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Trump’s manufacturing promises disappoint as economy sours

At the first presidential debate in September, Trump claimed that he had brought back 700,000 factory jobs after the Obama administration neglected the sector. Jobs did increase during the first…

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Republicans clash on stimulus as Trump says ‘Go Big’ and McConnell demurs

Trump declared he “would go higher” than the latest $1.8 trillion framework the White House has put forward in negotiations with Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California, faulting his own Treasury…

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Trump raises stimulus offer to USD 1.8 trillion days after halting negotiations

The new proposal’s price tag of $1.8 trillion, which Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin presented to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a roughly 30-minute phone call, was nearly double the original…

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