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Apple CEO Tim Cook has come to occupy a prominent role as one of Silicon Valley's savviest political operators -- a behind-the-scenes Trump whisperer who's been able to shape some of the administration's economic policies in ways that benefit Apple and some of its tech peers.

  • Sep 18, 2018

The move puts new import taxes on about half of all the goods Americans buy from China, including common household items.

  • Sep 17, 2018

The new tariffs on Chinese imports would apply to a vast number of consumer products, and companies could pass on higher costs to customers

  • Sep 15, 2018

White House had offered to reopen talks amid calls from U.S. companies for tariff relief, but Trump says he is ready to impose more penalties on Beijing

  • Sep 13, 2018

Politicians from both parties are proposing ideas that would further drive up the deficit.

  • Sep 11, 2018

Kevin Hassett, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, said he didn’t know how the president got the information he posted on Twitter.

  • Sep 10, 2018

The top GOP leaders on Capitol Hill showed the president photos of the border wall and a complimentary newspaper story.

  • Sep 7, 2018

His stance contradicted what he said Tuesday and what his budget director told Republicans earlier in the day.

  • Sep 5, 2018

Canada could be added later ‘if it is willing,’ the president said in a letter to Congress.

  • Aug 31, 2018

Escalating trade tensions coincide with a new era of hostility between the Trump administration and some of America’s closest allies.

  • Jun 22, 2018
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