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Bill Ford praises John Dingell as Trump takes heat for hell wisecrack

White House says he was 'just riffing,' but even Trump's allies want an apology

The White House on Thursday defended Donald Trump's verbal assault against former Democratic Representative John Dingell, as members of Congress blasted the Republican president for insulting another veteran lawmaker after his death. Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, died in February at age 92 after representing his district outside Detroit for 59 years in the House of Representatives. At a campaign rally in Dingell's home state of Michigan Wednesday night, Trump suggested the l

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After impeachment, House gives big North American trade victory to Trump

Revised deal could create 30,000 jobs in U.S. auto plants

One day after its historic impeachment votes, the Democratic-led House gave President Donald Trump an overwhelming bipartisan victory Thursday on a renegotiated trade agreement with Canada and Mexico. The legislation passed after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and her colleagues won key concessions from an administration anxious to pass the trade deal before next year’s election season makes that task more difficult. The GOP-controlled Senate probably will take up the legislation when

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California, 22 other states sue EPA over right to set emissions standards

Suit against the EPA bookends one filed against NHTSA

California and 22 other U.S. states filed suit on Friday to challenge the Trump administration's decision to revoke California's authority to set stiff vehicle tailpipe emissions rules and require a rising number of zero emission vehicles (ZEV). The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, seeks to overturn the Environmental Protection Agency's decision in September to revoke portions of a waiver it granted in 2013. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, w

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As it fights Trump on emissions, California devises ways to make him irrelevant

$7,000 rebate plan, other tax moves are designed to outmaneuver the EPA

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Brace for tariffs on cars, German official says after meetings in U.S.

'There is quite a lot of impatience on the U.S. side'

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Trump finally gets his tanks for D.C. Fourth of July celebration

He says display will feature 'the brand new Sherman tanks'

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California, Canada sidestep Trump administration, strike a deal on emissions

Feds increasingly becoming odd man out on fuel economy

Feds increasingly becoming odd man out on fuel economy.

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U.S.-Mexico talks continue under tariff threat as Trump returns from Europe

As deadline looms, 'There has been some movement on their part,' Pence says

As deadline looms, 'There has been some movement on their part,' Pence says.

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'Untenable': Automakers urge Trump to compromise with California on emissions

Letter urges him to give up the idea of freezing fuel economy standards

Letter urges him to give up the idea of freezing fuel economy standards.

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Mexico, U.S. officials hold tariff talks as Mexico readies retribution

Mexico would target economies of states that voted for Trump

Mexico would target economies of states that voted for Trump.

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If Mexico tariffs happen, here's a list of the hardest-hit cars

President's threat looks more real by the day; its effects would be widespread

President's threat looks more real by the day; its effects would be widespread

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U.S. denies GM tariff relief request for China-made Buick SUV

Volvo's request got rejected, too

Volvo's request got rejected, too.

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Tariffs aimed at Mexico, but U.S. companies, consumers are in the line of fire

Automakers, other industries, stock market, even Trump's allies are alarmed

Automakers, other industries, stock market, even Trump's allies are alarmed

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Trump declaration they're a security threat stuns Japanese automakers

'We are dismayed to hear a message suggesting that our long-time contributions of investment and employment in the United States are not welcomed'

'We are dismayed to hear a message suggesting that our long-time contributions of investment and employment in the United States are not welcomed.'

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Trump expected to table auto tariffs decision by up to six months

Big relief to automakers

Big relief to automakers.

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Harley-Davidson profit exceeds estimates as Trump changes tune

Calls EU tariffs unfair, threatens to reciprocate

Calls EU tariffs unfair, threatens to reciprocate.

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New USMCA trade deal would hurt U.S. auto production, boost parts production

Jobs gained in parts and engines, jobs lost in final assembly as cars cost more

Jobs gained in parts and engines, jobs lost in final assembly as cars cost more.

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Trump backs off border shutdown but threatens Mexico auto tariffs

This in spite of no-tariffs trade agreement his administration negotiated

This in spite of no-tariffs trade agreement his administration negotiated.

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