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Trump’s burgeoning trade war with China is starting to get dangerous for the economy

President Donald Trump's trade war with China doesn't appear to be coming to a close anytime soon. The president, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and the trade adviser Peter Navarro are all talking a tough game on China, worrying economists about what the tariffs could mean for the US economy.

Trump trade adviser apologizes after saying there’s ‘a special place in hell’ for Justin Trudeau

Peter Navarro, a top trade adviser for President Donald Trump, apologized for saying there was a "special place in hell" for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Navarro is at the center of the trade fight with Canada.
White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro had harsh words for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

White House trade council director says ‘there’s a special place in hell’ for Justin Trudeau

White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro said Sunday there is a "special place in hell" for any leader who engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald Trump. The comments came after Trump ditched the G7 communique and accused Trudeau of lying.
President Donald Trump with (2nd L-R) Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro

Infighting among Trump’s top advisers led to a negotiating disaster on the China trade deal

Fights between major players in President Donald Trump's trade team helped Chinese officials from making major commitments in the Us-China trade deal that was announced on Saturday.

Senate Republicans are warning Trump about the risks of his plan to get Chinese smartphone giant ZTE back in business

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are skeptical that President Donald Trump is up to the task of properly assessing and combatting the security risks posed by Chinese smartphone maker ZTE, suggesting the White House is taking a predominantly economic approach to resolve disputes with one of the world's largest smartphone companies.
Peter Navarro.

Trump’s economic team is coming undone at a critical moment

The free trade and protectionist wings of President Donald Tump's economic team appear to be in open battle against each other. The fight comes at a critical juncture for US trade policy.

White House says Trump’s top anti-China trade adviser will participate in talks despite report he ‘blew up’ at Steven Mnuchin

Peter Navarro, a Trump trade adviser who is staunchly anti-China, will not participate in talks with China's top economic official on Thursday according to Bloomberg. Navarro also reportedly is acting "erratically."

Trump is demanding China make a gargantuan economic change

The Trump administration's trade delegation to china asked for massive changes to the Chinese economy during negotiations that are aimed at reducing barriers between the two countries and avoiding a trade war.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Fiscal Yeah (FY) 2019 budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 14, 2018.

The Trump administration is going to try to avoid a trade war this week — don’t hold your breath

OPINION: Trump is sending a delegation to China to talk trade this week. Ideally, this means avoiding a trade war. Most likely, it means the status quo.

The Trump administration is showing the world ‘how not to mobilize against China’

OPINION: President Donald Trump's national trade director Peter Navarro blames trade deficits with China and Europe for loss of American manufacturing jobs.