U.S. Secretary of Commerce

Warren proposes sweeping crackdown on lobbying

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday unveiled sweeping anti-corruption legislation to tackle what she called a widespread "crisis of faith" in how Washington works, sparked by extensive corporate lobbying.<p>The proposed lobbying overhaul, which will give Warren a fresh opening to pummel President Donald …

Politics

Elizabeth Warren wants to bar Congress from owning individual stock

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) introduced a sweeping anti-corruption bill Tuesday that would impose a lifetime ban on lobbying for presidents and …

Politics

BRIEF-Trump Auto Tariff Timetable Likely to Slip Amid Europe, Nafta Talks - WSJ

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We're at a tipping point with the US-Mexico agreement, but far from tri-Canada deal, says pro

Michael Camunez, Monarch Global Strategies CEO and International Trade Administration former assistant secretary of commerce, joins the 'Squawk Box' …

Mexico

Trump administration may delay auto tariff timeline

The Trump administration may delay a decision on whether to impose tariffs on auto imports, after the Commerce Department said it is held up on a report detailing whether they pose a risk to national security.<p>While the Commerce Department had said it would release the report this month, U.S. …

Trump Administration

Usa, Wsj: probabile rinvio dazi su auto

© Reuters. Trump hosts an event honoring ICE and Customs Border Protection workers at the White House in Washington<p>(Reuters) - Sembra probabile che …

Donald Trump

Johnson & Johnson

Through its Johnson & Johnson Institute, the pharma giant has trained some 250,000 health care workers in India since 1993. The curriculum includes …

Johnson & Johnson

Auto tariff report delayed

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says a report on auto tariffs won't be out this month as expected.<p>Ross noted the delay is tied to ongoing negotiations …

Business

We need to narrow our list of China trade demands: Expert

Stefan Selif, former under secretary of commerce for international trade under President Obama, and Michael Pillsbury, an adviser to President Trump, …

Donald Trump

Amid Trump tariff troubles, Hawley urges owner of Poplar Bluff nail plant to stay open

<b>JEFFERSON CITY</b> • Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley is challenging the owner of a Poplar Bluff nail company to keep the facility open as it waits …

Donald Trump

Ryan Zinke, Trump's Interior secretary, fires another shot at California water policy

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, stepping up the Trump administration’s attack on California water policy, on Friday issued a memo to his staff demanding a “plan of action” to circumvent state officials. He gave the staff 15 days to put a proposal on his desk.<p>Zinke’s memo represents the latest volley …

Forests

Trump White House unlikely to impose auto tariffs any time soon despite threats

The Trump administration is pushing back its timetable for completing a controversial investigation into whether to impose tariffs on auto imports, …

Donald Trump

Washing Machine Imports Plummet, Prices Soar With Tariffs

As President Trump and his trade-policy triumvirate contemplate sticking it to China and other nations with steep import tariffs on hundreds and hundreds of goods, a word of caution:<p>If the goal of the global tariffs on washing machines imposed earlier this year was to choke off imports, then they …

Economy

California Legal Challenges To Census Citizenship Question To Continue

A federal judge in San Francisco has rejected the Trump administration's motion to dismiss two lawsuits over the 2020 census question. A potential …

U.S. Justice Department

Trump Complains Powell Hasn’t Been Cheap-Money Fed Chair

President Donald Trump said he expected Jerome Powell to be a cheap-money Fed chairman and lamented to wealthy Republican donors at a Hamptons …

Politics

Efforts to curb subsidies in farm bill fall short

<i>With help from Hans von der Burchard and Maya Parthasarathy</i><p><b>PROGRAMMING NOTE:</b> Morning Agriculture will not publish from Aug. 27-Sept. 3. Our next Morning Agriculture newsletter will publish on Tuesday, Sept. 4.<p><b>EFFORTS TO CURB SUBSIDIES FALL SHORT:</b> An unusual coalition of libertarians, free-marketers …

North Dakota

Trump Is Said to Complain Powell Has Not Been Cheap-Money Fed Chair – Bloomberg

Trump Is Said to Complain Powell Has Not Been Cheap-Money Fed Chair<p>Trump Is Said to Complain Powell Has Not Been Cheap-Money Fed Chair<p>Trump Is Said …

Donald Trump

Trump meets with high-dollar donors at Hamptons fundraiser

President Donald Trump recounted his achievements in office to a wealthy Hamptons crowd at a closed-door fund-raiser this weekend.<p>Trump took part in …

Donald Trump

An even bigger China shock

By now many of us are familiar with the basic arguments for and against President TrumpDonald John TrumpWhite House counsel called Trump 'King Kong' …

Economics

ZTE resumes SA operations after US lifts ban

Fu Zhen, CTO of ZTE South Africa.<p>ZTE South Africa resumed operations immediately following the lifting of the ban by the US government and the …

South Africa

China Trade Talks Resume, and the Fed Chairman Will Speak

<i>Here’s what to expect in the week ahead:</i><p>Trade<p><b>Hearings, new tariffs and trade talks with China.</b><p>The United States trade representative will on Monday begin six days of hearings, during which up to 370 witnesses will weigh in on the administration’s plan to place tariffs on an additional $200 billion …

Economy

Citizenship question for 2020 census prompts strong criticism, lawsuits

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A U.S. Commerce Department decision that a question about citizenship status be included on the 2020 census has its fair share of …

Immigration

Judge says California lawsuit challenging census question can proceed

A federal judge ruled Friday that California’s lawsuit against the Trump administration over the addition of a question on citizenship to the 2020 …

Politics

Judge won't throw out California suits over census question

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge has refused to throw out California lawsuits over Trump Administration plans to add a citizenship question to …

San Francisco

JROTC Act is a true success story: Roger Wicker

Sometimes a conversation at church can spark an idea for a law. That happened in early May, when my longtime friend Leland Speed told me about the …

Roger Wicker

Will the Economy Determine the Midterms?

By many indicators, the US economy is strong. As Donald Trump travels around the country campaigning for Republican candidates, he touts the economy …

Liberal View

Donald Trump suggests U.S. is freezing out Canada in NAFTA talks | The Star

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that the U.S. is pointedly freezing Canada out of North American Free Trade Agreement …

Donald Trump

Actually, Mr. President, D.C. Is Pretty Great

President Trump picked the wrong week to throw down on Washington, D.C.<p>President Donald Trump picked the wrong week to throw down on the District of Columbia.<p>On Friday, Trump complained that the city that surrounds his temporary quarters at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. is “poorly” run and had inflated …

U.S. Politics

Exclusive: Trump Staffer Says He Recruited Lobbyists for Russian Oligarch

“I approached the lobbyists on behalf of a private equity firm that requested outreach for this type of work,” he said in an email to The Daily …

Russia

Commerce secretary faces scrutiny for investments, not selling certain holdings

As commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross has met with auto executives who are customers of the company he founded and still had a financial interest in.<p>He has met with the chief executive of a rail car manufacturer whose board he once sat on and whose shares he still owned.<p>And according to a Forbes …

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