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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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Hundreds of Chinese goods exempted from Donald Trump’s tariffs

Move an effort to provide relief to American companies who say they cannot find alternative source of supply.

20 Sep 2019 - 2:42AM

Move an effort to provide relief to American companies who say they cannot find alternative source of supply.

Hundreds of Chinese goods exempted from Donald Trump’s tariffs
Divided Federal Reserve cuts interest rates

Central bank did not clearly indicate if another cut is in store, despite US president calling for rates to be slashed to zero or below.

19 Sep 2019 - 3:19AM

Central bank did not clearly indicate if another cut is in store, despite US president calling for rates to be slashed to zero or below.

Divided Federal Reserve cuts interest rates
Donald Trump replaces John Bolton with US hostage negotiator Robert O’Brien as national security adviser

Unlike Bolton, O’Brien is not a big name in the intelligence and national security world.

19 Sep 2019 - 4:07AM

Unlike Bolton, O’Brien is not a big name in the intelligence and national security world.

Donald Trump replaces John Bolton with US hostage negotiator Robert O’Brien as national security adviser
Robert Lighthizer determined to land ‘real agreement’ with China, US Chamber chief Tom Donohue says

US trade representative told top US business executives that negotiations were an ‘extraordinary challenge’ and much work remained.

17 Sep 2019 - 2:16AM

US trade representative told top US business executives that negotiations were an ‘extraordinary challenge’ and much work remained.

Robert Lighthizer determined to land ‘real agreement’ with China, US Chamber chief Tom Donohue says
Donald Trump claims John Bolton was ‘holding me back’ on Venezuela and Cuba

Despite mocking Bolton as ‘Mr Tough Guy’, president tweets that his views on Venezuela and Cuba were ‘far stronger’ than those of ex-national security adviser.

13 Sep 2019 - 4:33AM

Despite mocking Bolton as ‘Mr Tough Guy’, president tweets that his views on Venezuela and Cuba were ‘far stronger’ than those of ex-national security adviser.

Donald Trump claims John Bolton was ‘holding me back’ on Venezuela and Cuba
Donald Trump’s team rushes to find escape hatch for China tariffs as trade war goes on

To avoid further economic damage, president’s advisers hope to forestall October tariff increases and next round of tariffs expected to take effect in December.

13 Sep 2019 - 2:32AM

To avoid further economic damage, president’s advisers hope to forestall October tariff increases and next round of tariffs expected to take effect in December.

Donald Trump’s team rushes to find escape hatch for China tariffs as trade war goes on
Israel accused of planting mysterious spy devices near the White House

The administration of US President Donald Trump did not rebuke the Israeli government, and a source said there were no consequences for Israel’s behaviour.

13 Sep 2019 - 12:40AM

The administration of US President Donald Trump did not rebuke the Israeli government, and a source said there were no consequences for Israel’s behaviour.

Israel accused of planting mysterious spy devices near the White House
Meet the motley crew Donald Trump is eyeing to replace John Bolton

Some names Donald Trump has floated. Others are quietly fanning the speculation themselves. Some, predictably, often go on Fox News.

12 Sep 2019 - 10:49AM

Some names Donald Trump has floated. Others are quietly fanning the speculation themselves. Some, predictably, often go on Fox News.

Meet the motley crew Donald Trump is eyeing to replace John Bolton
Why Donald Trump and John Bolton parted ways

The US president says he fired his national security adviser. John Bolton says he resigned. Either way, their conflict was deep – and irreconcilable.

11 Sep 2019 - 11:18AM

The US president says he fired his national security adviser. John Bolton says he resigned. Either way, their conflict was deep – and irreconcilable.

Why Donald Trump and John Bolton parted ways
Donald Trump again jokes about extending his term past 2024

US president jested about extending his term to 2026, the year the Fifa World Cup will take place in North America.

10 Sep 2019 - 11:05AM

US president jested about extending his term to 2026, the year the Fifa World Cup will take place in North America.

