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.
Senator Lindsey Graham says a military solution to the North Korean issue is still possible.
In an interview today, Senator Graham discussed the speculation that the U.S. military considered moving dependents out of South Korea at the height of tensions with the North.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry said the U.S., Russia, and Saudi Arabia can make-up for the shortage in Iranian oil exports. In a recent interview on Friday Perry said he felt comfortable with the outlook for global crude output, and oil prices. This comes after the Trump administration announced they will slap sanctions on Iran, a nation that has already cut supply to two year lows.
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.
U.S. and Canadian trade representatives are set to meet this week to advance NAFTA negotiations between the two countries.
A top gulf cartel leader accused of trafficking migrants and drugs to the U.S. is captured in northeastern Mexico.