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Founded in 2007, POLITICO is an award-winning, American political journalism company that covers politics and policy in the United States and internationally.

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EU accelerates moves to block China’s market access

European countries want ‘reciprocity’ in big projects from power lines to metros.

19 Mar 2019 - 12:49PM

European countries want ‘reciprocity’ in big projects from power lines to metros.

EU accelerates moves to block China’s market access
Democrats seek probe of ex-massage parlour owner Cindy Yang, who allegedly sought access to Donald Trump

They say Cindy Yang's access to the president and other officials could be exploited by foreign governments seeking to blackmail US figures.

19 Mar 2019 - 6:00AM

They say Cindy Yang's access to the president and other officials could be exploited by foreign governments seeking to blackmail US figures.

Democrats seek probe of ex-massage parlour owner Cindy Yang, who allegedly sought access to Donald Trump
How European ideas motivated Christchurch killer

The self-described ‘fascist’ may have picked up ideas during a trip to France in 2017.

18 Mar 2019 - 4:25PM

The self-described ‘fascist’ may have picked up ideas during a trip to France in 2017.

How European ideas motivated Christchurch killer
China’s new investment law replete with question marks

The new foreign investment law is likely to be the foundation of China’s response to a series of US complaints that sparked their trade war.

16 Mar 2019 - 8:38AM

The new foreign investment law is likely to be the foundation of China’s response to a series of US complaints that sparked their trade war.

China’s new investment law replete with question marks
Top scientists call for worldwide ban on human embryo gene edits after rogue Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s experiments

Editorial co-signed by researchers and ethicists from eight countries comes four months after news of Chinese scientist’s experiments roiled community.

14 Mar 2019 - 1:23PM

Editorial co-signed by researchers and ethicists from eight countries comes four months after news of Chinese scientist’s experiments roiled community.

Top scientists call for worldwide ban on human embryo gene edits after rogue Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s experiments
Republicans push bill to prevent spying on ‘sensitive’ US university research by students from China, Russia and others

Legislation would mean students with past or current citizenship in China, Russia, Iran or North Korea won’t be allowed to access certain projects without a waiver from the Director of National Intelligence.

13 Mar 2019 - 4:57AM

Legislation would mean students with past or current citizenship in China, Russia, Iran or North Korea won’t be allowed to access certain projects without a waiver from the Director of National Intelligence.

Republicans push bill to prevent spying on ‘sensitive’ US university research by students from China, Russia and others
Donald Trump fires back at ‘Wacky Nut Job’ Ann Coulter

Coulter in recent months has emerged as one of Trump’s most vehement antagonists among right-wing media figures.

10 Mar 2019 - 10:02AM

Coulter in recent months has emerged as one of Trump’s most vehement antagonists among right-wing media figures.

Donald Trump fires back at ‘Wacky Nut Job’ Ann Coulter
Why can’t Donald Trump cut the trade deficit with China?

Many factors are at work in the ballooning deficit, not all of them bad.

7 Mar 2019 - 9:16PM

Many factors are at work in the ballooning deficit, not all of them bad.

Why can’t Donald Trump cut the trade deficit with China?
Donald Trump’s allies push him to resist a quick trade deal with China

As Donald Trump prepares to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping later this month, the pressure is on Trump to strike a deal that continues to give the US the upper hand with Beijing.

5 Mar 2019 - 5:57PM

As Donald Trump prepares to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping later this month, the pressure is on Trump to strike a deal that continues to give the US the upper hand with Beijing.

Donald Trump’s allies push him to resist a quick trade deal with China
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou sues Canada over detention

Meng asserts authorities detained, searched and interrogated her before telling her she was under arrest.

5 Mar 2019 - 4:46AM

Meng asserts authorities detained, searched and interrogated her before telling her she was under arrest.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou sues Canada over detention
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s extradition case will go ahead, Canada says after ‘thorough review of evidence’

Canadian officials conducted a “thorough and diligent review of the evidence” and determined it was sufficient to present the case to a judge for extradition, the Canadian Justice Department said.

