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  1. trade war
    The Dangers of Trump’s Trade WarsIntelligencer staffers chat about the president’s ill-considered tariff policy in the aftermath of his big Mexico walkback.
  2. tariffs
    Trump’s Mexico Tariffs Might Actually WorkMexico is reportedly on the cusp of making major concessions to prevent Trump’s duties from going into effect.
  3. tariffs
    Trump’s Threatened Tariffs on Mexico: Everything We KnowA 5 percent tariff on all Mexico imports is set to go into effect on Monday, and virtually everyone opposes it.
  4. tariffs
    GOP Senators Reject Mexico Tariff As Trump Mulls Second National EmergencyRepublican senators dislike the idea of a Mexico tariff so much that they may even be willing to cross the aisle to provide a vetoproof majority.
  5. tariffs
    Trump’s Plan to Seal the Border by Putting Tariffs on Mexico Will BackfireThe move threatens approval of Trump’s new NAFTA, jeopardizes the economic expansion, and could actually make Mexico less cooperative on immigration.
  6. trade war
    Trump to Open a Second Front in His Trade WarTrump announced a tariff on Mexican goods until the migration crisis is solved. Like the border wall, it is an ineffective stab at crisis management.
  7. the top line
    Trump’s Tariffs Only Work If Americans Pay ThemThis fact is inseparable from the president’s eagerness to impose them.
  8. trade war
    Trump’s Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow Admits Tariffs Do Hurt American ConsumersOn Fox News Sunday, the White House economic adviser contradicted Trump’s false claims on the tariff hike, admitting that it will hurt the economy.
  9. trade war
    Trump Makes Wild, Improbable Tariff Threat to China Ahead of Trade TalksThe president could also just think its sweeps week for his trade war.
  10. trade war
    Trump Cuts Trade Deal With China, But Unclear If It Means MuchMarkets cheered when nothing really bad happened between Trump and Xi. But the deal may have been less than meets the eye.
  11. politics
    Farm Bankruptcies Are on the Rise, and Trump’s Trade War Isn’t HelpingMidwest farmers’ financial troubles stoked fears of a repeat of the ‘80s farm crisis, and Trump’s policies offer little hope for relief.
  12. Trump’s Idea of Paying Down National Debt With Tariffs Is a Bad JokeAs always, Trump’s fiscal math makes no sense.
  13. Trade Deficit Swelling Under Trade Warrior TrumpIf, as the president believes, trade balances separate “winners” from “losers,” America is in growing trouble.
  14. As Trade War Drags On, the Cry Spreads: ‘Where’s Our Bailout?’Trump’s efforts to buy off farmers were predictable. But as the pain spreads from his trade war, so, too, do calls for compensation.
  15. Trump Races Toward 25 Percent Tariff on Auto ImportsDespite the advice he’s getting from inside his administration, Trump is eager to hit foreign automakers with tariffs.
  16. Trump to Veterans: Trust Me, Not Your Lying EyesOn trade, the president advises that he is the only arbiter of truth.
  17. Trump Threatens to Slap Tariffs on Everything Imported From ChinaSo far the U.S. has tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese goods. Trump’s threatened to take that number up to $500 billion.
  18. After Trump’s New Tariff Threat, China Seeks Strategy for RetaliationAs Trump prepares tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese exports, Beijing seeks ways to hit back — without scaring off foreign investors.
  19. On Eve of Trade War, China Warns That Trump’s Tariffs Will BackfireChinese officials say that $20 billion of Trump’s tariffs will fall on foreign companies operating in China — including American firms.
  20. Trump Has a Bill That Would Blow Up the WTO. It’s Called the U.S. FART Act.The “United States Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act” would give Trump unlimited power to wage trade wars. Fortunately, the Fart ACT is just hot air.
  21. Jeff Flake Flakes, Says He Won’t Block Trump’s Supreme Court PickThe Arizona senator had previously threatened to block Trump’s judicial nominees until the Senate held a vote on a bill rolling back his tariffs.
  22. food fight
    Trump Trade War Spoiling Export Market for American Cheese MakersAmerican companies are facing new tariffs, while the European Union signs deal to cut tariffs and increase protections on European cheese.
  23. Trump Attacks, Threatens Harley-Davidson for Moving Production to EuropeThis probably won’t be the last company he’ll pick a fight with over his counterproductive economic aggression.
