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US bans imports of all cotton, tomato products from China's Xinjiang region

January 14, 2021 11:37 am

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the order applies to raw fibers, apparel and textiles made from Xinjiang-grown cotton, as well as canned tomatoes, sauces, seeds and other tomato products from the region.

Trump administration bolsters order barring U.S. investment in Chinese firms

December 29, 2020 10:52 am

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that the announcement "ensures U.S. capital does not contribute to the development and modernization of the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) military, intelligence, and security services."

Trump refuses to budge over aid bill, imperiling jobless benefits for millions

December 27, 2020 12:08 pm

Without Trump’s signature, about 14 million people could lose those extra benefits, according to Labor Department data.

Trump admin done everything required in the event of a transition: White House

November 21, 2020 3:47 pm

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany asserted that the White House has done everything statutorily required as per the Presidential Transition Act that determines exactly what an administration needs to do in advance of an election and added that they will continue to do so.

Expect a lot more of the same if Trump wins a second term

October 31, 2020 6:36 pm

President Donald Trump has consistently pointed to tax cuts and regulatory relief as key successes of his first four years in office. If he gets another four years in office, there's no indication of any big policy shift.

Trump intel chief unveils unverified Russian info about Dems

September 30, 2020 4:47 pm

The announcement was a startling break from convention given that the nation's intelligence chiefs are generally loath to publicly discuss sensitive government intelligence, particularly when that information is unconfirmed, as Ratcliffe himself admits is the case here.

Trump administration imposes new Huawei restrictions

August 18, 2020 4:58 pm

The Commerce Department's new rules, rolled out Monday, will further block Huawei from accessing chip technology. The new rule is designed to block Huawei's access to commercially available chips made with tools acquired from the US.

Pepcid as a virus remedy? Trump admin's USD 21M gamble fizzled

July 24, 2020 4:45 pm

The Pepcid project underscores what critics describe as the Trump administration's casual disregard for science and anti-corruption rules, regulations meant to guard against taxpayer dollars going to political cronies or funding projects that aren't based on more rigorous science.

US gives 'narrow exemption' to India from sanctions on Chabahar for Afghan aid: Official

December 19, 2019 4:55 pm

The Chabahar port -- being jointly developed by India, Iran and Afghanistan -- is considered a gateway to golden opportunities for trade by the three countries with central Asian nations. It is located on the Indian Ocean in the Sistan and Baluchistan province of Iran.

Appeals court puts Trump abortion restrictions on hold again

July 04, 2019 2:01 pm

Trump administration rules, that ban taxpayer-funded clinics from making abortion referrals and prohibit clinics that receive federal money from sharing office space with abortion providers, are on hold again.


Trump is making America great again. Just not the way he thinks

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

It's nearly impossible to find a silver lining enough to penetrate the dark heart and chaos of the Trump administration. But gosh dang-it! NYT gives it a shot.