2 Mar 2019 - 8:45PM

Canadian officials conducted a “thorough and diligent review of the evidence” and determined it was sufficient to present the case to a judge for extradition, the Canadian Justice Department said.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s extradition case will go ahead, Canada says after ‘thorough review of evidence’
Donald Trump’s inner circle sustains collateral damage in Michael Cohen hearing

The president’s former lawyer mentioned some of Trump’s children and close business associates in his House testimony.

28 Feb 2019 - 11:53AM

The president’s former lawyer mentioned some of Trump’s children and close business associates in his House testimony.

Donald Trump’s inner circle sustains collateral damage in Michael Cohen hearing
Chinese-funded Confucius Institutes on US college campuses must reform or be shut down, Senate report demands

The bipartisan report blasts Confucius Institutes at more than 100 US universities as too strictly controlled by China and a threat to academic freedom.

28 Feb 2019 - 9:27PM

The bipartisan report blasts Confucius Institutes at more than 100 US universities as too strictly controlled by China and a threat to academic freedom.

Chinese-funded Confucius Institutes on US college campuses must reform or be shut down, Senate report demands
Some in US fear Donald Trump will settle for a weak trade deal with China

US President Donald Trump’s potential trade deal with China might temporarily soothe relations between the world’s two largest economies without actually tackling the big issues that drove Trump to impose duties.

27 Feb 2019 - 12:40PM

US President Donald Trump’s potential trade deal with China might temporarily soothe relations between the world’s two largest economies without actually tackling the big issues that drove Trump to impose duties.

Some in US fear Donald Trump will settle for a weak trade deal with China
‘We’ll do what needs to be done’: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo keeps open military option for Venezuela

As violence continues along the Venezuelan border, efforts to deliver US-backed aid have been blocked by troops loyal to Nicolas Maduro.

25 Feb 2019 - 3:19AM

As violence continues along the Venezuelan border, efforts to deliver US-backed aid have been blocked by troops loyal to Nicolas Maduro.

‘We’ll do what needs to be done’: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo keeps open military option for Venezuela
Donald Trump butters up new Attorney General Bill Barr amid signs Robert Mueller is concluding report on Russia investigation

The president’s efforts to play nice with the new attorney general stand in contrast to his ever-growing list of grievances, which piled up on Twitter again this week.

21 Feb 2019 - 3:56PM

The president’s efforts to play nice with the new attorney general stand in contrast to his ever-growing list of grievances, which piled up on Twitter again this week.

Donald Trump butters up new Attorney General Bill Barr amid signs Robert Mueller is concluding report on Russia investigation
Donald Trump: ‘I like Bernie’ but he may have missed his shot

The 77-year-old Bernie Sanders announced that he’ll take another crack at becoming the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee in 2020.

20 Feb 2019 - 1:31PM

The 77-year-old Bernie Sanders announced that he’ll take another crack at becoming the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee in 2020.

Donald Trump: ‘I like Bernie’ but he may have missed his shot
US Senator Rob Portman sees partial US-China trade deal by March 1

The Republican senator said he expected talks would continue past a March 1 deadline without US President Donald Trump raising tariffs on Chinese goods.

20 Feb 2019 - 4:36AM

The Republican senator said he expected talks would continue past a March 1 deadline without US President Donald Trump raising tariffs on Chinese goods.

US Senator Rob Portman sees partial US-China trade deal by March 1
Trump gets to celebrate a major economic milestone soon, but threats lurk nearby

The current economic expansion is set to become the longest ever this summer. Trump’s expected celebration will come alongside mounting warnings.

19 Feb 2019 - 10:08PM

The current economic expansion is set to become the longest ever this summer. Trump’s expected celebration will come alongside mounting warnings.

Trump gets to celebrate a major economic milestone soon, but threats lurk nearby
Andrew McCabe was fired from FBI ‘because I opened a case against the president’

Andrew McCabe, who was elevated to the role of acting FBI director in May 2017 after Donald Trump fired James Comey, said he promptly opened two investigations into the president.

