|2016.08.05||Trump names 13 Wall Street and Real Estate Titans as Economic Advisers. npr.org (See also 2016 Campaign, Economy)|
Fails to name any actual economists.
|2017.01.16||This is the full transcript of Donald Trump’s interview with Michael Gove and Kai Diekmann, former chief editor of the German newspaper Bild. thetimes.co.uk (See also First 100 Days, Germany, United Kingdom, Syria, Afghanistan, ISIS, Russia, NATO, Iran, Israel, Ireland, European Union, Mexico, China, Central Intelligence Agency, Mike Pompeo, Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, Muslim Immigration Ban, Muslim Registry)|
|2017.01.25||This is a transcript of ABC News anchor David Muir’s interview with President Trump. abcnews.go.com (See also First 100 Days, Mexico Wall, NAFTA, Jeff Sessions, John Kelly, DACA, Voter Fraud, James Mattis, Mike Pompeo, Iraq, Infrastructure, Affordable Care Act, Muslim Immigration Ban)|
This is a transcript of ABC News anchor David Muir’s interview with President Trump on Jan. 25, 2017.
|2017.01.26||Trump calls for 20% tax on Mexican imports to pay for border wall following Mexican president cancelling summit. theguardian.com (See also First 100 Days, Mexico, Mexico Wall, NAFTA)|
Reince Priebus later called Trump's 20% tax one of a "buffet of options." Daniel Ikenson, director of the Herbert A Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies at the Cato Institute, said the suggestion had put the US in “dangerous waters”.
|2017.01.30||Trump’s hard-line actions have an intellectual godfather: Jeff Sessions washingtonpost.com (See also First 100 Days, Jeff Sessions, Department of Justice, Nationalism, Immigration, Jared Kushner, Rick Dearborn)|
"Bannon described Sessions as “the clearinghouse for policy and philosophy” in Trump’s administration, saying he and the senator are at the center of Trump’s “pro-America movement” and the global nationalist phenomenon."
|2017.02.06||Trump voters will be hit the hardest by his promises on dismantling the Affordable Care Act and embarks on trade wars with Mexico and China. nbcnews.com (See also First 100 Days, Affordable Care Act)|
|2017.02.18||Trump's rhetoric about a trade war with Mexico triggers a slide in cattle futures making Texas cattle ranchers the first casualties of Trump's trade wars. dallasnews.com (See also Mexico)|
|2017.03.05||Trump reverses pledge to use U.S. Steel for Keystone Pipeline instead deciding to buy the steel from a Russian Billionaire Oligarch with close ties to Putin. huffingtonpost.com (See also Russia, First 100 Days, Keystone XL Pipeline, Dakota Access Pipeline, Conflicts of Interest, Promises vs Actions)|
|2017.03.08||Mexico cancels sugar export permits to U.S. in trade dispute. reuters.com (See also Mexico, First 100 Days)|
Mexico has canceled existing sugar export permits to the United States in a dispute over the pace of shipments, according to a letter seen by Reuters, in a flare-up industry sources said could temporarily disrupt supplies.
|2017.03.15||China’s Premier makes statement to Trump, "We don’t want a trade war, but if there is one, you’d lose." washingtonpost.com (See also China, First 100 Days)|
Premier Li Keqiang feels optimistic about China-U.S. relations, despite bumps in the road.
|2017.03.15||China’s premier tells the United States: We don’t want a trade war with you, but if one breaks out, your companies would bear the brunt. washingtonpost.com (See also First 100 Days, China)|
|2017.10.17||White House officials working on trade policy were alarmed last month when a top adviser to Donald Trump circulated a two-page document that alleged a weakened manufacturing sector leads to an increase in abortion, spousal abuse, divorce and infertility. washingtonpost.com (See also False Statements, NAFTA)|
|2018.03.08||Donald Trump imposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum but offered relief to some U.S. allies, and opened the door for other countries to "negotiate" for exemptions. washingtonpost.com (See also Economy, NAFTA, Foreign Policy)|
|2018.03.15||Donald Trump boasted in a fundraising speech that he made up information in a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, that the United States runs a trade deficit with its neighbor to the north without knowing whether that was true. washingtonpost.com (See also False Statements, NAFTA, Unpresidential Behavior)|
|2018.03.19||Donald Trump is preparing to impose a package of $60 billion in annual tariffs against Chinese products, following through on a longtime threat that he says will punish China for intellectual property theft and create more U.S. jobs. washingtonpost.com (See also China)|
|2018.04.12||Donald Trump ordered top administration officials Thursday to look at rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the sprawling trade pact he rejected three days after taking office. washingtonpost.com (See also Reversals, Trans-Pacific Partnership)|
|2018.04.17||Donald Trump’s trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, is spending nearly $1 million on new furniture — and blaming the Obama administration, despite that it is a significant increase compared to the last two trade representatives. nypost.com (See also Corruption)|