Trump’s trade war is getting serious — here’s why it started, what it means for the US economy, and how it could hit you

Trump’s trade war is getting serious — here’s why it started, what it means for the US economy, and how it could hit you

Evan Vucci/AP Photo; Steffi Loos/Getty; Lintao Zhang/Getty; Jochen Zick/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider President Donald Trump declared on March 2 via Twitter: „When a country (USA) is losing many billions of dollars on trade with virtually every country it does business with, trade wars are good, and easy to win.” The tweet marked the announcement that…

After Trump’s landmark visit to the UK, it’s important to keep investment soaring and break down trade barriers

After Trump’s landmark visit to the UK, it’s important to keep investment soaring and break down trade barriers

Last week marked President Trump’s first official visit to the United Kingdom. It is a symbolic moment for both countries, recognising our unique and close bond. It is a chance to strengthen our bilateral relationships across trade, security and defence: the highest level of special, as the President has said. I was able to greet…

Latest on Trump’s visit to the UK

Latest on Trump’s visit to the UK

Summary It’s the second day of the US President’s UK visit Donald Trump tells the Sun newspaper the PM’s Brexit plan would „probably kill” a UK-US trade deal He also says ex-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson „would make a great prime minister”, and criticises London’s mayor The president and Theresa May are due to watch a…

Trump’s Supreme Court short list

Trump’s Supreme Court short list

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as a circuit judge by Anthony Kennedy – the man he might replace on the Supreme Court And then there were three. Maybe. Multiple news outlets have reported that President Donald Trump has narrowed his search for the next US Supreme Court justice down…

Trump’s trade war could destroy 4% of global trade: ‚The threat to world growth is significant’

Trump’s trade war could destroy 4% of global trade: ‚The threat to world growth is significant’

LONDON — If US President Trump follows through on his threats to stage a trade war against his former allies in Europe, China, and other countries, it could reduce world trade by 4% and wipe away 0.4 percentage points of global GDP (about $800 billion), according to Oxford Economics. It would be especially bad for…

Trump’s 2020 campaign is secretly working with a company run by former Cambridge Analytica employees

Trump’s 2020 campaign is secretly working with a company run by former Cambridge Analytica employees

Brad Parscale. Drew Angerer/Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — A company run by former officials at Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting firm brought down by a scandal over how it obtained Facebook users’ private data, has quietly been working for President Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election effort, The Associated Press has learned. The AP confirmed that at…

Despite Trump’s spin, North Korea is no closer to getting rid of its nukes

Despite Trump’s spin, North Korea is no closer to getting rid of its nukes

A South Korean man reads a newspaper reporting the US President Trump meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images Despite a joint statement signed by President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the goal of denuclearization is „just as far…

The best photos from Trump’s historic summit with Kim Jong Un

The best photos from Trump’s historic summit with Kim Jong Un

Getty President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un finally met in Singapore on Tuesday. It was the first time a sitting US president met with a North Korean head of state. Although the summit has been criticized by some, the two leaders ended up issuing a joint statement in which they agreed…

Trump’s staff ghostwrites some of his tweets and inserts grammatical errors to make them seem authentic

Trump’s staff ghostwrites some of his tweets and inserts grammatical errors to make them seem authentic

West Wing staffers intentionally insert grammatical errors into messages they draft for President Donald Trump’s Twitter account, seeking to mimic the president’s unconventional style, the Boston Globe reported. Some staffers reportedly even enjoy the criticism the White House receives over @realDonaldTrump’s language and syntax and believe his online voice emphasizes his rejection of the elite,…