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Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China

2:52am BST

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing. | Video

Trump sees slowing Chinese growth pressuring Beijing on trade

15 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday seized on slowing economic growth in China as evidence that U.S. tariffs were having "a major effect" and warned that Washington could pile on more pressure as bilateral trade talks sputtered along.

Trump again says Indian tariffs on U.S. goods unacceptable

09 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI U.S. President Donald Trump repeated his complaints on Tuesday that India's tariffs on U.S. products were unacceptable but he did not indicate whether he would take any further action in the trade row between the two nations. | Video

U.S. House panel sues Treasury, IRS over Trump's tax returns

02 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives panel on Tuesday filed a long-awaited lawsuit in federal court to demand President Donald Trump's individual and business tax returns. | Video

Trump says trade deal 'possible' with China's Xi, tariffs could be lower

27 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that a trade deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping was possible this weekend but he is prepared to impose U.S. tariffs on virtually all remaining Chinese imports if the two countries continue to disagree.

UPDATE 4-Trump says trade deal 'possible' with China's Xi, tariffs could be lower

26 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 26 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that a trade deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping was possible this weekend but he is prepared to impose U.S. tariffs on virtually all remaining Chinese imports if the two countries continue to disagree.

Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike to spare Iranian lives

22 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he aborted a military strike to retaliate for Iran's downing of an unmanned U.S. drone because it could have killed 150 people, and signalled he was open to talks with Tehran. | Video

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments

14 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster.

UPDATE 2-Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments

14 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 14 President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster.

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