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President Donald Trump also delayed a planned tariff hike on Chinese imports this week in a conciliatory gesture.
Asked during the G-7 summit whether he had regrets over the ongoing trade dispute, the president said: "I have second thoughts about everything."
President Trump is using different tactics to pursue similar, troubling goals.
There's no mention of it in State Department declaration, and Mexican officials told Bloomberg News they were not aware of it.
“Mutual respect, win-win solutions. These are things they want to hear, and they’re not hearing those,” the former secretary of state said at Houston conference.
Some in the party of free trade are embracing the idea of imposing tariffs on Mexico.
Some GOP senators are warning the president he could face a veto override on his trade plans for Mexico.
The president has demanded that Democrats approve his trade deal with Canada and Mexico before passing any bipartisan infrastructure bill.
"There will be price hikes at Target, Costco, Home Depot and Walmart,” predicted one analyst.
As global warming concerns grow, the U.S. secretary of state points to Arctic sea lanes as "an opportunity."
According to one major distributor, U.S. consumers will run out of avocados in three weeks if Trump halts imports from Mexico.
The president tweeted about “substantial” progress in those talks and a possible summit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
The preliminary approvals could expose the U.S. to Chinese pressure in next week's negotiations, critics say.
Trump joined Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and outgoing Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at a signing ceremony at the G-20 summit.
The assault ship Wasp had been due to make a port call in Hong Kong next month.
Other than soybeans, agricultural products are off the table, the European Commission says.
"I actually told Theresa May how to do it but she didn’t agree," Trump said of the prime minister's Brexit blueprint.
Missouri's Mid-Continent Nail Corporation says it's already laid off dozens of workers and could shutter its doors by Labor Day.