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Fmr. Ambassador to China Max Baucus says Trump is aggravating tensions

Former Senator Max BaucusAnjali Sundaram | CNBCFormer U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus said President Donald Trump's approach to trade negotiations with China is aggravating tensions, and called for his administration to be patient, rather than imposing additional sanctions.Baucus, who served as the U.S. Ambassador to China from 2014-2017 under…
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Judge drops a charge against Obama White House counsel Greg Craig

Attorney Greg Craig (L) Arrives with Retired Gen. James Cartwright, (R), for a hearing at US District Court, October 17, 2016 in Washington, DC.Mark Wilson | Getty ImagesA federal judge on Tuesday dropped one of the two criminal charges against President Barack Obama's White House counsel Greg Craig, who is accused of lying about his work for…
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Wall Street needs to chill out about Trump’s tariffs

Trader Thomas Lee works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019.Richard Drew | APThe markets are currently in a multi-day selloff "freak out" over an escalation in the U.S.-China trade war.But is it justified? No.There are three main reasons why this and other major U.S. market selloffs connected to the trade war are…
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Trump promises more aid for farmers in 2020 as China trade war drags on

US President Donald Trump delivers remarks on supporting America's farmers and ranchers, flanked by US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue (2nd L), at the White House in Washington, DC, on May 23, 2019.Jim Watson | AFP | Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday promised farmers that China's increasing aggression against U.S. agriculture in the…
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