Tariffs

Trump tariffs push U.S. trade deficit to 10-year high

President Trump's tariffs, which have sparked a trade war he said would reduce the U.S. trade deficit, have expanded it instead — to the highest level in a decade. On Thursday, the Commerce Department reported that the country's trade deficit had hit a 10-year high at $55.5 billion....

Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 11:00pm

Trump already claiming China meddling in 2018 midterm elections

During a meeting of the U.N. Security Council yesterday, President Trump claimed, without evidence, that China is meddling in the 2018 U.S. midterm elections to punish the Republican Party for his anti-China policies. “They do not want me or us to win because I am the first president ever to...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 5:32pm

Trump's new China tariffs will raise consumer prices on these items

President Trump's latest round of tariffs on goods imported from China could raise prices for consumers as soon as next week. On Monday, the White House announced that Trump's proposed 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese imports would go into effect on Sept. 21, then increase to...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 10:00pm