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Biden eyes $3T package for infrastructure, schools, families

Mar 23 2021 — Lisa Mascaro And Josh Boak, The Associated Press — WASHINGTON — Fresh off passage of the COVID-19 relief bill, President Joe Biden is assembling the next big White House priority, a sweeping $3 trillion package of investments on infrastructure and domestic needs. Biden huddled privately late Monday with Senate Democrats as Congress has already begun laying the groundwork with legislation for developing roads, hospitals […]

Trump’s possible China tariffs bring loud protests – in US

Mar 16 2018 — Lisa Mascaro And Josh Boak, The Associated Press — WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is considering sweeping tariffs on imports from China, with an announcement possible as early as next week. And that has industry groups and some lawmakers scrambling to prevent the next front in a potential trade war that could reverberate across the U.S. economy. Early indications from the White House have […]