US, just hours after President Donald Trump tweeted that a “fully signed and documented” agreement would be “be revealed in the not too distant future.” Marcelo Ebrard, Mexico’s top diplomat, said in a news conference in Mexico City on Monday that there was an understanding that both countries would evaluate the number of migrants crossing the border of Mexico and the United States in the coming months, according to the New York Times. If the number is no significantly reduced, Mr Ebrard says, both nations will...
  • Trump: I've Reached a Deal With Mexico. The Tariffs Are Off.

    06/08/2019 4:39:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 51 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 7, 2019 | Cortney O'Brien
    President Trump's tariffs against Mexico have been "indefinitely suspended," he was proud to report on Friday night. He explained that the two parties managed to reach some sort of agreement. I am pleased to inform you that The United States of America has reached a signed agreement with Mexico. The Tariffs scheduled to be implemented by the U.S. on Monday, against Mexico, are hereby indefinitely suspended. Mexico, in turn, has agreed to take strong measures to....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 8, 2019 ....stem the tide of Migration through Mexico, and to our Southern Border. This is being done...
  • Trump Says Mexico ‘Wants to Make a Deal’ as Mexican Officials Head to White House to Avoid Tariffs

    06/05/2019 11:35:42 AM PDT · by Innovative · 111 replies
    NY Times ^ | June 5, 2019 | Michael D. Shear and Ana Swanson
    Vice President Mike Pence and other top administration officials will meet Wednesday with Mexico’s top diplomat as both sides try to avert the potentially crippling economic consequences of President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports. Mr. Trump has vowed to impose a 5 percent tariff on all goods from Mexico beginning Monday and to increase the tax to 25 percent by October if Mexico does not prevent migrants from illegally entering the United States. On Tuesday, Mr. Trump said that it was “more likely that the tariffs” would be imposed. But on Wednesday, the president said he...
  • Trump administration has paid farmers $8.52 billion in aid to offset trade war

    05/15/2019 10:56:35 AM PDT · by MAGA_patriot · 48 replies
    Axios ^ | 5/15/2019 | Marisa Fernandez
    As of Monday, the Trump administration has made $8.52 billion in direct payments to farmers through a 2018 aid program designed to counter losses stemming from the trade war with China, a U.S. Department of Agriculture spokesperson said.
  • China is raising tariffs on $60 billion of US goods starting June 1

    05/13/2019 8:55:25 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 123 replies
    CNBC ^ | 05-13-2019 | Jacob Pramuk
    Key Points China will raise tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. goods in retaliation for the Trump administration’s latest decision to increase duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese products. U.S. stock indexes fall about 2% as the trade war between the world’s two largest economies escalates. ================================================================ China will raise tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. goods in retaliation for the U.S. decision to hike duties on Chinese goods, the Chinese Finance Ministry said Monday. Beijing will increase tariffs on more than 5,000 products to as high as 25%. Duties on some other goods will increase to 20%. Those...
  • Why We Must Hang with Trump on Tariffs

    05/13/2019 11:59:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | May 13, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: It’s amazing. The Drive-By Media now understands the concept of tax cuts and tax increases, but it took tariffs and a tariff war with the ChiComs for the Drive-Bys to understand it. I’m being ironic and a little sarcastic. They know it and understand it. It’s just that since the Republicans own mantra of tax cuts, since that is a Republican owned belief… Democrats don’t believe in cutting taxes; Republicans do, and the Democrats know it. So whenever the concept of tax cuts comes up, the Democrats and the media have to destroy it, as they did the latest...
  • Dow Futures Fall Over 300 Points As U.S.-China Trade Talks Appear Stalled

    05/13/2019 4:36:04 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 92 replies
    Market Watch ^ | 05/13/19 | Barbara Kollmeyer
    Wall Street was setting up for a tough start to the week on Monday, with Dow Jones Industrial Average futures down over 300 points as investors waited for countermeasures from China after trade talks with the U.S. appeared to end in a stalemate. How did the benchmark indexes fare? Dow futures YMM9, -1.28% fell 311 points, or 1.2%, to 25,653, while S&P 500 futures ES, +1.86% dropped 36.40 points, or 1.2%, to 2,850.50. Nasdaq-100 futures NQM9, -1.76% slid 127.75 points, or 1.7%, to 7,482.50. On Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.44% rose 114.01 points, or 0.4%, to end...
  • Dow drops nearly 500 points after China retaliates with tariff hikes

    05/13/2019 8:04:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 131 replies
    CNBC ^ | 05/13/2019 | Fred Imbert
    Stocks fell sharply on Monday, giving back the gains from a strong turnaround in the previous session, after China decided to raise tariffs on some U.S. goods as the ongoing trade war between the worldÂ’s largest economies intensifies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded down 490 points, while a 2.8% drop in the tech sector pushed the S&P 500 down by 1.9%. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 2.6%. China will hike tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, starting on June 1. The goods targeted include a broad range of agricultural products. This comes after President Donald Trump raised tariffs...
  • US hikes tariffs on Chinese goods, Beijing vows retaliation

