Donald Trump is now ‘picking winners and losers’ by bailing out industries that are suffering the consequences of policies that he claims have no losers.
Trump’s trade war could hurt the ‘forgotten’ Americans — the very people he promised would be newly empowered by his presidency.
It seems almost embarrassing to have to rehearse the case for free trade, but Donald Trump is determined to make us learn it all over again, the hard way.
I support nearly unlimited trade, no matter what other nations do. It’s mostly because I love America.
Given both the negative economic effects and political risks, President Trump’s latest trade war with allies seems a miscalculated move, a fight he shouldn’t have picked.
A trove of new polling shows the once-formidable lead Democrats had in the generic congressional ballot is nearly gone.
Sheltering inefficient work—like Sam’s bread business—prevents workers like Sam from finding and developing a skill set that the economy needs.
The mainstream media treats everything Trump does as one step away from the next apocalypse. But there’s no need to freak out about the so-called trade war.
The trick, of course, is to limit Chinese tourist misbehavior and ensure their massive tour groups don’t overrun the destinations most popular with Americans.
It is a game of robbing Peter because you claim Paul was robbed. This helps no one. Two wrongs do not make a right in pursuit of freer trade.
At the most basic level, tariffs are a punishment intended for foreign countries that actually penalize American citizens.
Some Trump diehards think the president’s tariffs are a strategic masterstroke in negotiation, but the harm they will do belies that idea.
Trump’s unilateral actions on steel and aluminum tariffs epitomize the dangers of the longstanding and, regrettably, bipartisan trend toward excessive concentration of power in the executive branch.
World trade in goods and services has morphed into a gigantic manipulative carnival of currency trading. This needs to change.
Comparing either Trump or Obama to Lincoln isn’t necessarily a positive exercise. Regardless, Trump is clearly the heir-apparent.
The U.S. government taxes butter to allow American farmers to charge American consumers higher prices. This kind of protectionism is to blame for high food prices, cronyism, and economic waste, explains a new paper.
Your job belongs to the person who pays you to do it. Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and Hillary Clinton all say the opposite, but they’re lying to get your vote.
According to Team Trump, Trump’s import tax would force Americans to pay 10 to 15 percent more for food, clothing, shoes, electronics, and other basic necessities.
Scott Lincicome and David Harsanyi discuss why everything Donald Trump says about trade is wrong. Rebecca Cusey reviews Michael Bay’s “13 Hours.”
Donald Trump’s China trade plan would make American families pay a lot more for food, clothing, electronics, and everything else that now says ‘Made in China.’
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