Trump Admin Imposes Another Green Energy Tariff

Energy | Tim Pearce
3D rendering green barrels for biofuels with lettering. (Shutterstock/Aleksandr Petrunovskyi)

‘America first’

Commerce Considers Rubber Band Tariff Against China And Others

Business | Thomas Phippen
President Donald Trump's administration initiated an investigation into whether imported rubber bands are priced so low that American companies can't compete.(Photo:Shutterstock/evantravels)

China, others are trying to ‘root out American competition’

Trump's Commerce Sec May Be Worth BILLIONS Less Than He Claims

US | Tim Pearce
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks to the Economic Club of New York in New York

What happened to the ‘Phantom $2 Billion?’

The Next Census Is Going To Cost A Boatload Of Money

US | Tim Pearce
An aerial view of The Villages retirement community in Central Florida, June 27, 2015. The Villages has been the fastest growing metro area in the nation for two years running, more than doubling its population to 114,000 since 2010, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

‘Such a massive and seemingly out of control undertaking’

SCOTUS Won't Let Fishermen Challenge Regs Costing Them $700 A Day

US | Tim Pearce
Fishermen on the Boulogne sur Mer based trawler "La Fregate III " prepare to raise fishing nets off the coast of northern France, August 30, 2017. Picture taken August 30, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

‘The costs associated with at-sea monitoring will be crushing’

Trudeau May Cancel Super Hornets To Protest Huge Tariff

World | David Krayden
PACIFIC OCEAN (April 24, 2013) Two F/A-18E Super Hornets from the Tophatters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 participate in an air power demonstration over the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is returning from an eight-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez/Released)

‘The government of Canada cannot treat, as a trusted partner, a company which is attacking our aerospace sector.’

How Wilbur Ross Is Pressing China On Trade

Business | Reuters
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross shakes hands with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang before a bilateral meeting at the Zhongnanhai Leadership Compound in Beijing, China, September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Andy Wong/Pool

‘The U.S. would take action to defend American workers and businesses if cooperative efforts bear no fruit’

Trump Administration Holding Off On Trade Wars To Avoid Upsetting Tax Reform

Politics | Thomas Phippen
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump (L) gives a thumbs up sign as he walks with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 10, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘We don’t want to … unnecessarily irritate the Senate’

Trudeau Issues Veiled Threat To Missouri Governor Over Super Hornets

World | David Krayden
JOINT PACIFIC ALASKAN RANGE COMPLEX, Alaska (June 21, 2011) An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Kestrels of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 137 based at Naval Air Station Lemoore, Calif., refuels from a KC-130T Hercules assigned to the Yankees of Marine Aerial Transport Squadron (VMGR) 452, based at Stewart Air National Guard Base, N.Y., while other Super Hornet strike fighters fly in formation waiting to refuel. The refueling is part of Northern Edge Premier Joint Training Exercise 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Joe Painter/Released)

‘This included a discussion on…Boeing’s Super Hornet fighter jets and the number of Missouri jobs that depend on the manufacturing of that aircraft.’

GOP Lawmaker Warns A Massive Silver Mine's Closure Could 'Destabilize' Part Of Guatemala

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross waves after speaking from the White House in Washington

‘Threatens to destabilize a region’

Trump Admin Won't List Non-Endangered Tuna As An Endangered Species

US | Tim Pearce
Tuna fish swimming. (Rich Carey/Shutterstock)

‘Based on the best scientific and commercial data’

Trump Admin Takes First Step Toward Slapping Huge Tariff On Chinese Aluminum Foil

World | Thomas Phippen
General view during the Food Network Magazine Cooking School 2016 at The International Culinary Center on November 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo: Getty/ Monica Schipper / Stringer)

‘The Trump Administration will not stand idly by’

Trump's 'Herculean' Trade Deal Isn't That Impressive Yet

World | Thomas Phippen
DAY 77 / APRIL 6: President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping met face-to-face for the first time spending some social time together with their wives before digging in to the thorny trade and security issues that bedevil the relationship between the world's two largest economies.

‘It’s not going to move the needle in the short term’

Republican Senator Says Trump's Sugar Deal Not So Sweet

US | Ted Goodman
Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

‘The new sugar deal hikes prices for consumers even more’

Commerce Chief: The EPA's Onerous Permits Process Is On The Chopping Block

Energy | Chris White

‘Torture you with getting a permit for a porta potty’

Trump Will Review Obama's Locking Up Of Huge Swaths Of Ocean

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘They are a clear violation of the Antiquities Act’

Trump Begins Investigation Of Aluminum Imports

Business | Thomas Phippen
U.S. President Donald Trump and his Commerce Secretary nominee Wilbur Ross (L) meet with representatives of Harley-Davidson, including CEO Matthew Levatich (R), at the White House in Washington, U.S. February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘China’s subsidies … depressed global prices for aluminum’