    05/10/2019 5:58:09 AM PDT · by central_va · 33 replies
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 10May19 | Joe Mcdonald
    "The risk of a complete breakdown in trade talks has certainly increased," said Michael Taylor of Moody's Investors Service in a report.WINING!!!!!!
  • US tariffs on China jump

    05/09/2019 10:09:09 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 101 replies
    CNBC ^ | 10 May 2019 | Jacob Pramuk | Everett Rosenfeld
    The Trump administration is hiking duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese products to 25% from 10%... Industries and businesses affected by the tariff hike will not feel the effect right away: it will apply to goods exported after May 10, according to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. It will not affect products already in transit to the United States. Trump has prepared to put even more pressure on China as he pushes for an agreement. The president has threatened to slap 25% tariffs on $325 billion in Chinese goods that remain untaxed.
  • China vows to retaliate with 'necessary countermeasures' against Trump's tariff goods

    05/10/2019 5:40:19 AM PDT · by central_va · 49 replies
    dailymail UK ^ | 10MAY19 | Al Reuters
    US Customs and Border Protection imposed the new 25 percent duty on affected US-bound cargoes leaving China after 12.01am on Friday The hike comes in the midst of two days of talks between top US and Chinese negotiators to trying to rescue a faltering deal to end a 10-month trade war China's commerce ministry said 'necessary countermeasures' would be taken Mike Pence said the administration is working 'hour by hour' to reach agreement Economists and industry consultants have said it may take three or four months for American shoppers to feel the pinch from the tariff hike They say...
  • Trump says confident N.Korea’s Kim won’t ‘break promise’

    05/04/2019 9:31:10 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 30 replies
    Business Recorder ^ | May 4, 2019 | Imaduddin
    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump voiced confidence Saturday that North Korea’s Kim Jong Un would not “break his promise,” after South Korea said Pyongyang had launched several unidentified projectiles into the sea. “Anything in this very interesting world is possible, but I believe that Kim Jong Un fully realizes the great economic potential of North Korea, & will do nothing to interfere or end it,” Trump tweeted. “He also knows that I am with him & does not want to break his promise to me. Deal will happen!”
  • GOP/Dem Border Deal: $1.3B for Wall, No Increase in Detention Space (only 55 new miles)

    02/12/2019 6:15:53 AM PST · by Zakeet · 58 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 11, 2019 | John Binder
    A Republican-Democrat border security deal that is expected to be offered to President Trump funds about $1.3 billion for a United States-Mexico border wall and includes no increase in detention space to control increasing illegal immigration at the border. [Snip] This funding is set to provide about 55 miles of new border wall along the roughly 2,000-mile long southern border. Much like the 2018 omnibus spending, which prevented Trump from building a border wall out of new materials, the deal is set to tack on stipulations as to what the barrier can be made from and where it can be...
  • Reporters instructed to gather at the White House to hear from President and R's -Shutdown

    01/23/2019 1:12:57 PM PST · by Revel · 76 replies
    Breaking911- Twitter ^ | 01/23/19 | Breaking911
    Full Title BREAKING NEWS: Reporters instructed to gather at the White House to hear from President Trump & Republican leaders regarding news on government shutdown - FNC Nothing more.
  • Trump Unlikely to Declare Emergency at Southern Border

    01/08/2019 2:02:55 PM PST · by Mariner · 31 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | January 8th, 2019 | By Michael C. Bender and Rebecca Ballhaus
    WASHINGTON—President Trump isn’t expected to declare a national emergency at the southern border when he addresses the nation Tuesday night about his request for funding for his long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico boundary, according to a person who has reviewed drafts of the speech. The president’s speech didn’t include any declaration of a national emergency, according to the person. Instead, the speech seeks to explain the president’s rationale for why he viewed the situation at the border as a crisis. Mr. Trump has said he wouldn’t sign any bill ending the partial government shutdown, which is now in its third...
  • Dems preparing for prolonged shutdown

    12/17/2018 11:32:52 AM PST · by detective · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/17/18 | Niv Elis
    House Democrats are making plans for a prolonged shutdown that will begin Saturday if the White House and lawmakers are unable to work out an agreement on President Trump’s demands for $5 billion in funding for his wall on the Mexican border. “We're making contingency plans for a long-term shutdown,” said one Democratic House aide, who pointed to the possibility that the partial government shutdown would last into the beginning of the new Congress, when Democrats will take over the House majority. “If the shutdown goes until Jan. 3, we'll bring up a funding bill,” the aide said. Democrats, after...