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Trump Today: President calls for end to ‘witch hunt’ ahead of meeting key Chinese official

Reuters President Donald Trump As Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report could possibly be released in the next few days, President Donald Trump took to Twitter Friday to call for an end to what he’s long called a “witch hunt.” CITING BURR In his tweet the president referred to Sen. Richard Burr’s announcement earlier this […]

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Here are the companies poised to profit from the Trump border wall

Washington’s border-security deal provides $1.375 billion to build about 55 miles of border barriers, setting up government contractors to compete for their piece of that money. While the level of funding falls short of what President Donald Trump has demanded for his long-promised wall, it’s still a sizable amount that Democrats and Republicans have agreed […]

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Tough going in trade talks; Trump set to meet China’s top negotiator: report

Negotiators from the U.S. and China have struggled this week to agree on specific language as they sketch out the framework of a potential trade deal, Reuters reported Thursday. Still, talks in Washington were apparently going well enough that President Donald Trump will meet with China’s top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, on Friday, […]

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Trump administration cuts off talks on fuel-efficiency standards with California

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Thursday broke off talks on vehicle mileage standards with California, increasing the chances of a court battle that threatens to unsettle the auto industry. The White House, which has proposed freezing the standards, said it would now move unilaterally to finish its own mileage rule later this year “with […]

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Trump Today: President rips Jussie Smollett after ‘Empire’ actor charged, presses for 5G adoption

Getty Images President Donald Trump asked ‘what about MAGA’ after actor Jussie Smollett was charged with making a false police report. President Donald Trump on Thursday blasted actor Jussie Smollett after he was charged with making a false police report, and said he wanted U.S. companies to move faster in developing next-generation wireless technology. […]

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As Trump Economy Slows, New Data Show Lagging Business Confidence

The U.S. economy is slowing. Everyone agrees — from Wall Street economists to top officials at the Federal Reserve. But by how much?  A key driver is business confidence — and whether executives are investing in new factories, equipment and technology. And based on the latest economic data, executives are becoming less optimistic as the stimulus fades from President Donald […]