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‘Haters gonna hate & deniers will deny’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defends Greta Thunberg after Steven Mnuchin dissed the activist

"If you don't have an economics degree like Greta, they'll mock you for not having one. If you DO have one, as I do, they'll claim it's illegitimate."

Greta Thunberg isn’t qualified to lecture the US on climate change, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says

"Is she the chief economist or who is she? I'm confused," Mnuchin joked about the Swedish teenager's call for America to quit fossil fuels.

Trump’s defiance of Congress on EU auto tariffs is ‘just plain illegal,’ economist Paul Krugman says

The president isn't "a dictator free to set tariffs wherever he likes without even offering an explanation," the Nobel Prize-winning economist argued.

Experts question whether China can fulfill phase-one trade promises to the US

"The numbers are even more unrealistic than first believed," said Chad Bown, a trade policy expert at PIIE.
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Trump’s threatened tariffs would increase car prices by thousands of dollars, economists say

One economic research group estimated that price increases would range between $1,400 and $7,000, citing a deeply intertwined global auto market.
Joshua Collins is a former truck driver running for Congress in Washington.

This 26-year-old former truck driver is running for Congress, and he’s betting big that TikTok will help get him elected

Joshua Collins is ditching traditional ads to raise money and find volunteers through TikTok, which other politicians have been slow to adopt.

‘He does good at rockets’ — Trump showers Tesla CEO Elon Musk with strange praise at Davos

"I was worried about him, because he's one of our great geniuses, and we have to protect our genius."

US threatens to slap tariffs on Italy and Britain in digital tax fight

The warning came a day after the US reached a truce over a similar tax that was passed in France last year.

China tariffs could stay on even after a phase-2 trade deal, Mnuchin says

The comments came just days after President Donald Trump said that all tariffs would be removed if a phase-two deal is completed.

Trump blasts Paul Krugman for predicting his election would spark a global recession

The president tweeted that anyone who listened to Krugman's "flawed advice" would have missed out on a "RECORD BREAKING Stock Market."