18 Feb 2019 - 3:19PM

Andrew McCabe, who was elevated to the role of acting FBI director in May 2017 after Donald Trump fired James Comey, said he promptly opened two investigations into the president.

Andrew McCabe was fired from FBI ‘because I opened a case against the president’
Michael Bloomberg’s US$500 million anti-Trump moonshot

The sum represents a floor, not a ceiling, on the billionaire’s potential spending to defeat the president in 2020.

14 Feb 2019 - 12:26PM

The sum represents a floor, not a ceiling, on the billionaire’s potential spending to defeat the president in 2020.

Michael Bloomberg’s US$500 million anti-Trump moonshot
Donald Trump likely to sign executive order banning Chinese telecom equipment next week

The White House wants to highlight its commitment to telecom security ahead of a key wireless industry conference.

9 Feb 2019 - 6:18AM

The White House wants to highlight its commitment to telecom security ahead of a key wireless industry conference.

Donald Trump likely to sign executive order banning Chinese telecom equipment next week
US farmers in Washington to seek end of the trade war with China

The US president’s trade policies have sent agricultural exports plunging, exacerbating already difficult economic conditions facing farmers.

7 Feb 2019 - 5:23AM

The US president’s trade policies have sent agricultural exports plunging, exacerbating already difficult economic conditions facing farmers.

US farmers in Washington to seek end of the trade war with China
Democrat Stacey Abrams bashes Donald Trump for shutdown ‘stunt’ in State of the Union response

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, who is considering running for the Senate in 2020, talked about working across the aisle in her state.

6 Feb 2019 - 12:41PM

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, who is considering running for the Senate in 2020, talked about working across the aisle in her state.

Democrat Stacey Abrams bashes Donald Trump for shutdown ‘stunt’ in State of the Union response
Will the State of the Union be ‘Teleprompter Trump’ or ‘Twitter Trump’?

Speaking to Congress is one of the few norms the president hasn’t turned upside-down.

5 Feb 2019 - 1:07PM

Speaking to Congress is one of the few norms the president hasn’t turned upside-down.

Will the State of the Union be ‘Teleprompter Trump’ or ‘Twitter Trump’?
Donald Trump picks World Bank sceptic David Malpass to lead institution

David Malpass has been a major player in trade talks with China.

5 Feb 2019 - 9:23AM

David Malpass has been a major player in trade talks with China.

Donald Trump picks World Bank sceptic David Malpass to lead institution
Trump formally suspends US role in missile treaty with Russia

US leaves Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces pact after years of unresolved dispute over Russia’s compliance

1 Feb 2019 - 10:09PM

US leaves Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces pact after years of unresolved dispute over Russia’s compliance

Trump formally suspends US role in missile treaty with Russia
What’s Donald Trump’s beef with ‘Da Nang Dick’?

He’s not a household name. He’s not running for president. Yet Senator Richard Blumenthal keeps getting under US President Donald Trump’s skin.

30 Jan 2019 - 2:41PM

He’s not a household name. He’s not running for president. Yet Senator Richard Blumenthal keeps getting under US President Donald Trump’s skin.

What’s Donald Trump’s beef with ‘Da Nang Dick’?
Donald Trump ‘hopping mad’ at former White House aide’s tell-all book ‘Team of Vipers’

US President Donald Trump is dismissing Cliff Sims as ‘the videographer’ as former colleagues see the ‘Team of Vipers’ author as a traitor.

30 Jan 2019 - 4:36AM

US President Donald Trump is dismissing Cliff Sims as ‘the videographer’ as former colleagues see the ‘Team of Vipers’ author as a traitor.

Donald Trump ‘hopping mad’ at former White House aide’s tell-all book ‘Team of Vipers’
Democrat Kamala Harris kicks off presidential campaign by laying into Donald Trump

The California senator tells an Oakland crowd: ‘I will lead with integrity and I will speak the truth.’

28 Jan 2019 - 3:50PM

The California senator tells an Oakland crowd: ‘I will lead with integrity and I will speak the truth.’

Democrat Kamala Harris kicks off presidential campaign by laying into Donald Trump
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