• Being in a Foreign Country Didn't Stop President Trump From Slamming ‘Fake News' CNN

    6 monthes ago - By Fortune

    A question from a reporter about President Donald Trump's relationships with close United States allies led Trump on tangent about trade relations and calling CNN “fake news.”
    When a reporter asked Trump about shifting relationships with allies at G7 compared to his desire to speak with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Trump then asked what news outlet the reporter was with.
    “I figured. Fake news CNN. The worst,” Trump responded, when he heard CNN.
    This is a wild exchange between Trump and a CNN reporter. Trump says his relationship with the G7 leaders is great-despite talk of a G6+1...
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  • Why American Businesses Should Be ‘Terrified' After President Trump's Comments on Trade

    6 monthes ago - By Fortune

    "We as a nation lost $817 billion dollars on trade. That's ridiculous and it's unacceptable."
    That premise underpinned President Donald Trump's bellicose statements on trade at the G7 leadership summit in Quebec, which climaxed with the stunning threat that the U.S. could “stop trading” with some countries.
    The threat could seem justified if it were true that the U.S. were actually “losing” such a huge amount on trade. But it's a flawed and even deceptive claim on multiple levels, most trade experts agree. And the speech as a whole, with its further heightening of Trump's protectionist...
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