Tag: Free trade

Trump: ‘Major, Major’ Conflict With North Korea Possible

In an interview with Reuters on Thursday, President Trump said “there is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea,” but he is hopeful that the U.S. can find other ways to work with the country regarding its nuclear and missile programs. “We’d love to solve things diplomatically,…

Trump Wonโ€™t Pull U.S. Out of NAFTA

President Donald Trump has announced that he will not pull the U.S. out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, despite numerous promises to do so. Trump informed the leaders of Mexico and Canada of his decision Wednesday, and the White House later confirmed that the president had โ€œagreed not to terminate NAFTA at this…

Britain Formally Triggers Brexit

A letter signed by Prime Minister Theresa May has been delivered to European Council President Donald Tusk, formally triggering Britainโ€™s exit from the European Union. The letter was handed over by Tim Barrow, Britainโ€™s permanent representative to the EU. By invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, Britain now has two years to negotiate an…

American Automakers To Meet With Trump Tuesday

President Donald Trump meets Tuesday with the CEOs of General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler in the Oval Office. “I want new plants to be built here for cars sold here!” Trump tweeted Tuesday. Trump made a point on the campaign trail of slamming American automakers for importing cars from Mexico and vowed a border tax…