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Special report: A new era of global trade wars

June 9, 2018
Jonathan Swan, Jim VandeHei | Axios
No single shot in President Trump’s trade wars matters much. But the wild, simultaneous spraying of shots at a half dozen U.S. allies — unprecedented in modern America — is changing the balance of trade politics and power before our eyes.

President Trump meets with world leaders at the G-7 summit in Canada

June 8, 2018
President Trump meets with world leaders in Canada.
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Trump breaks with decades of protocol with tweet before release of jobs report

June 2, 2018
Ashley Parker, Damian Paletta | The Washington Post
President Trump on Friday shattered several decades of protocol — and possibly violated a federal directive — by hinting strongly that the monthly U.S. jobs report would be a rosy one 69 minutes before its release.

North Korea summit is back on, President Donald Trump hits U.S. allies with metal tariffs

June 1, 2018
North Korean and American leaders plan to meet June 12.

President Trump rattles global markets and cracks down on immigration, EPA chief’s future remains uncertain

April 6, 2018
A trade war, crackdown on immigration and turmoil in the Trump administration.
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After Another Week of Chaos, Trump Repairs to Palm Beach. No One Knows What Comes Next.

March 24, 2018
Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Mark Landler | The New York Times
President Trump decamped to his oceanfront estate here on Friday after a head-spinning series of presidential decisions on national security, trade and the budget that left the capital reeling and his advisers nervous about what comes next.
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Atkins: Trade war begins at home for GOP

March 9, 2018
Kimberly Atkins | The Boston Herald
President Trump has entered into a trade war with his own party, announcing sweeping — but flexible — tariffs on steel and aluminum importers while keeping Republican lawmakers who opposed the move in the dark about the plan’s details until just before they were announced.
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