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The Candidates: Donald Trump Selecting Chief of Staff

President Donald Trump is interviewing candidates to serve as his new chief of staff after announcing Saturday that General John Kelly will leave the position at the beginning of next year.

US challenges trade war counter-tariffs at WTO Lighthizer

Lighthizer Will Run the China Trade Talks

After several hours of confusion and conflicting reports, Larry Kudlow made it clear Monday that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lightizer will run the next stage of China talks.

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Trump Confirms $34B Tariffs on China, Possible $516B More

President Donald Trump confirmed to reporters on Air Force One flight to Montana Thursday that tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods will go into effect at the end of the night, another $16 billion in two weeks, and another up to $500 billion more if China refuses to change unfair trade practices.

President Trump announces tariffs on steel and aluminum earlier this month, flanked by Steven Mnuchin, Wilbur Ross, Robert Lighthizer, and Peter Navarro.

Trump Warns WTO to Treat U.S. Properly or He Will Act

President Donald Trump issued words of warning for the World Trade Organization on Monday, calling on it to start treating the United States “properly” or the U.S. will take action.