After the United States unveiled plans to impose tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports Tuesday, China lashed back within hours, matching the American tariffs with plans to tax $50 billion of U.S. products, including soybeans and small aircraft.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump says his commerce secretary will be talking to the European Union about tariffs Trump argues have been unfair to the United States.
By Stephen Braun, Associated Press
The push for documents renews an earlier attempt from May that produced no records.
Some of the world’s wealthiest corporations and individuals had offshore tax and financial dealings revealed in a leak of more than 13 million documents, known as the Paradise Papers. That includes Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, whose investments indirectly trace to…
By Larisa Epatko
A leak of 13.4 million documents from offshore firms unveiled the accounts of some elite, world-famous names, such as Queen Elizabeth II and Bono, along with some U.S.-Russian ties within the Trump administration.
By Bernard Condon, Associated Press
Ross says U.S. ethics officials who had reviewed his finances earlier this year did not ask him to sell his stock, and that he had listed the holding in his government financial disclosure forms and wasn't hiding anything.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
Ross, 79, will promote American business interests in the U.S. and abroad. He'll oversee agencies that manage fisheries, weather forecasting and the Census.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Kevin Freking, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Breaking with Republican orthodoxy, a new Trump administration will work quickly to re-do the North American Free Trade Agreement, a massive trade pact with Canada and Mexico that has boosted trade but still stings laid off workers across…
After a first week of confirmation hearings drew considerable attention to some of President-elect Donald Trump’s more controversial picks for the Cabinet, including Sen. Jeff Sessions, another round of nominees will this week face Senate committees with questions about their…
From the early days of his campaign, one of Donald Trump's rallying cries was to “beware of Wall Street.” But the president-elect’s Cabinet picks of Steve Mnuchin and Wilbur Ross are stalwarts of the financial establishment. Special correspondent Paul Solman…
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