President Donald Trump also delayed a planned tariff hike on Chinese imports this week in a conciliatory gesture.
There were "numerous ... highest-level calls" from the Chinese, Trump insisted, but when pressed for details later, he said he didn't want to talk about them.
Ordinary things like cellphones, clothes, shoes and toys imported from China will get more expensive when Trump's tariffs take effect before the holidays.
The estimated costs would wipe out nearly all of the tax breaks from Trump's 2017 tax overhaul.
Farmers were unsettled after Trump official Sonny Perdue mocked them as “whiners” amid trade war bankruptcies.
President Donald Trump said he's considering slapping tariffs on French wine to retaliate for a new digital service tax. Trump Winery in Virginia would stand to gain.
“Don’t let anyone tell you that we’re paying. We’re not paying," he insisted. Yes we are.
Avocados and tequila may come as no surprise, but Oreos? Hold on a second!
The president was denounced, even within the GOP, after he threatened to impose a 5% tax on Mexican goods.
There's no mention of it in State Department declaration, and Mexican officials told Bloomberg News they were not aware of it.
The "Late Show" host says Trump's GOP allies are flirting with a relationship that could go all the way.
Some GOP senators are warning the president he could face a veto override on his trade plans for Mexico.
"If you are in the market for a car, you’re going to have to delay your purchase or you’re going to have to go to used."
Such a move could set up a rare clash between the president and his party.
Pain caused by the trade war Trump started with China already is landing hardest on his voters.
Peter Navarro also defended the president's retaliatory threat of tariffs on Mexico as "a brilliant move."
Trump joked about Japan's "substantial edge" in trade, telling a group of businessmen, "Maybe that's why you like me so much."