President Trump chastised the press Saturday for not covering the national debt, which has ticked down slightly since he took office — saying by contrast that the debt leaped $200 billion in President Obama’s first month.
Business & Economy
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady on Friday touted congressional Republicans’ proposal to impose a new tax on imports, as President Trump sent signals he could now be open to such a move.
J.C. Penney said Friday that it will be closing anywhere from 130 to 140 stores as well as two distribution centers over the next several months as it aims to improve profitability in the era of online shopping.
President Trump has called NAFTA the “worst trade deal in history,” but a poll released Friday says U.S. voters are deeply divided on whether it’s been good for the nation.
Meeting with two dozen manufacturing CEOs, President Trump said Thursday that he is determined to bring back thousands more “real jobs” to the U.S. and to cut trade deficits with countries such as Mexico and China.