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In this May 22, 2019, photo, farmer Tim Bardole pauses for a photo as he plants a field near Perry, Iowa. Donald Trump won the presidency by winning rural America, in part by pledging to use his business savvy and tough negotiating skills to take on China and put an end to trade practices that have hurt farmers for years. While the prolonged fight has been devastating to an already-struggling agriculture industry, theres little indication Trump is paying a political price. (Zach Boyden-Holmes/The Des Moines Register via AP)

Trump's trade war with China puts farm vote at risk

- The Washington Times

President Trump's decision to lift steel tariffs on Canada and Mexico while postponing a fight with the European Union over auto imports leaves him free to focus on China -- an escalating trade war in which both sides are digging in.

President Donald Trump speaks about modernizing the immigration system in the Rose Garden of the White House, Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Trump delays decision on tariffs for imported autos, car parts

- The Washington Times

President Trump announced Friday that he's delaying a decision for up to six months on whether to impose tariffs on imported cars and auto parts from Europe and elsewhere, based on his administration's findings that the imports pose a national security threat.

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., right, chair of the House Health Subcommittee, says President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr want to take a sledgehammer to health care, as she joins, from left, Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., at a Democratic event ahead of a House floor vote on the Health Care and Prescription Drug Package, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, May 15, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

House Democrats pass health-care bill, in bid to stake out a 2020 election issue

- The Washington Times

The House approved health-care legislation aimed at slashing drug costs and rolling back President Trump's changes to the 2010 health law, as Democrats sought to turn a winning midterm message into a 2020-election weapon. But the bill has no chance of advancing in the Senate, because of Republican complaints that Obamacare-related "poison pills" had eclipsed bipartisan work on prescription drugs.