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Trump portrays G-7 as a lovefest, papering over differences

Never mind his differences with world leaders on China, trade, Russia, Iran and more. President Donald Trump’s takeaway message from the Group of Seven summit in France was “unity.” In fact, “flawless” unity.

Trump sends mixed messages to China on trade war

President Donald Trump is sending mixed messages about the U.S.-China trade war as leaders at a global summit in France push him to ease frictions with Beijing over tariffs and cooperate on other geopolitical challenges, including Iran.

Trump flip-flops on tax cuts, citing ‘strong economy’

Trump’s flip-flop came after recent market volatility and economic uncertainty, and amid a debate about whether the United States was heading for a slowdown that would imperil his reelection chances. Trump earlier this week acknowledged, for the first time, that his China trade policies may mean economic pain for Americans, though he insisted the tariffs are needed for more important long-term benefits.

Facing pressure, Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods

Responding to pressure from businesses and growing fears that a trade war is threatening the U.S. economy, the Trump administration is delaying most of the import taxes it planned to impose on Chinese goods and is dropping others altogether.

Trump threatens 10% tariffs on China; stocks plummet on news

President Donald Trump intensified pressure Thursday on China to reach a trade deal by saying he will impose 10% tariffs Sept. 1 on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports he hasn’t already taxed. The move immediately sent stock prices sinking.