Trump’s choice for Secretary of State called the trade agreement Trump regularly roasts a ‘promising development’

[ Allan Smith| December 14, 2016 |Business Insider] President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state — Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson — once praised the trade agreement Trump lambasted along the campaign trail as a “promising development” regarding trade relations in the Asia-Pacific region. In a 2013 speech to the Asia Society Global Forum, Tillerson,…

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Trump: Companies That Leave U.S. Will Have a ‘Very, Very Substantial Tariff or Tax to Pay’

[ Pam Key | December 09, 2016 |Breitbart] Friday at a rally for Louisiana Senate candidate Republican John Kennedy in Baton Rouge, President-elect Donald Trump restated his proposal to impose a “substantial tariff or tax,” on the imports of companies that move production out of the United States. Trump said, “We don’t want companies to leave our…

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Peter Morici: Trump must prepare for showdown with China

[  Peter Morici | December 09, 2016 |Deseret News] Donald Trump faces immediate challenges — managing the war against ISIS, fixing Obamacare and boosting growth to create jobs. However, as the fallout from his recent conversation with the president of Taiwan indicates, an increasingly assertive China poses the most vexing and far-reaching challenges for American prosperity and security. China…

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Press Release: CPA Supports Buy American footwear provision in Defense Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Paola Masman, Media Director 202-688-5145 ext 2, [email protected] Washington~  The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) expressed strong support for a the buy American footwear provision in the defense appropriation bill passed by the Senate last Friday, December 9. The provision mandates the purchase of American made footwear for military recruits. The provision states: In the…

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Heitkamp tops Trump’s list for agriculture secretary

[JOSH DAWSEY, ANDREW RESTUCCIA and JENNY HOPKINSON | December 10, 2016 |Politico] Sen. Heidi Heitkamp has emerged as President-elect Donald Trump’s leading choice for agriculture secretary, sources close to the transition tell POLITICO. The first-term Democrat from North Dakota and member of the Senate Agriculture Committee has been a vocal advocate for farmers and broke from her party on several controversial…

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