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Politics Dec 07Trump says he will nominate Heather Nauert as next UN ambassador
Nauert is to replace Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor who announced in October that she would step down as ambassador at the end of this year…
Politics Dec 02Trump’s on-off dance with complicated acquaintances
Amid weighty issues of state, another fascination at the Group of 20 summit has been President Donald Trump’s will-he, won’t-he dance with two fellow leaders who are something of international outcasts these days.
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.
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 28Kremlin says it expects Putin-Trump meeting to go ahead
The Kremlin said Wednesday it still expects a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump to go ahead as planned despite a suggestion from Trump that it could be canceled.
Economy Nov 27Trump says he is ‘very disappointed’ with GM plant closures
GM announced Monday it would shutter five plants and slash 14,000 jobs in North America.
Economy Nov 27White House economic adviser warns China about trade dispute ahead of G20
National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said if the U.S. doesn't get "satisfactory" responses to its trade positions soon, more tariffs will be imposed on China.
Politics Nov 27Trump rejects key conclusion of U.S. government climate report
The president has rejected a central conclusion of a report on the economic costs of climate change released by his own administration, but economists said the warning of hundreds of billions of dollars a year in global warming costs is…
Politics Nov 20Facing criticism, Trump pledges to visit troops in war zone
Trump has yet to embark on what has long been a traditional presidential pilgrimage important to the military: a visit to troops deployed in a war zone. As he departed Tuesday for Florida to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday at his…
Politics Nov 14After public rebuke by Melania Trump, Mira Ricardel departs West Wing
Aides said Ricardel clashed with the first lady's staff over her visit to Africa last month. Yet it is highly unusual for a first lady or her office to weigh in on personnel matters, especially the president's national security staff.