Trump’s ‚economic cold war’ with China could wreck any chance of a UK-US trade deal after Brexit

Trump’s ‚economic cold war’ with China could wreck any chance of a UK-US trade deal after Brexit

US President Donald Trump and Chinese premier Xi Jinping Getty Images / Thomas Peter-Pool Trump’s economic war with China could wreck the prospect of a UK-US trade deal after Brexit. That’s according to Gary Hufbauer, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Politics. „We are entering into an economic cold war with China. We’re…

Why Trump’s ‚predatory’ plan to exploit Brexit makes a US-UK trade deal almost impossible

Why Trump’s ‚predatory’ plan to exploit Brexit makes a US-UK trade deal almost impossible

British Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump at the first session of the G20 summit on July 7, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. Thorsten Gutschalk / Getty Experts say Trump’s global trade war makes a UK-US Brexit trade deal almost impossible. „[The US] believes the UK needs free trade deals and so is…

Trump’s legal team shake-up falters

Trump’s legal team shake-up falters

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump insists he is not struggling to find lawyers to represent him US President Donald Trump will no longer hire two lawyers whose appointments were announced last week, with the shake-up of his legal team appearing to hit a stumbling block. Joe diGenova’s appointment to the team handling…

Trump’s newest economic move won’t give special treatment to any country — and they’re all set for a trade war

Trump’s newest economic move won’t give special treatment to any country — and they’re all set for a trade war

President Donald Trump and Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May are at odds over his tariffs plan. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann President Donald Trump doesn’t intend to exempt any countries from tariffs on steel and aluminum, senior administration officials said on Sunday. „As soon as you exempt one country, you have to exempt another country, and so ……

Hope Hicks, one of Trump’s closest confidants and longest-tenured aide, is resigning

Hope Hicks, one of Trump’s closest confidants and longest-tenured aide, is resigning

Hope Hicks. Pool/Getty Images Hope Hicks resigned as the White House communications director on Wednesday. She’s one of President Donald Trump’s longest-tenured aides, serving on his campaign since its onset. Her resignation came one day after she testified before the House Intelligence Committee. Hope Hicks is resigning as the White House communications director, the White…

What does Australia need from Trump’s US?

What does Australia need from Trump’s US?

Image copyright Getty Images Australia will send its largest-ever political and business delegation to the US this week. If anything, Australia has „doubled down” on its relationship with the US since President Donald Trump began his tenure, explains Prof Simon Jackman. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will visit Washington for his fourth meeting with President…