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Trump Threatens "Reciprocal Tax" On Imported Goods; White House Denies

Update: Citing an unnamed administration official, Bloomberg reports that the White House has "no formal proposal on the table for a so-calle.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 13th, 2018

GOP leaders, White House chuck "border tax" in win for retailers (Video)

Republican leaders have scrapped a proposed tax on imported goods — an idea that had been fiercely opposed by retailers like Target Corp. and Best Buy Co. Inc. The Financial Times reports on the shift by Congressional Republicans and Trump administ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 28th, 2017

Trump Today: Trump Today: Steel dumping a ‘tremendous problem,’ president says as he orders probe

President Donald Trump took the New York Times to task over its New England Patriots photos, ordered a review of whether imported steel threatens U.S. national security and held talks with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni at the White House......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 20th, 2017

Trump is considering a 20% border tax on Mexican imports — here"s what Mexico sends to the US

On Thursday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested that one possible source of funding for the proposed Mexican-American border wall could be a new 20% border tax on goods imported from Mexico. "When you look at the p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 27th, 2017

Trump: US trade strategy"s intent is to create jobs

In comments at the White House, the president urges reciprocal taxes that would encourage other countries to reduce their levies to zero......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 13th, 2018

Domestic violence slur: Trump aide denies allegations but resigns anyway

Rob Portman however said, his decision in this regard was his own and he is not leaving the White House under pressure.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 8th, 2018

Turkey"s Erdogan Ignores Trump, Threatens To Expand Syria Operation To More Cities

The White House said Trump had told his Turkish counterpart to "limit its military actions" in a phone call......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 26th, 2018

"Fake News" - President Trump Denies He Tried To Fire Mueller

Less than 12 hours after The New York Times reported - according to four sources - that the president ordered the firing of Special Counsel Mueller last June (but reportedly backed off after White House Counsel Don .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 26th, 2018

Sarah Sanders Denies Ivanka Trump is Planning John Kelly Replacement, Says He"s in "For the Long Haul"

“Look, I would not use Vanity Fair for much other than a coaster," the White House press secretary said about a recent report......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 23rd, 2018

Trump administration slaps steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels

REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach The White House approved a 30% tariff on imported solar panels. The tariff will apply only to solar cells and modules above 2.5 gigawatts. WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 22nd, 2018

The Trump administration slaps 30% tariff on imported solar panels

REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach The White House approved a 30% tariff on imported solar panels. The tariff will apply only to solar cells and modules above 2.5 gigawatts.    WASHINGTON (R.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 22nd, 2018

First Solar shares jump 8% after White House OKs tariffs on solar-panel imports

Shares of First Solar Inc. jumped 8% late Monday after news that President Donald Trump has approved trade protections on imported solar panels and modules as well as imported washing machines for home use. The solar tariffs are appr.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 22nd, 2018

We"re about to find out if Trump meant anything he said about taking a jackhammer to global trade deals

Mark Lyons / Stringer / Getty Images In the coming weeks the White House will make trade decisions about a number of goods ranging from steel to solar panels. Mostly, these decisions are about attacking China, b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 16th, 2018

Trump Denies "Shithole" Comment, Slams "Outrageous" DACA Proposal

After reports that Trump referred to "shithole" African nations in a meeting (that was not denied by The White House), the pr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 12th, 2018

Trump attorney threatens "imminent" legal action against Steve Bannon after disparaging remarks surfaced in new book

AP Photo/Evan Vucci An attorney for President Donald Trump reportedly sent a letter to former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon in light of disparaging remarks Bannon was quoted as saying in an upcoming book detailing the inner worki.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 4th, 2018

White House Threatens New Sanctions If Iran Doesn’t Allow Civilian Protests

Trump tweeted that the people of Iran "are finally acting against the brutal an.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 2nd, 2018

Trump suggested Haitian immigrants to U.S. ‘all have AIDS,’ says a report that White House denies

President Donald Trump, at a midyear White House meeting on immigration, reportedly suggested that Haitian immigrants “all have AIDS.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 23rd, 2017

Sarah Huckabee Sanders denies Trump wears dentures after slurred speech, saying his throat was just dry

AP Photo/Evan Vucci White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at a press conference Thursday that Trump's slurred speech at the end of his announcement on Jerusalem was due to a dry throat. Questions had arisen about whether Trump we.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2017

White House denies Trump called the justice system "a joke" and "a laughingstock" hours after he said it

Reuters/Carlos Barria The White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, said during Wednesday's press briefing that President Donald Trump di.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 1st, 2017

Six Times Donald Trump"s White House Has Refused to Answer Reporters" Questions

The Trump administration regularly denies reporters' requests for comment—unless they're giving the president good press......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 23rd, 2017

6 Times Donald Trump"s White House Has Refused to Answer Reporters" Questions

The Trump administration regularly denies reporters' requests for comment — unless they're giving the president good press......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 23rd, 2017