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May 27 2019
Trump said recent North Korean missile tests are nothing to worry about, and that he wants “fairness and reciprocity” in a US-Japan trade deal.
President Donald Trump arrived in Japan Saturday for a state visit with the country’s leaders, including its new emperor, but launched his trip with a reassuring message to an adversary: North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.
In a tweet, Trump wroteVox
Aug 27 2019
Peppered with complaints from farmers fed up with President Trump’s trade war, Sonny Perdue found his patience wearing thin. Mr. Perdue, the agriculture secretary and the guest of honor at the annual Farmfest gathering in southern Minnesota this month, tried to break the ice with a joke.
“What do you call two farmers in a basement?” Mr. Perdue asked near the end of a testy hourlong townNew York Times (News)
Jul 26 2019
“Boris Johnson promised in his first speech as prime minister to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with ‘no ifs or buts’ and warned that if the bloc refused to negotiate then there would be a no-deal Brexit.” (Reuters)
The left is worried that Johnson will not be able to solve the Brexit crisis.
“The raw dilemma at the heart of Brexit: Will the U.K. remainThe Flip Side
Jan 15 2020
The U.S. and China signed a preliminary part of a trade deal Wednesday morning. The deal reportedly focuses on negotiations, intellectual property theft, tariffs, and currency manipulation; China has also agreed to purchase $200 billion worth of US goods over the next two years. The plan for the deal's second phase remains unclear.
Some outlets, many right-leaning, framed the deal as aPolitico Forbes New York Post (News)
May 14 2019
A personal duel between two rival presidents could ensure that the escalating trade war across the Pacific may last longer than anyone expected.
The showdown is now no longer just a confrontation between China and the US -- one a rising power challenging the long established dominance of the global economic leader. It's become a test of wills between two of the world's most powerful menGuest Writer - Left
Dec 24 2020
The United Kingdom reached an agreement with the European Union Thursday to continue free trade after the U.K. leaves the EU on Jan. 1 as part of Brexit. The deal should ensure that trade continues between the U.K. and the 27-nation E.U. free of tariffs and commercial quotas.
The Christmas Eve agreement was covered widely throughout the media spectrum. Some left-rated voices said theNew York Times (News) International Business Times Wall Street Journal (Opinion)
Mar 11 2019
Early warning signs are flashing for President Donald Trump on some of his core arguments on immigration, the economy and North Korea that are central to his 2020 re-election message.
Complications on each of those policy areas threaten to undermine the narrative of unprecedented success that the President has weaved around his first two years in office and are driving political debateGuest Writer - Left
Jan 17 2020
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTSOn Wednesday, President Trump and China's Vice Premier Liu He signed a trade deal described as the first phase in a longer process of trade reconciliation.The deal includes a variety of concessions from both Abridge News
Aug 28 2019
Last week, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) tweeted, “The Electoral College isn’t about fairness at all; it’s about empowering some voters over others. Every vote should be = in America, no matter who you are or where you come from. The right thing to do is establish a Popular Vote.” (Twitter)
Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) replied, “Abolishing the electoral college means that politicians willThe Flip Side
Aug 26 2019
President Trump said his trade negotiators received calls from China Sunday, indicating that trade talks could resume. The calls came in the midst of a trade war with China that critics say is to blame for a global economic slowdown.USA TODAY Politico Fox News (Online News)