Fed study finds Trump tariffs backfired

2019-12-27

Getty Images President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence examine a wheel loader from Caterpillar Inc. on the South Lawn of the White House in 2017. President Donald Trump’s strategy to use import tariffs to protect and boost U.S. manufacturers backfired and led to job losses and higher prices,Read More →

What Amazon is really accusing Trump of doing in JEDI deal

2019-12-10

Much of the coverage of Amazon.com Inc.’s appeal of the $10 billion-a-year JEDI contract focused on President Donald Trump’s antagonistic tweets and statements about Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, but as is typical in this administration, the actions taking place in secret amid the tweets are much more important. As impeachmentRead More →

USMCA trade deal is ‘within range,’ Pelosi says

2019-12-09

Associated Press House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday night that great progress has been made on a new North American trade pact. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said great progress has been made on reaching a deal over the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, but final details for the trade pact were still beingRead More →

Climate change protesters disrupt D.C. rush-hour traffic

2019-12-09

Updates to reflect that the World Bank has not funded a new coal-fired power plant since 2010. Elisabeth Buchwald Protesters gathered outside the World Bank on Friday, saying the organization’s investments have contributed to climate change. Climate change protesters took to the streets of Washington Friday morning, causing massive delaysRead More →