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American businesses are scrambling to get around Trump's new tariffs - and it could just be the start of a 'tsunami'

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The Commerce Department has received more than 1,200 requests from businesses to be excluded from President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.
Companies can ask for exclusions if they cannot find the metal needed to produce their product in the US.
The requests are likely the first in a deluge from businesses.
US businesses are flooding the Trump administration with requests to get around new tariffs on steel and aluminum.
The Washington Post's Heather Long reported that more than 1,200 companies have asked the Commerce Department for an exemption from 25% tariff on steel, while...
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Trump files for an extension on his taxes

Trump files for an extension on his taxes

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Count President Donald Trump among the Americans who won't meet Tuesday's deadline for filing his tax returns. The White House confirmed Tuesday that the president has filed for an extension on his taxes, although a spokesman did not immediately respond to a follow-up question as to whether Trump had filed for extra time on his federal or state taxes. The extension deadline for both federal taxes and New York state taxes is Oct. 15. The White House spokesman also did not immediately offer a reason why Trump was unable to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, although White House press secretary...
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Just How Dangerous Is Donald Trump?

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Susan Glasser , Politico
In her final podcast, Susan Glasser reflects on the president's erratic foreign policyâ??and discusses some scenarios for a risk-filled year ahead.
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Neutral and unbiased? Why ‘think tanks' lobby for war in Syria

Neutral and unbiased? Why ‘think tanks' lobby for war in Syria

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When US President Donald Trump fired a barrage of Tomahawk missiles at Syrian government targets last week, it was a good day for defense contractors, at least.
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Trump Filed Extension for 2017 Tax Return, White House Says

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President Donald Trump will file his taxes by Oct. 15, the White House said Tuesday.
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6 GOP congressional candidates express loyalty to Trump

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Six Republican candidates for an open congressional seat in Mississippi are saying they will be loyal to President Donald Trump. The 3rd District candidates spoke Monday in Starkville at a...
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Arming the world: Inside Trump's 'Buy American' drive to expand weapons exports

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WASHINGTON - In a telephone call with the emir of Kuwait in January, U.S. President Donald Trump pressed the Gulf monarch to move forward on a $10 billion fighter jet deal that had been stalled for more than a year.
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The Latest: Kudlow says tariff waiver for Japan on table

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The Latest on President Donald Trump hosting Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago :
1:05 p.m.
The White House is leaving open the option of providing exemptions to steel and aluminum tariffs for Japan as President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prepare to kick off a two-day summit in Florida.
Larry Kudlow, the director of the National Economic Council, says issuing Japan the waiver to the Trump-ordered sanctions or opening negotiations on a new trade agreement with Japan are "all on the table."
Most other key U.S. allies, including Australia...
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Trump Energy Aide to Return to Lobbying Firm

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Michael Catanzaro, a chief architect of President Donald Trump's energy policy, is leaving the White House and returning to his former lobbying firm.
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Sheriff Joe Arpaio to Face Special Prosecutor Over Bid to Erase History

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The Arizona sheriff pardoned by President Donald Trump for racially profiling immigrants in violation of a court order has a new fight on his hands.
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One of Trump's biggest accomplishments could make the next recession worse

One of Trump's biggest accomplishments could make the next recession worse

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The $1.5 trillion tax overhaul signed by President Donald Trump last year could worsen the next recession, according to economists and strategists at Morgan Stanley.
In a report on Tuesday, they likened the boost from tax reform to a "happy hour" after which the economy is vulnerable to a painful hangover.
Financial markets have already priced in much of the boost from tax cuts, they said.
Enjoy the tax cuts now, but brace for when next the economy goes bust.
According to Morgan Stanley, the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul signed by President Donald Trump last year could make the next recession...
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Marsha Blackburn: President Donald Trump Is Going to Win The Fight Over Sanctuary Cities

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Rep. Marsha Blackburn said Tuesday that President Trump "is going to win the fight" over sanctuary law in California against the state's governor, Jerry Brown .
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