Mattis speaks with NATO chief, highlighting importance of alliance
U.S Secretary of Defense James Mattis, on his first full day in office, spoke with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to highlight the importance he places on the military alliance, a Pentagon spokesman said on Monday. President Donald Trump has said that while the military alliance was still very important to him, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization was nonetheless obsolete because it had not defended against terror attacks. Trump added in a recent interview with The Times of London that many NATO members were not paying their fair share for U.S. protection.
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Highlights: Donald Trump in first full week as U.S. presidentTrump formally withdraws the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, distancing America from Asian allies as China's influence in the region rises. A top Trump adviser will meet this week with advisers to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose Liberal government is gathering to plan a response to a possible renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says the country will aim to keep tariff-free commerce with NAFTA partners Canada and the United States in its talks with the Trump administration.
Trump moves to pull US out of big Asia trade deal
Charting a new American course abroad, President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, using one of his first actions in office to reject a centerpiece ...
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Reopening NAFTA could revive debate over what makes a car 'American'By Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - Some of the most popular and profitable vehicles sold in the United States by Detroit's automakers are imported from Mexico, a reality that highlights the risks for the auto industry as the Trump administration pushes to overhaul trade policy.[nL1N1FD126] President Donald Trump has scheduled a breakfast on Tuesday with the chief executives of Detroit automakers General Motors Co , Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to talk about bringing more manufacturing jobs to the United States, the White House said on Monday.
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Trump undoes parts of Obama agenda with executive actions
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Donald Trump signed three executive memorandums on Monday, kicking off his first full week in the White House by undoing parts of his predecessor's agenda and renewing a longtime Republican priority on abortion funding.
Trump's State pick OK'd by panel, goes to full Senate vote
A US Senate panel on Monday greenlighted President Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, former ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson, clearing the way for a confirmation vote by the full chamber. The vote in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee was 11 to 10, along strict party lines, setting up a period of debate and subsequent vote on an as-yet-undetermined day in the Republican-controlled Senate. With just two of Trump's cabinet members in place -- Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly -- Senate Republicans have sought to speed up confirmation of his other nominees, including his choice to head the CIA.