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On staff following orders, Trump says: 'Nobody disobeys me'

Apr 22 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump dismissed questions from reporters on Monday about his staff's reluctance to carry out his orders and the chances of impeachment proceedings in the U.S. Congress, days after the Mueller report highlighted both issues. | Video

Exclusive: U.S. waters down demand China ax subsidies in push for trade deal - sources

Apr 15 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING U.S. negotiators have tempered demands that China curb industrial subsidies as a condition for a trade deal after strong resistance from Beijing, according to two sources briefed on discussions, marking a retreat on a core U.S. objective for the trade talks.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE- U.S. waters down demand China ax subsidies in push for trade deal -sources

Apr 15 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING, April 14 U.S. negotiators have tempered demands that China curb industrial subsidies as a condition for a trade deal after strong resistance from Beijing, according to two sources briefed on discussions, marking a retreat on a core U.S. objective for the trade talks.

'Don't blink' on Trump tariffs, steel CEOs tell U.S. lawmakers

Mar 27 2019

WASHINGTON Chief executives from American steel producers urged lawmakers to maintain strong U.S. tariffs on the metal on Wednesday to protect their industry, as Senate efforts to rein in President Donald Trump's tariff powers gained steam.

Bolsonaro touts 'changed', U.S.-friendly Brazil to Washington

Mar 18 2019

WASHINGTON Far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, on his first official visit to Washington, declared himself an unabashed admirer of the United States and said he was seeking a new era of close relations after what he called decades of anti-American leaders. | Video

Trump team has no plan to go to China for trade talks: official

Mar 08 2019

WASHINGTON Trump administration officials have not made any new plans to send a team to China for face-to-face trade talks although there is much work left to be done to reach a deal, White House trade adviser Clete Willems said on Friday.

U.S. says rejects WTO's 'straitjacket' of trade obligations

Mar 02 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration filed another salvo at the World Trade Organization on Friday, saying U.S. trade policy was not going to be dictated by the international body and defending its use of tariffs to pressure China and other trade partners.

Trump travels to Delaware base to honor four Americans killed in Syria

Jan 19 2019

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del U.S. President Donald Trump traveled to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Saturday to receive the remains of four Americans killed in a suicide bombing in northern Syria. | Video

Exclusive: Trump meets with Cabinet officials to revive infrastructure push - sources

Jan 18 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is reviving efforts to win approval for a significant infrastructure plan lasting up to 13 years, two people briefed on the matter said, as the administration seeks to bring a long-stalled campaign promise back to life.

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