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Republican Donor Gives Big to Democrats to Stop Trump's 'Runaway Presidency'

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Seth Klarman has donated $4.9 million to the Democratic party so far, according to a New York Times report. He plans to spend about $20 million helping Democrats by the next presidential election.
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Trump administration planning further trade war escalations with China

Trump administration planning further trade war escalations with China

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The Trump administration is planning to escalate the U.S. trade war with China by targeting around $200 billion in Chinese goods, according to the Wall Street Journal. The move is expected to draw a reciprocal response from China, which will likely impose new retaliatory tariffs on U.S. exporters, especially farmers, the newspaper reported.
The administration is expected to set the tariffs at around 10 percent, which is lower than the 25 percent tariffs that were announced in early August, sources told the Journal.
The move is intended to give the U.S. leverage in planned high-level...
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Report: President Trump Moving Forward With His Plans to Impose China Tariffs

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President Donald Trump is going ahead with plans to impose new tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese imports, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.
Both sides were preparing to hold new talks on their tariff dispute. Last week Trump told reporters such a move could come “very soon.”
The Journal cited unnamed people familiar with the matter who said the tariff level will likely be set at about 10 percent, below the 25 percent announced earlier this year.
The two governments have already imposed 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of each other's goods. Beijing has issued a list of...
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The White House Response To Florence

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We preview the week ahead in politics - including possible new U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods and a committee vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
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Trump plans new Chinese import tariffs

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WASHINGTON - President Trump is going ahead with plans to announce new tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese imports, The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday. Both sides were preparing to hold new talks on their tariff dispute. Last week Trump told reporters such a move could come soon. The Journal cited unnamed people familiar with the matter who said the tariff level will likely be set at about 10 percent, below the 25 percent announced earlier this year.
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Here are the 4 Republicans who voted in the House to condemn Trump's 'racist...

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After just eight months, the head of Planned Parenthood is out

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Kellyanne Conway asked a reporter 'what's your ethnicity' in response to a...

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The AOC adviser behind the 'Every billionaire is a policy failure' slogan...

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Joe Montana Lists Napa Estate for $29 Million. Here's a Look Inside

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Lyft's Citi Bikes are expanding to the Bronx and other New York City areas...

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