Donald Trump again jokes about extending his term past 2024
Steven Mnuchin says currency will be a focus of next round of China talks

US treasury secretary says he expects governor of People’s Bank of China to be in Washington for trade negotiations in October.

10 Sep 2019 - 3:48AM

US treasury secretary says he expects governor of People’s Bank of China to be in Washington for trade negotiations in October.

Steven Mnuchin says currency will be a focus of next round of China talks
China offers to make US farm purchases as officials prepare for trade talks

Offer could be contingent on US easing export restrictions on Huawei and delaying October 1 tariff increase.

7 Sep 2019 - 11:05AM

Offer could be contingent on US easing export restrictions on Huawei and delaying October 1 tariff increase.

China offers to make US farm purchases as officials prepare for trade talks
Miami Dade College is shutting down its Confucius Institute

Decision made due to ‘low and declining enrolment’, Miami Dade College says in statement.

7 Sep 2019 - 4:13AM

Decision made due to ‘low and declining enrolment’, Miami Dade College says in statement.

Miami Dade College is shutting down its Confucius Institute
Could US-China talks lead to a deal? Don’t count on it before 2020

As senior officials prepare for another round of trade negotiations in October, there are signs that Beijing and Washington may dig in rather than compromise.

7 Sep 2019 - 3:36AM

As senior officials prepare for another round of trade negotiations in October, there are signs that Beijing and Washington may dig in rather than compromise.

Could US-China talks lead to a deal? Don’t count on it before 2020
Google to pay up to US$200 million to settle investigation into alleged violations of children’s privacy by YouTube

Move comes as the US Federal Trade Commission has been cracking down on Silicon Valley privacy violations.

31 Aug 2019 - 3:10AM

Move comes as the US Federal Trade Commission has been cracking down on Silicon Valley privacy violations.

Google to pay up to US$200 million to settle investigation into alleged violations of children’s privacy by YouTube
European officials draft radical plan to take on US and Chinese tech companies

In addition to Google, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook, leaked document lists Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent as firms Europe needs to rival.

23 Aug 2019 - 6:18AM

In addition to Google, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook, leaked document lists Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent as firms Europe needs to rival.

European officials draft radical plan to take on US and Chinese tech companies
Donald Trump swats at Danish prime minister Mette Frederiksen for ‘nasty’ statement on Greenland

President accuses Danish PM of ‘nasty’ and ‘inappropriate’ statement after she dismisses idea of US buying Greenland as ‘absurd’.

22 Aug 2019 - 10:36PM

President accuses Danish PM of ‘nasty’ and ‘inappropriate’ statement after she dismisses idea of US buying Greenland as ‘absurd’.

Donald Trump swats at Danish prime minister Mette Frederiksen for ‘nasty’ statement on Greenland
Inside Donald Trump’s feud with Anthony Scaramucci

There’s no strategy behind the attacks on Anthony Scaramucci – but allies are piling on to win the president’s favour and private praise.

21 Aug 2019 - 5:57PM

There’s no strategy behind the attacks on Anthony Scaramucci – but allies are piling on to win the president’s favour and private praise.

Inside Donald Trump’s feud with Anthony Scaramucci
Donald Trump: ‘Appropriate’ for Russia to return to G7

US president suggested that Obama had pushed country out of Group of Seven because he did not like being ‘outsmarted’ by Putin.

21 Aug 2019 - 7:27PM

US president suggested that Obama had pushed country out of Group of Seven because he did not like being ‘outsmarted’ by Putin.

Donald Trump: ‘Appropriate’ for Russia to return to G7
Intelligence officials tackle Huawei’s power as Donald Trump’s decision is unclear

Intelligence officials hold exercises even as Trump considers using Chinese telecoms giant as bargaining chip in trade war with Beijing.

20 Aug 2019 - 2:12AM

Intelligence officials hold exercises even as Trump considers using Chinese telecoms giant as bargaining chip in trade war with Beijing.

