Trump Talks Tough on Trade, but His Team Is Treading Lightly

By ALAN RAPPEPORT June 1, 2017 WASHINGTON — President Trump has called the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal a “rape” of the United States. He has scolded Germany for being “very bad” on trade because it runs a surplus. And in...

News Analysis: On Trade, a Politically Feisty Trump Risks Economic Damage

News Analysis By PETER S. GOODMAN April 30, 2017 As political theater, the threat last week from the Trump administration that it would pull the United States out of the North American Free Trade Agreement effectively enhanced the White House story...