Trump Lauds Potential North Korea Summit as 'Very Exciting for the World'

13 April, 2018, 01:33 | Author: Laverne Higgins
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Investors across the globe are bracing for uncertain markets over an escalating trade dispute between the US and China.

Trump says: "It's not nice when they hit the farmers specifically because they think that hits me". He called Mueller's probe "an attack on our country in a true sense, an attack on what we all stand for". China last week said it would tax imports on US pork, soybeans, apples, airplanes and other products totaling $50 billion. Organizers said they never meant to go to the US border.

The US president has repeatedly slammed the e-commerce giant for destroying traditional retailers, not paying its fair share of taxes and underpaying the US Postal Service for delivering its goods.

Months after taking office in April of 2017, while talking about the threat from North Korea, President Trump told Fox News, "I don't want to telegraph what I am doing or what I am thinking".

Mr. Trump responded by ordering his advisers to look at another $100 billion in possible tariffs on more Chinese products.

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The new White House economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, said Sunday that a "coalition of the willing" - including Canada, much of Europe and Australia - was being formed to pressure China and that the USA would demand that the World Trade Organization, an arbiter of trade disputes, be stricter on Beijing. He also has a gripe with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who owns the Washington Post newspaper, which the president accuses of posting fake news.

The head of the US Border Patrol sector that includes part of West Texas and all of New Mexico said on Monday he met with leaders of the New Mexico National Guard to begin discussions about what will be required and their capabilities. So that will be very exciting, I think, for the world.

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed legislation aimed at penalizing website operators that facilitate online sex trafficking and chipping away at a legal protection for the technology industry.

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on CBS' "Face the Nation" that he didn't expect the tariffs to have a "meaningful impact on the economy" even as he left the door open for disruption. The U.S. Treasury Department is working on plans to restrict Chinese technology investments in the U.S. And there is talk that the U.S. could also put limits on visas for Chinese who want to visit or study in this country.


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