The White House says it has made it very clear what the U.S. expects from China regarding trade, but since the country has not complied the president slapped Beijing with more tariffs.
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow says the U.S. is ready for trade talks with mainland China.
President Trump says U.S. tariffs have helped the nation bargain for fair trade, amid heightened tensions around the globe.
The State department green lights two-possible arms deals with South Korea. Reports Friday say the agreement is worth about $2.6 billion, but that the price could change as negotiations continue. The agreement includes six maritime patrol aircraft and 64 Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles, to help the country defend against China and other regional threats.
Trade tensions between the U.S. and China do not appear to be easing up, as President Trump prepares to hit Beijing with more tariffs. Bloomberg is reporting Friday, the president has told aides he wants to move forward with tariffs on $200 billion more on Chinese imports.
China is embracing the possibility of another round of trade talks with the U.S. amid heightening bilateral tensions.
Upgrades are underway at the USS Bonhomme Richard to allow the ship to accommodate and launch new fighter jets.
Lawmakers are reaching across the aisle to save nuclear energy.
A new bill on Capitol Hill might make countries think twice before cutting off diplomatic ties with Taiwan as a way to cozy up with China.