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World Dec 02US, China reach 90-day truce in their trade dispute
The breakthrough came after a dinner meeting Saturday between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires.
World Dec 01U.S. backs G20 statement, except on climate change
The U.S. supported the language on reforming the World Trade Organization, but did not sign on to a commitment to support the Paris Climate Accord, which Trump is exiting.
Economy Nov 30Trump signs new trade pact with Canada, Mexico leaders
The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is meant to replace the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement.
Politics Nov 16Trump says he has answered, but not submitted, written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller
President Donald Trump said Friday that he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn't yet submitted them.
Politics Nov 07Despite House loss, Trump still sees midterms success
Trump stayed quiet for much of election night as Republicans maintained their hold on the Senate and Democrats captured control of the House — a shift all but certain to redefine his presidency.
Politics Nov 06Florida voters to choose Trump ally or first African-American governor
Former Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis is hoping to ride President Donald Trump's backing to victory in the governor's race Tuesday, while Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum has sought to energize his party's voters as an unabashed liberal.
Politics Oct 31Trump stokes pre-election fear of immigrants to drive voters
With his eyes squarely on next Tuesday's elections, President Donald Trump is rushing out hardline immigration declarations, promises and actions as he tries to mobilize supporters to retain Republican control of Congress. His own campaign in 2016 concentrated on border…
Politics Oct 30Trump says he’s pursuing executive order to end birthright citizenship
Revoking birthright citizenship would spark a court fight over whether the president has the unilateral ability to change an amendment to the Constitution. The 14th Amendment guarantees that right for all children born in the U.S.
Politics Oct 29After Pittsburgh shooting and packages plot, Trump calls media ‘the true Enemy of the People’
Trump strongly condemned the Pittsburgh attack as an act of anti-Semitism, and has denounced political violence and called for unity. But just days before the midterm elections, he has continued to hold his political rallies, complete with harsh criticism of…
Nation Oct 27Trump says Pittsburgh attack lays bare ‘hate’ in US
President Donald Trump on Saturday lamented the “devastating” attack by a shooter on a Pittsburgh synagogue, saying it lays bare the “hate in our country” and speculating that the deadly violence would have been curbed if the building had had…