  24. Harley-Davidson Announces It Will Move Some Operations to Europe Amid Trade WarThis probably wasn’t what the president had in mind.
  25. Trump Could Accidentally Help Save Angela Merkel’s JobTrump’s attacks on Merkel might backfire. Maybe he should embrace those foreign leaders he would destroy.
  26. As Europe’s Tariffs on the U.S. Goods Take Effect, Trump Threatens RetaliationWeeks after Trump’s tariffs on E.U. steel went into force, Europe strikes back — and the president threatens to put duties on their car exports.
  27. Dow Tumbles As Trump Escalates Trade War With ChinaThe president has now threatened to impose tariffs on $450 billion worth of Chinese goods — and China has promised to respond in kind.
  28. Trump Raises Taxes on Chinese Goods, Eyes Foreign Cars NextTrump slaps tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports, while preparing to declare foreign-made cars a “national security threat.”
  29. Koch Brothers to Spend Millions Fighting Against Trump’s Trade War AgendaIn an unusual step, one of the GOP’s major allies is putting actual money into an attack on Trump’s trade policies.
  30. the national interest
    Trump Is Probing the Constitution for Weaknesses, and Finding ThemThe president discovering seemingly innocuous power to impose tariffs and hand out pardons has potential for abuse.
  31. Trump Slaps Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on the E.U., Canada, and MexicoThe decision is likely to lead these core American allies to retaliate against American exporters.
  32. Trump Moves Ahead With Trade Sanctions Against ChinaIn what seems to be a negotiating tactic, the White House announced it was proceeding with tariffs and other trade restrictions until further notice.
  33. Trump Seeks Public’s Trust on China Talks, Tells Blatant LieTrump assures voters that he’s winning the trade negotiations — and that Beijing will lowers tariffs on U.S. goods for the “first time.”
  34. Mnuchin: China-U.S. Trade War ‘On Hold’But China won’t agree to America’s most pressing demand.
  35. Trump Delays Big Decision on EU TariffsWill he spark a full-blown trade war with American allies? Check back in a month!
  36. China Hits U.S. With Steep Tariff on Grain ImportsSouthern farmers aren’t going to love this.
  37. Trump’s ‘New’ Idea: Farm SubsidiesThe president was surprised to learn that farm-state lawmakers don’t want “welfare” for farmers. Did he know they already get subsidies?
  38. Trump Calls Chinese Tariffs on American Cars ‘Stupid’He’s not exactly turning down the temperature as a trade war looms.
  39. Trump Cheers on Trade War With China As Stocks TumbleAfter Beijing threatened to slap tariffs on 106 U.S. exports Wednesday, markets panicked — and Trump reiterated his enthusiasm for trade war.
  40. trade wars
    American Farmers Are Horrified by Trump’s Tariffs“No winners emerge from a trade war and that’s particularly true when it involves food and nutrition.”
  41. China Announces Retaliatory Tariffs on American GoodsThis was inevitable.
  42. Trump Hits China With $50 Billion in Tariffs“This is the first of many,” Trump said as he signed the order. “This is number one — but this is the first of many.”
  43. Trump Is Preparing More Than $30 Billion in Anti-China TariffsThe president is on the cusp of launching the most aggressive (and, arguably, illegal) trade action of his tenure.
  44. Why This Key Trump Adviser Strikes Fear Into GOP HeartsThe possibility that Gary Cohn will be replaced by Trump’s nationalist trade guru Peter Navarro has many mainstream conservatives nervous.
  45. news you can booze
    Whiskey Industry Argues It Will Be an ‘Unintended’ Victim of Trump’s TariffsThe EU has said it will retaliate with tariffs on American goods, including whiskey.
  46. Trump Brings Back Ancient GOP Tradition of ProtectionismHe appears to be a true believer in reversing globalization, not just using tariffs as a weapon. That’s both new — and very old — for Republicans.
  47. Paul Ryan and Other Republicans Try to Talk Trump Out of TariffsAt least for a day, the House Speaker isn’t a presidential lackey.
  48. Trump: I’ll Lift Tariffs If NAFTA Is RenegotiatedThe president is attempting to bully two close allies into submission.
  49. Trump Pal Sold Millions in Steel-Related Stock Days Before Tariff NewsCoincidence?
  50. the national interest
    ‘Trade Wars Are Good.’ Business Is Scared of Trump for the First Time.Trump has wandered off the reservation before, but this time he might not come back.
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