Free Trade

President Donald Trump held an unscheduled press conference Saturday morning following talks with the leaders of the G7 countries. The president said they covered several topics including illegal immigration, national security and trade. “We [the United States] are like the piggy bank that everyone else is robbing,” the president said. “That cannot go on.”
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Pillsbury noted that Trump praised Chinese President Xi and thanked China for its assistance with the North Korean nuclear missile crisis even as tariffs were announced, framing the situation as a “major negotiation” between friendly states with competing interests rather than an all-out “trade war.” LISTEN: “He’s offering them some solutions that he hopes they’ll
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The billionaire GOP mega-donor Koch brothers are continuing to oppose President Trump’s economic nationalist agenda, now calling his recent pro-American worker tariffs “crony capitalism.” Charles and David Koch are two of the Republican Party’s biggest billionaire donors, supporting an agenda of endless, multinational free trade agreements and open borders to keep U.S. wages stagnant. While recent
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Bill ClarkCQ Roll Call via Getty Images by John Binder12 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 12 Mar, 201812 Mar, 2018 The pro-open borders, avid free trader Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) has introduced legislation to “nullify” President Trump’s tariffs on imported steel and aluminum designed to increase American manufacturing for U.S. workers. In a speech on the Senate
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@WhiteHouse on Instagram by John Binder11 Mar 2018Washington, DC0 11 Mar, 201811 Mar, 2018 American workers whose lives were uprooted by multinational free trade deals are thanking President Trump for signing into law tariffs on imported steel and aluminum to protect U.S. jobs. In a series of videos by the White House, American workers thanked
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Pillsbury joined Breitbart News’s Senior Editor-at-Large Rebecca Mansour for Friday interview focsuing on national security threats related to China’s geopolitical ascendance on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight. Tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from China should be part of a broader strategy towards restraining China’s hostile geopolitical ambitions, suggested Pillsbury. LISTEN: “It’s pretty widely believed that
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Spencer Platt/Getty Images by John Binder8 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 8 Mar, 20188 Mar, 2018 As President Trump made history signing into law his tariffs on steel and aluminum to protect American workers and U.S. industries, GOP megadonor Charles Koch called on “corporate leaders” to “reject” the decision. In an op-ed for the Washington Post, Charles
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Mark Wilson/Getty by John Binder6 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 6 Mar, 20186 Mar, 2018 As White House economic adviser Gary Cohn resigns from the White House, Breitbart News looks back on six times that the economic globalist attempted to derail President Trump’s “America First” agenda. 1. Gary Cohn’s War on Coal White House National Economic Council
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The Associated Press by John Binder6 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 6 Mar, 20186 Mar, 2018 The “Trumpocrats,” the group of working and middle-class Democrat voters who supported President Trump in the 2016 presidential election, have won a victory, as their nemesis in the White House, Gary Cohn has resigned. On Tuesday, White House economic adviser and
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The Associated Press by John Binder6 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 6 Mar, 20186 Mar, 2018 Former George W. Bush official Karl Rove and House Speaker Paul Ryan are begging President Trump’s administration to water-down proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. During a press briefing on Tuesday, Ryan — an avid free-trader — said he opposed
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Decades of “free trade absolutism” by America’s elites, “where we unilaterally disarm while our opponent commits economic warfare against us,” have undermined American national security, decimated the U.S. manufacturing base, and betrayed middle and working class Americans, said Breitbart News’s Senior Editor-at-Large Rebecca Mansour during a opening monologue on Thursday’s edition of Breitbart News Tonight on
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Kevin Frayer/Getty Images by John Binder1 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 1 Mar, 20181 Mar, 2018 Nearly 60 percent of American voters say imposing tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum is crucial to the United States’ economic relationship with China. In a Morning Consult poll, 59 percent of Americans say it is “important” that President Trump place
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Getty Images by John Binder26 Feb 2018Washington, D.C.0 26 Feb, 201826 Feb, 2018 The avid free trade-wing of President Trump’s administration is trying to convince him to weaken his economic nationalist agenda, which is expected to include harsh tariffs on potentially hundreds of imported Chinese goods. White House advisers Gary Cohn, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin,
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Populist conservative icon Pat Buchanan has declared victory within the Republican Party, saying “The Bush party has become a Trump party” on the key issues of immigration, trade, and staying out of foreign wars. During the weekly show The McLaughlin Group, Buchanan—a pioneer of the economic nationalist movement—said the war within the “conservative movement” was
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America’s trade deficit is funding China’s military and infrastructure developments, said former Wall Street Journal editor and Asia expert Brett M. Decker on Thursday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight. The U.S. trade deficit widened in December to its highest level since 2008. Last year’s trade deficit saw a nine-year high of $566 million, according to data released
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