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White House optimistic on Chinese trade issues

/ Sep 22, 2018

White House optimistic on Chinese trade issues

The United States is optimistic about finding a way forward in its trade dispute with China, but it does not have a date scheduled for further talks as it assesses Beijing's response to the latest round of tariffs, a senior White House official said ...

Trump attacks AFL-CIO leader on Labor Day

Sep 4, 2018

Trump attacks AFL-CIO leader on Labor Day

President Donald Trump started his Labor Day with an attack on a top union leader, lashing out after criticism from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. Trump tweeted Monday that Trumka "represented his union poorly on television this weekend." He added: "it is easy to see why ...

U.S. starts clock ticking on reaching trade pact with Mexico

Sep 1, 2018

U.S. starts clock ticking on reaching trade pact with Mexico

U.S. President Donald Trump notified Congress on Friday that he plans to sign an agreement with Mexico in 90 days to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, and hopes Canada can be brought on board. Under U.S. trade rules, the American team doesn't have ...

U.S., Canada agreement on NAFTA 2.0 appears to be in reach

Aug 30, 2018

U.S., Canada agreement on NAFTA 2.0 appears to be in reach

A deal on an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement appears to be within reach, as Canada and the United States were set to continue negotiations Thursday aimed at getting the pact done by the end of the week. The two sides will ...