free trade

Johnson Contradicts May Over Court's Role in U.K. After Brexit

Johnson Contradicts May Over Court's Role in U.K. After Brexit

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said it’s “claptrap” to say the European Court of Justice will continue to have some influence over the U.K. after it leaves the European Union, contradicting Prime
What Tax Cuts Giveth, Tariffs Taketh Away for U.S. Consumers

What Tax Cuts Giveth, Tariffs Taketh Away for U.S. Consumers

U.S. consumer sentiment just soared to the highest level since 2004 amid paycheck-boosting tax cuts. But other government policies aren’t so popular.
Macron, Merkel Pledge Push to Settle Euro Differences by June

Macron, Merkel Pledge Push to Settle Euro Differences by June

French and German leaders pledged to present a road map for a stronger euro area by June, signaling a push to overcome historic differences as Chancellor Angela Merkel begins her new term.
Globalization Isn’t Down for the Count

Globalization Isn’t Down for the Count

Trump and other world leaders are trying to beat an unstoppable economic trend.
Foreign Woes Haunt Trudeau at Home After Debacle in New Delhi

Foreign Woes Haunt Trudeau at Home After Debacle in New Delhi

Justin Trudeau’s latest trip abroad was unraveling even before an attempted murderer entered the fray.
Oil and Gas Leaders Warn Trump He Risks Harming Their Industry

Oil and Gas Leaders Warn Trump He Risks Harming Their Industry

President disagrees with executives about the importance of keeping dispute settlement procedures in the Nafta accord.
Merkel Is Pressed to Stand Up to Trump on Trade as Term Begins

Merkel Is Pressed to Stand Up to Trump on Trade as Term Begins

German industry called on Chancellor Angela Merkel to defend free trade as she began her new term, citing the threat of U.S. tariffs and Chinese competition.
Trudeau Floats Tariffs to Prevent Flood of Steel Through Canada

Trudeau Floats Tariffs to Prevent Flood of Steel Through Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada could use tariffs to fight any “increased pressure” of steel dumping into Canada aimed at circumventing new U.S. restrictions.
Trump Inspects Border Wall Prototypes in California

Trump Inspects Border Wall Prototypes in California

President Donald Trump traveled to opposition territory to fire up support for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a project he’s having trouble persuading Congress to fund.
Brexit Bulletin: Fox and Friends

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Congress Is Unlikely to Try to Block Trump's Tariffs, Cornyn Says

Congress Is Unlikely to Try to Block Trump's Tariffs, Cornyn Says

The Senate’s second-ranking Republican said there’s little chance Congress will block President Donald Trump’s tariffs on aluminum and steel, but lawmakers who support free trade will keep lobbying
Australia Denies Security Deal Was Behind U.S. Tariff Exemptions

Australia Denies Security Deal Was Behind U.S. Tariff Exemptions

Australian Minister for Trade and Investment Steven Ciobo denied that Australia struck a security agreement with the U.S. to get exempted from tariffs on steel and aluminum announced by President
Doug Ford, Ex-Toronto Mayor's Brother, to Lead Ontario PC Party

Doug Ford, Ex-Toronto Mayor's Brother, to Lead Ontario PC Party

Doug Ford, brother of former Toronto Mayor Rob, was named leader of Ontario’s Progressive Conservative Party three months ahead of a general election in Canada’s biggest province.
Trump ‘Clarity’ on Tariff Conditions Not What EU Was Looking For

Trump ‘Clarity’ on Tariff Conditions Not What EU Was Looking For

Hours after European Union trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom said she had “no immediate clarity” on whether the bloc will be let off the hook from planned U.S. tariffs, President Donald Trump laid down
Trump Signals Metals-Tariff Exemption for ‘Our Ally’ Australia

Trump Signals Metals-Tariff Exemption for ‘Our Ally’ Australia

President Donald Trump said Friday that he was working on a security agreement with Australia that would exempt the country from planned tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
Canada, Mexico Stick to Nafta Plan After Trump’s Tariff Reprieve

Canada, Mexico Stick to Nafta Plan After Trump’s Tariff Reprieve

While President Donald Trump’s tariff gambit spared his Nafta partners for now, Canada and Mexico are pledging it won’t make them budge at the bargaining table.
Trump to Attend Summit of the Americas Meeting in Peru: AP

Trump to Attend Summit of the Americas Meeting in Peru: AP

Lima, Peru (AP) -- U.S. President Donald Trump will attend the upcoming Summit of the Americas, officials said Friday, putting him face-to-face with Western Hemisphere leaders, many of whom are upset
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump agrees to meet North Korea's Kim face to face, federal judge offers Trump Twitter advice, Pacific nations flout US with free trade deal, and more.
EDITORIAL: Trudeau dodges steel bullet

EDITORIAL: Trudeau dodges steel bullet

Donald Trump exempted Canada and Mexico Thursday from punishing new tariffs on steel and aluminum into the U.S. It was a decision that served the interests of Americans as well as businesses and
Trump Launches Global Race for Exclusion From Steel Tariffs

Trump Launches Global Race for Exclusion From Steel Tariffs

With the stroke of a pen, President Donald Trump has set off a race among nations and companies to win relief from his steel and aluminum tariffs.