One company that was thrilled when Trump went after imported washing machines was Whirlpool, which figured it would gain sales on the machines it makes here. But its earnings and stock price are down because ...
Historically, of course, Republicans have been ideologically oriented against tariffs and direct industrial subsidies, and many fervent free-market advocates see Trump’s move as a betrayal.
'It's a little bit like weight loss,' a Trump official said of the huge hits coming to U.S. farmers.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte showed a glimmer of defiance and derision toward the president even while he maintained a smile.