Intelligence officials tackle Huawei’s power as Donald Trump’s decision is unclear
Donald Trump cuts off one of his closest friends

President reportedly upset at investor Tom Barrack over 2017 inauguration fund investigation.

19 Aug 2019 - 6:39PM

President reportedly upset at investor Tom Barrack over 2017 inauguration fund investigation.

Donald Trump cuts off one of his closest friends
Commerce chief Wilbur Ross says no date for next round of US-China talks

Trump delayed some new duties without getting concessions from Beijing, according to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

15 Aug 2019 - 2:49AM

Trump delayed some new duties without getting concessions from Beijing, according to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

Commerce chief Wilbur Ross says no date for next round of US-China talks
US Commerce Department to examine whether Chinese steel is getting around US penalties

Commerce Department probing whether products made with base material from China are being finished and shipped from other countries to avoid steep penalties.

15 Aug 2019 - 2:03AM

Commerce Department probing whether products made with base material from China are being finished and shipped from other countries to avoid steep penalties.

US Commerce Department to examine whether Chinese steel is getting around US penalties
New IMF report doesn’t back Donald Trump’s currency manipulation charge against China

New report shows Beijing actually took steps last year to prop up yuan after it declined against dollar between mid-June and early August.

10 Aug 2019 - 7:24AM

New report shows Beijing actually took steps last year to prop up yuan after it declined against dollar between mid-June and early August.

New IMF report doesn’t back Donald Trump’s currency manipulation charge against China
Donald Trump doubles down on China trade strategy

US president insists eventual gains from elusive trade deal will offset short-term pain and stock market losses.

8 Aug 2019 - 4:39AM

US president insists eventual gains from elusive trade deal will offset short-term pain and stock market losses.

Donald Trump doubles down on China trade strategy
Commerce sets steep preliminary duties on Chinese-made cabinets

Domestic producers say they are being driven out of business by unfairly subsidised imports from China, putting more than 250,000 American jobs at risk

7 Aug 2019 - 7:06AM

Domestic producers say they are being driven out of business by unfairly subsidised imports from China, putting more than 250,000 American jobs at risk

Commerce sets steep preliminary duties on Chinese-made cabinets
US State Dept fires Kiron Skinner, who made ‘clash of civilisations’ comment on China, over ‘abusive’ management style

State Department adviser Kiron Skinner allegedly made homophobic remarks, kicked employees out of their offices and accused people of having affairs.

3 Aug 2019 - 5:50AM

State Department adviser Kiron Skinner allegedly made homophobic remarks, kicked employees out of their offices and accused people of having affairs.

US State Dept fires Kiron Skinner, who made ‘clash of civilisations’ comment on China, over ‘abusive’ management style
Aides ‘thought they’d talked Donald Trump out of new China tariffs weeks ago’ but president’s trade war frustration boiled over

US president’s annoyance with China erupted after Beijing offered no new proposals at latest talks, people close to the discussions say.

3 Aug 2019 - 4:15AM

US president’s annoyance with China erupted after Beijing offered no new proposals at latest talks, people close to the discussions say.

Aides ‘thought they’d talked Donald Trump out of new China tariffs weeks ago’ but president’s trade war frustration boiled over
Donald Trump to disappoint Iran hawks with more nuclear waivers

Administration’s Iran policy taking softer tone despite push from some Republican lawmakers to expand maximum pressure campaign.

31 Jul 2019 - 7:29AM

Administration’s Iran policy taking softer tone despite push from some Republican lawmakers to expand maximum pressure campaign.

Donald Trump to disappoint Iran hawks with more nuclear waivers
Robert Lighthizer warns Vietnam over trade deficit with US

US Trade Representative says American businesses face a ‘host of unfair trade barriers’ in the Southeast Asian country.

30 Jul 2019 - 5:35AM

US Trade Representative says American businesses face a ‘host of unfair trade barriers’ in the Southeast Asian country.

Robert Lighthizer warns Vietnam over trade deficit with US