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Jul 12, 2018

US Lawmakers Blast Trump on Tariffs

U.S. senators Thursday continued a bipartisan rebuke of President Donald Trump's punitive trade strategy, one day after an overwhelming vote asserting a congressional role in the imposition of tariffs for national security reasons. VOA's Michael Bowman reports from Capitol Hill, where anti-tariff sentiment is strong but not universal.
by [email protected] (Michael Bowman) via Economy - Voice of America

G-20 Ministers: Trade, Political Tensions Put Growth at Risk

"Heightened trade and geopolitical tensions" are putting global economic growth at risk, G-20 finance ministers said after two day...