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Trump Hits Brakes on Foreign Auto Tariffs

Nov. 16, 2018

President Trump is reportedly pushing for tariffs on foreign auto imports, ostensibly to help save U.S. jobs and as leverage in trade negotiations. But the idea that the tariffs are necessary to safeguard national security seems to be running out of gas.

Trump Nominates Michigan Native to Replace Kavanaugh

Nov. 14, 2018

President Trump is nominating regulations-cutter Neomi Rao, an Indian American from Metro Detroit, to fill Brett Kavanaugh’s vacancy on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. It’s the nation’s second-most powerful court and often judges regulatory disputes.

Ford Prepares to Trim White-Collar Workforce

Oct. 5, 2018

The Ford Motor Company has been bleeding cash in markets other than North America. The automaker is embarking on a restructuring plan that includes cutting both products and salaried employees.