Day: July 21, 2018

AP debrief: White House's week of mixed messages

President Donald Trump says he now wants a second meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. AP’s Ken Thomas reports the White House has been repeatedly forced to clarify presidential statements after the criticism over their Helsinki meeting. (July 19) AP Article source:

IMF warns G20 that tariffs will harm global economy as Trump threatens escalation

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned world economic leaders on Saturday that a recent wave of trade tariffs would significantly harm global growth, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened a major escalation in his dispute with China. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said she would present the G20 finance […]