Trump on Kate Steinle Verdict: ‘A Complete Travesty of Justice’

President Donald Trump reacted angrily to the ‘Not Guilty’ verdict for the illegal immigrant from Mexico who killed 32-year-old Kate Steinle, calling it a travesty of justice and saying the jury wasn’t told the killer had a violent past, with seven prior felony convictions. “A disgraceful verdict in the Kate Steinle case! No wonder the people… Please follow and like us:

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How Free Trade Helps Americans Have Higher Incomes and More Jobs

The Trump administration continues to move on its campaign promise to restructure the North American Free Trade Agreement, with round five of NAFTA negotiations starting last week. In the heat of the discussions between officials from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, it’s easy to lose sight of the benefits that free trade affords all Americans.… Please follow and like us:

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NAFTA negotiators hold new talks amid fears of collapse

After three months of thorny negotiations, fears of a breakdown are hanging in the air as the US, Mexico and Canada begin new talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement Friday. The fifth round of talks on updating the 23-year-old deal will be a low-key affair, with the top trade officials from all three countries… Please follow and like us:

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How the Media Use Experts to Fool Readers on ‘Free Trade’

The Washington Post and Reuters earlier this month reported on the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement and consulted two of the mainstream media’s favorite think tanks on trade — The Woodrow Wilson Institute and the Peterson Institute for International Economics. What they didn’t mention in their articles was that both organizations take large… Please follow and like us:

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NAFTA needs to be renegotiated

America’s trade negotiators are now in the process of crafting a 2.0 update of the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Fortunately, it now appears that Donald Trump’s intention on NAFTA is to mend it, not end it. The trade deal has been a stunning economic success for all three nations: Canada, Mexico and the… Please follow and like us:

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NAFTA talks moving at ‘warp speed,’ US trade rep says

Negotiators are moving swiftly to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement but the outcome remains uncertain, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Monday. “We’re moving at warp speed but we don’t know whether we’re going to get a conclusion,” he said. The remarks following a speech on trade policy came days ahead of the third… Please follow and like us:

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Amazon Plans Mega-Warehouse for Mexico Growth Spurt

Amazon.com Inc. is preparing to open a 1 million square-foot warehouse near Mexico City, sources familiar with the project said, part of an effort to boost its presence in Mexico’s nascent e-commerce industry. The new warehouse is slated to be built in the Tepotzotlan municipality about 25 miles (40 km) north of the Mexican capital, according… Please follow and like us:

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US, Mexico, Canada to launch talks amid Trump vow to remake trade

The US, Canada and Mexico are about to sit down at the negotiating table in a bid to rework a wide-ranging regional free trade agreement that Donald Trump once sought to trash. Washington (dpa) – US President Donald Trump has spent years blasting the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as the worst trade deal “ever”… Please follow and like us:

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Donald Trump begins NAFTA renegotiation

The Trump administration officially notified Congress on Thursday that it intends to renegotiate NAFTA, igniting a process that could lead to reshaping the face of trade in North America. President Trump had said earlier this year that he had decided against canceling the North American Free Trade Agreement altogether, but would instead pursue rewrites. Commerce Secretary… Please follow and like us:

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Buy American — But Hire Abroad

President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order urging the U.S. to “buy American,” in part by encouraging the Departments of Commerce and State to prioritize American firms when they dole out often lucrative contracts. But that directive, a report released last week found, may not fulfill Trump’s second stated goal — “hire American” — because… Please follow and like us:

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House approves $1 trillion bipartisan spending bill

WASHINGTON — Congress pushed forward a sweeping spending bill Wednesday, a rare bipartisan accord that will keep the government running for the remainder of the 2017 fiscal year, but that President Donald Trump initially criticized for failing to include his administration’s priorities. The House easily approved the measure, 309-118, and the Senate was expected to swiftly… Please follow and like us:

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Trump: New Trade Deal with Mexico, Canada ‘Very Possible’

President Donald Trump says U.S. relationships with Mexico and Canada are good and it is “very possible” the three countries can reach a new accord to overhaul the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement. Trump said Thursday on his Twitter account that he received calls the day before from Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Canadian… Please follow and like us:

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Moody’s Sticks to Initial Assessment of Trump, US Economy

Before Donald Trump won the November election, many analysts were sharply critical of his economic proposals. Some predicted big declines in financial markets, hiring slowdowns and a heightened risk of recession. But just a little more than a month since Trump became the 45th U.S. president, U.S. stocks have enjoyed the longest winning streak in decades,… Please follow and like us:

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Why tariffs on Mexico won’t raise prices

Every day it seems, someone somewhere, whether it’s in the Wall Street Journal, Automotive News, or Bloomberg Businessweek (all of which I subscribe to) is saying that if we were to raise tariffs on imports from Mexico that it would automatically result in higher prices on all products for all American consumers. Few things could be… Please follow and like us:

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Mexican president: We will not pay for the border wall

Mexico’s leader Enrique Pena Nieto has condemned US President Donald Trump’s move to build a border wall, and insisted that his country has no intention of paying for it. “I regret and condemn the decision of the United States to continue construction of a wall that, for years, has divided us instead of uniting us,” President… Please follow and like us:

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