How Trumpworld is winging a trade war – Axios

When the president threatened China with $100 billion in new tariffs, there had hardly been any #White House discussion. What I’m hearing: There wasn’t one single deliberative meeting in which senior officials sat down to… Read More

Deficit to top $1 trillion per year by 2020, CBO says

Members of both parties further added to the deficit in March when they increased military and domestic spending by nearly $300 billion over the next two years.   During the debate over the bill, Republican… Read More

Farmers’ Anger at Trump Tariffs Puts Republican Candidates in a Bind

WASHINGTON — As President Trump moves to fulfill one of the central promises of his campaign — to get tough on an ascendant #China — he faces a potential rebellion from a core constituency: farmers… Read More