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In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China

Jun. 19, 2018 4:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports on Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war. The tariffs, which Trump wants set at a 10 percent rate, would be the latest round of punitive...

Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

Jun. 18, 2018 11:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports on Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war. The tariffs, which Trump wants set at a 10 percent rate, would be the latest round of punitive...

Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

Jun. 18, 2018 10:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unapologetic President Donald Trump defended his administration's border-protection policies Monday in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents. Calling for tough action against illegal immigration, Trump declared the U.S....

Giuliani says Trump may consider pardons after Russia probe

Jun. 18, 2018 1:59 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller's work wraps up, if he believed they were treated "unfairly." Until then, consideration of...

Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

Jun. 18, 2018 12:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top White House adviser on Sunday distanced the Trump administration from responsibility for separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, even though the administration put in place and could easily end a policy that has led to a spike in cases of split and...

Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

Jun. 17, 2018 3:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller's work wraps up, if he believed they were treated "unfairly." Until then, consideration of...

Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

Jun. 17, 2018 6:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party's most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November. To many conservatives, the compromise immigration proposal...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jun. 16, 2018 10:58 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Former White House strategist Steve Bannon; Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — White House counselor Kellyanne Conway; Reps. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Mark Sanford, R-S.C. ___ CBS' "Face...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jun. 15, 2018 10:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Former White House strategist Steve Bannon; Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald...

A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports

Jun. 15, 2018 4:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump brought the world's two biggest economies to the brink of a trade war Friday by announcing a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion in Chinese imports to take effect July 6. Beijing quickly responded that it would retaliate with penalties of the same scale on...