How trade war and Trump’s rhetoric are further unsettling the economy

How trade war and Trump’s rhetoric are further unsettling the economy

JUDY WOODRUFF: The trade war between the U.S. and China escalated today, sending the financialmarkets into a tailspin.It all came as President Trump leveled his fiercest criticism yet at the chairman ofthe Federal Reserve.China first announced it is imposing new tariffs on $75 billion worth of American goods.Soon after, the president said he wanted U.S. […]

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As world leaders gather in France, how Trump has changed the G-7

As world leaders gather in France, how Trump has changed the G-7

JUDY WOODRUFF: This evening, President Trump will be leaving Washington for Southwest France,for this weekend’s G7 summit of world leaders.Our White House correspondent, Yamiche Alcindor, is there ahead of the president’s arrival.So hello, Yamiche.Given all that’s going on today, it makes one wonder if these leaders are prepared forthe unpredictability around President Trump.YAMICHE ALCINDOR: Well, […]

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PBS NewsHour full episode August 23, 2019

PBS NewsHour full episode August 23, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening.I’m Judy Woodruff.On the “NewsHour” tonight: tariffs, tweets and turmoil.President Trump’s threats to China send markets tumbling, as the embattled chair of the FederalReserve warns trade tensions could weaken the economy.Then: black skies over Brazil — accusations, international outrage and calls for actionas the Amazon burns.And from anecdote to analysis, getting to […]

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