Conrad Black: How President Trump has changed the world

Conrad Black: How President Trump has changed the world

by WorldTribune Staff, January 14, 2019 While the Washington, D.C. establishment and corporate media are at war with him, President Donald Trump is leading an American resurgence that is reshaping the world, columnist Conrad Black wrote for Canada’s National Post. Under Trump, the United States is no longer the “world’s premier chump,” Black wrote on […]

In landmark speech, Pence slams China interference in U.S. elections

In landmark speech, Pence slams China interference in U.S. elections

by WorldTribune Staff, October 5, 2018 Stunned by a U.S. president who has confronted it, China has unleashed a far-reaching effort to meddle in American elections, Vice President Mike Pence said on Oct. 4. “China has initiated an unprecedented effort to influence American public opinion, the 2018 elections, and the environment leading into the 2020 […]

Stocks surge on announcement of U.S.-Mexico trade deal

Stocks surge on announcement of U.S.-Mexico trade deal

by WorldTribune Staff, August 27, 2018 President Donald Trump on Aug. 27 announced a new bilateral trade deal between the U.S. and Mexico. Trump said that many had doubted the deal could be done, but “We made it much simpler, much better, much better for both countries.” The announcement was a major factor as the […]

Turkey’s Erdogan on the defensive: Trump turns up the heat, exacts pain

Turkey’s Erdogan on the defensive: Trump turns up the heat, exacts pain

by WorldTribune Staff, August 10, 2018 Turkey’s lira went into a tailspin on Aug. 10 after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would impose steep tariffs on the NATO country’s steel and aluminum. “I have just authorized a doubling of Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum with respect to Turkey as their currency, the Turkish Lira, […]

Trump deals with the Koch brothers’ criticism in three tweets

Trump deals with the Koch brothers’ criticism in three tweets

by WorldTribune Staff, August 3, 2018 The “globalist” Koch brothers are “two nice guys with bad ideas,” U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Aug. 2 in response to billionaire Charles Koch’s criticism of the president’s tariffs. The Koch network, which did not support Trump in the 2016 election, also hinted at the possibility that it […]

Trump trade deal with EU frees U.S. to focus on real showdown with China

Trump trade deal with EU frees U.S. to focus on real showdown with China

by WorldTribune Staff, July 27, 2018 In securing major concessions on trade from the European Union this week, U.S. President Donald Trump cleared the way to make China the primary focus of his goal of “free and fair trade.” In a July 25 tweet, Trump said: “China is targeting our farmers, who they know I […]

China appears rattled by new Trump tariff threat

China appears rattled by new Trump tariff threat

by WorldTribune Staff, July 11, 2018 A “shocked” Beijing is increasingly worried about how far U.S. President Donald Trump will go in his threat of a trade war, analysts say. Trump on July 10 threatened to impose new tariffs on Chinese imports totaling approximately $200 billion. The new tariffs would be on top of 25 […]

Kudlow on trade war fears: Blame China, ‘Trump is first president to fight back’

Kudlow on trade war fears: Blame China, ‘Trump is first president to fight back’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 5, 2018 The U.S. finally has a president who is standing up to China, which “is not playing by the rules” on trade, newly-appointed National Economic Director Larry Kudlow said. “Blame China, not President Trump,” Kudlow said on April 3. “Because they’ve been going on for many years. Trump is really […]

Report: ‘Globalist’ Gary Cohn repeatedly clashed with Trump agenda

Report: ‘Globalist’ Gary Cohn repeatedly clashed with Trump agenda

by WorldTribune Staff, March 7, 2018 From coal to steel, economic “globalist” Gary Cohn battled it out with supporters of President Donald Trump’s “America First” agenda, a report said. Cohn resigned from his post as White House economic adviser on March 6 after playing a key role in pushing through the Trump administration’s historic tax […]

Trump to Xi: U.S. trade deficit with China ‘not sustainable’

Trump to Xi: U.S. trade deficit with China ‘not sustainable’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 17, 2018 The Commerce Department reported in November that the U.S. trade deficit with China has ballooned to $33.5 billion. In a phone conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Jan. 15, U.S. President Donald Trump said the deficit “is not sustainable.” “President Trump expressed disappointment that the United States’ trade […]