Donald Trump

Government, Business, Equipment

Trump Visits Truck Dealer in Minnesota to Tout Tax Cuts

President Donald Trump visiting a truck dealership in Burnsville, Minn. Susan Walsh/Associated Press

While visiting a truck dealership in Burnsville, Minn., President Donald Trump touted tax cuts passed by Republicans in 2017, even as the law has swelled the deficit and failed to gain traction with voters in last year’s midterm elections.

Alyza Sebenius | Bloomberg News
April 15, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Threatens Car Tariffs on Mexico Over Drug Flow Across Border

Cars Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump retreated from threats to immediately close the border with Mexico over migration, instead abruptly pivoting April 4 to a new demand: that the Mexican government stop the flow of illegal drugs into the U.S. within a year or face car tariffs.

Shannon Pettypiece | Bloomberg News
April 4, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

EPA Rushed Ethanol Plan so Trump Could Keep Pledge, Documents Show

Ethanol Sergio Flores/Bloomberg News

After President Donald Trump promised Iowa voters he would unleash high-ethanol gasoline, his administration fast-tracked a plan to lift summertime restrictions on the fuel, forgoing studies of its potential price tag and hastily ending a review of the measure.

Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Mario Parker | Bloomberg News
March 28, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Trump Asks OPEC to Increase Oil Output to Keep Prices in Check

Oil Rig Ali Mohammadi/Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of OPEC, saying the cartel should increase production because prices are getting “too high.”

James Herron and Salma El Wardany | Bloomberg News
March 28, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Says China Deal ‘Close’ Ahead of New Talks

China Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump said March 22 that a trade deal with China is close as he prepared to send his negotiators to Beijing for a fresh round of talks next week, but U.S. officials downplayed the prospect of a swift conclusion.

Saleha Mohsin and Jennifer Jacobs | Bloomberg News
March 22, 2019
Business, Logistics, TCA

GM Plans Electric Investment in Michigan Plant

GM Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg News

General Motors Co. will throw a bone to President Donald Trump on March 22 by announcing an investment in its electric-car plant north of Detroit after enduring days of intense criticism for idling an Ohio factory.

David Welch | Bloomberg News
March 21, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Suggests GM Should Sell Idled Ohio Auto Plant

GM General Motors shuttered the Lordstown, Ohio plant that was producing the Chevy Cruze. (Allison Farrand/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump said March 20 that General Motors Co. should sell an idled plant in Lordstown, Ohio, or restart production. The company said it’s received inquiries about factory.

Margaret Talev | Bloomberg News
March 21, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

Trump Calls on GM to ‘Bring Jobs Home’ After Ohio Plant Closing

GM Lordstown, Ohio GM plant that is slated to close. (Allison Farrand/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump said he wants an immediate start to talks between General Motors Co. and the United Auto Workers, extending to a third day his calls for the carmaker and union to reopen an Ohio factory.

Mark Niquette and Ben Brody | Bloomberg News
March 18, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Trump Advances Changes to Unleash Sales of Ethanol-Blend Gasoline

Fuel Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

The Trump administration on March 12 advanced a plan meant to expand the U.S. market for corn-based ethanol and place trading restrictions on credits that refiners use to prove they are using biofuel.

Mario Parker and Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Bloomberg News
March 12, 2019
Government, Business

Trump Budget Proposal Includes Cut in Crop Insurance Subsidies

Corn Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump’s “I LOVE YOU!” tweet to farmers is facing another challenge: Budget cuts that will slash subsidies for crop insurance and small growers.

Mario Parker and Alexandra Semenova | Bloomberg News
March 12, 2019

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