Where do the U.S. and China stand on trade?

Jun 19, 2020
President Trump renewed threats to cut economic ties with China, yet there's reportedly a new deal for China to buy more U.S. farm goods.
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testifies at a Senate Finance Committee hearing on the president's 2020 trade policy agenda on June 17, 2020.
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How Trump's executive order would change social media and the internet

May 29, 2020
Without the 1996 law Section 230, the internet as we know it would not exist.
The executive order could lead to uncharted territory on the internet, where platforms either over- or under-censor everything.
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Trump to target Twitter, social media bias with new executive order

Trump is to order a review of the law that excuses social media platforms from liability for what users post.
President Trump's executive order could make social media platforms responsible for everyone's posts, including his.
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"Open by Easter"? A closer look at the U.S. economy's timeline

Mar 25, 2020
Relaxing restrictions might make the economic contraction less severe, but not by much, economists say. And we'd see an escalation in infections.
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Trump suspends travel from Europe to U.S. for 30 days

Mar 12, 2020
Trump says the restrictions won't apply to the United Kingdom, and the U.S. will monitor the situation to determine if travel can be reopened earlier.
President Trump addresses the nation from the Oval Office about the widening COVID-19 crisis on March 11, 2020 in Washington.
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Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC) speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill after witnesses failed to show up for closed door testimony during the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump in Washington, DC on November 4, 2019.

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What will President Trump announce on health care?

Oct 3, 2019
The president’s visit to a Florida retirement community for the announcement comes as Democratic presidential candidates are debating expanding the government’s role in health care.
President Donald Trump is expected to announce an executive order on health care.
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What economic powers does Trump have at his disposal?

Sep 9, 2019
Trump has already invoked the International Emergency Economic Powers Act. Presidential powers don’t stop there.
President Donald Trump in the Oval Office.

Understanding Trump's unprecedented international business entanglements

Jun 6, 2019
The Center for Responsive Politics reports on the president's business interests across 30 countries.
The Center for Responsive Politics used President Donald Trump's personal financial disclosures as a starting point for its investigation.
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