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
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
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
Feds increasingly becoming odd man out on fuel economy.
As deadline looms, 'There has been some movement on their part,' Pence says.
Letter urges him to give up the idea of freezing fuel economy standards.
Mexico would target economies of states that voted for Trump.
President's threat looks more real by the day; its effects would be widespread
Volvo's request got rejected, too.
Automakers, other industries, stock market, even Trump's allies are alarmed
'We are dismayed to hear a message suggesting that our long-time contributions of investment and employment in the United States are not welcomed.'
Calls EU tariffs unfair, threatens to reciprocate.
Jobs gained in parts and engines, jobs lost in final assembly as cars cost more.