Despite pushback from U.S. business, Mexico and Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump is doubling down on his threat to slap a 5% tariff on Mexican imports.
Last week, President Donald Trump announced plans to increase tariffs from 10% to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports that include a wide variety of products like aluminum and steel, frozen fish and meat and wood.
The president’s comments dim hopes that round-the-clock trade negotiations between the world’s two biggest economies could lead to them removing the roughly $360 billion in tariffs they’ve imposed on each other’s imports.
Indiana’s Rep. Susan Brooks said it would be “worrisome” if Trump were to remove Coats as director of national intelligence. And Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana said he seems no indication a change is coming.
The president has never seen Coats—the nation’s top intelligence official and a former senator from Indiana—as a close or trusted adviser, sources told The Washington Post. But Trump has become more frustrated with him in recent weeks over public statements that Trump sees as undercutting his policy goals.
The appearance may win points with Democrats upset over Donnelly's embrace of some Trump priorities, such as building a border wall with Mexico.
President Donald Trump plans to speak at Bankers Life Fieldhouse at this week’s annual FFA event, which is expected to attract about 70,000 blue-jacket-wearing attendees from across the country to downtown Indianapolis.
Tax experts cited in the report say that President Donald Trump would be unlikely to face criminal prosecution if he helped his parents evade taxes because the maneuvers occurred long ago and are past the statute of limitation.
Short answer: It depends which Democrat you compare him to.
President Trump said on Twitter that he asked the former Indiana governor to leave the stadium if any players kneeled during the anthem.
The plan repeals the estate tax and alternative minimum tax, lowers the corporate tax rate, and reduces the number of tax brackets while lowering the highest tax rate. One of the largest boons for the middle class would be that it doubles the standard deduction.
Republican tax negotiators are targeting a corporate tax rate of 20 percent, according to two people familiar with the matter. That would be higher than President Donald Trump wants—setting up a key decision for the president on a top legislative priority.
The planned visit comes as President Donald Trump is trying to persuade Democratic Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly to support a GOP-led tax overhaul effort.
Indiana hospitals are bracing for congressional action that could mean deep cuts in Medicaid, which funds the state’s popular health insurance program for low-income adults.
To counter defense-spending increases, the president plans to propose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid.
President Trump took Big Pharma to task on pricing but also promised to ease regulations and find ways to speed medicines to market, which triggered a surge in the sector’s share prices.
President Trump is fulfilling a promise he made shortly after his election to reduce federal regulations. In practice, the policy potentially requires months of study and public input for each regulation eliminated.