Trump Is Right: China Should Stop Stealing the U.S.’s Best Ideas
August 14, 2018

Suppose a Chinese electric carmaker wants to win market share by selling cars with the best cutting-edge battery technology. How does it get that technology? It can hire some engineers, build a lab and try to develop it inhouse. It Continue reading

Mueller Wants Manafort Jury to Hear of Lobbying Decades Ago
August 4, 2018

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller argued that jurors who will weigh whether Paul Manafort illegally lobbied for Ukraine should also hear about his work three decades ago for Saudi Arabia and other nations.

Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Continue reading

GM Can’t Wait Around for Trump to Win a Trade War
July 8, 2018

Last year, Corporate America was all about press releases announcing lofty U.S. hiring plans. The new fad is to threaten the reverse.

On Friday, General Motors Co. joined Harley-Davidson Inc. and bourbon maker Brown-Forman Corp. in calling out the negative impact Continue reading

Harley Hitting the Road Is Just the Start
June 26, 2018

As one Trump administration trade policy backfires, another looks set to.

On Monday, Harley-Davidson Inc. said it would shift some production out of the U.S. in order to mitigate the impact of European Union tariffs targeting its motorcycles. Those penalties — which Continue reading

Scaramucci Says He Fears John Kelly Will Thwart SkyBridge Sale
March 21, 2018

Former Donald Trump aide Anthony Scaramucci tore into White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, accusing him of blocking his access to the president at the White House and Davos and driving away Trump’s most-important advisers at a critical moment Continue reading

Gary Cohn to Resign as Trump Adviser After Dispute Over Tariffs
March 13, 2018

Gary Cohn is resigning as President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser, leaving his post as the administration prepares to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum that Cohn has opposed.

Cohn didn’t mention the dispute in a statement distributed Continue reading

Muellers Move on Ex-Skadden Lawyer Puts Heat on Manafort, Gates
February 25, 2018

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller intensified legal pressure on ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates, by filing a false-statements case against a lawyer who did Ukraine-related work with the two men.

Prosecutors accused the attorney, Continue reading