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White House adviser says coronavirus will delay China trade deal purchases

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Tuesday that the rapid spread of a novel coronavirus would delay a key term of the phase-one trade deal with China. Activity has grinded to a halt in the second-largest economy following travel and commerce restrictions designed to contain the rapid outbreak. Kudlow […]
White House adviser says coronavirus will delay China trade deal purchases
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Progressives slam Democrats for announcing their new trade deal with Trump an hour after they said they’re bringing articles of impeachment

On Tuesday morning, House Democrats unveiled articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump and announced they’d reached an agreement with the White House on a NAFTA replacement. Supports of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and more moderate Democrats praised the one-two punch of impeachment and the trade deal, arguing that Democrats […]
Progressives slam Democrats for announcing their new trade deal with Trump an hour after they said they’re bringing articles of impeachment
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The CEO of a $33 billion company responsible for 90,000 jobs says it’s time for Congress to pass the US, Mexico, Canada trade deal and protect the future of America’s economy

The US, Mexico, Canada Agreement, or USMCA, is a critical update to the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. The USMCA would help boost the US economy, as well as ensure access for American businesses into the Canadian and Mexican markets. It is time for Congress to ratify the […]
The CEO of a $33 billion company responsible for 90,000 jobs says it’s time for Congress to pass the US, Mexico, Canada trade deal and protect the future of America’s economy
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Trump’s new Mexico tariffs threaten to derail a major trade agreement that took more than a year of bitter negotiation, and they’re even drawing the ire of a Republican ally

US President Donald Trump’s threat of 5% tariffs on goods from Mexico over illegal immigration could upend a major trade deal that took over a year of bitter negotiations to reach. The US, Canada, and Mexico agreed to the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement last year, but Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa warned […]
Trump’s new Mexico tariffs threaten to derail a major trade agreement that took more than a year of bitter negotiation, and they’re even drawing the ire of a Republican ally
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Trump is rolling back steep tariffs on metal from Canada and Mexico

President Donald Trump on Friday said he would remove metal tariffs on Canada and Mexico. The move marks a major step toward ratifying the countries’ new trade agreement reached last year. The metal tariffs were levied in a bid to keep cheap material from flooding the US market, but the […]
Trump is rolling back steep tariffs on metal from Canada and Mexico