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Topic: Donald Trump

Observers stew as Apple leaves Trump's claims on 'opening' Mac Pro factory unchallenged

11/21/2019, 12:11 pm

From frequent meetings to "Tim Apple," Apple CEO Tim Cook and President Donald Trump have had a cordial relationship. The events at yesterday's plant in Texas are leading many to ask questions about whether that's still tenable.

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Tim Cook has eye on 'a lot of interesting small things,' not 'anything big'

11/20/2019, 09:11 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook, on a press tour of the company's upcoming billion-dollar campus in Austin, Texas, campus on Wednesday, fielded the usual questions -- and offered the usual answers -- about Apple's interests in China, U.S. investments, President Trump and, surprisingly, future initiatives.

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White House confirms President Trump's Apple factory visit on Wednesday

11/17/2019, 05:11 pm

The White House has confirmed President Donald Trump will be paying a visit to a facility in Texas used to produce Apple's new modular Mac Pro on Wednesday, though finer details of the visit's purpose has yet to be revealed.

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Cook, Trump to meet at Apple's Texas plant on Wednesday

11/15/2019, 05:11 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook will on Wednesday host President Donald Trump at a computer facility in Texas where the company's Mac Pro is assembled.

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Apple hires pro-Trump lobbyist to assist in China tariff battle

11/14/2019, 06:11 pm

Apple has enlisted the services of Jeffrey Miller, a well-known ally of President Donald Trump, to help in its ongoing battle to avoid fallout from the China-U.S. trade war.

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Tim Cook, President Trump to tour Apple's Texas manufacturing facilities

11/12/2019, 05:11 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook and President Donald Trump are expected to take a tour of Apple's Texas facilities, with the visit designed to shine a light on companies that create and keep jobs in the U.S.

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Donald Trump is not a fan of Face ID on iPhone

10/25/2019, 07:10 pm

In a tweet addressed to Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday, Trump bemoaned the new "swipe" to unlock interface of Face ID, saying the older Touch ID home button was "FAR better."

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Tim Cook's rapport with President Trump rare among company leaders

10/05/2019, 11:10 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook's ability to nudge the Trump administration into altering policies that could have hurt the iPhone maker is down to a carefully cultivated relationship between the CEO and the U.S. president, a report claims, one that functions despite each having different ideologies.

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Apple, Tim Cook, Deirdre O'Brien jointly file in support of DACA

10/02/2019, 04:10 pm

Apple has filed a brief with the Supreme Court supporting the preservation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, with CEO Tim Cook and SVP for Retail and People Deirdre O'Brien putting their names on the filing alongside the company for the first time.

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China urges calm as US hikes Mac desktop tariff to 30%, iPhone to 15%

08/29/2019, 09:08 am

The tariff on Chinese imports that will hit the Mac desktop line on September 1 has been raised to 30% and the one affect the iPhone in December has grown to 15%.

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President Trump's claim that China is open to trade talks is under dispute

08/26/2019, 11:08 am

President Donald Trump claims the Chinese government has called asking to make a deal to end the ongoing trade war, but a Chinese government spokesman and a major state-owned Chinese newspaper editor in chief both say no such calls have been made.

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Trump 'regrets' not applying tougher tariffs in China trade war

08/25/2019, 08:08 am

A clarification over an admission by President Donald Trump that he had "second thoughts" about his handling of the trade war with China suggests more could be in store, with the White House Press Secretary insisting Trump wanted to be tougher on the tariffs.

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President Trump praises Tim Cook's communication skills

08/21/2019, 02:08 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been praised by President Donald Trump as a 'great executive,' due to how Cook contacts Trump over major political and business issues directly, a technique that other company leaders do not attempt.

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Tariffs on Apple iPhone and other products delayed until at least Dec. 15

08/13/2019, 10:08 am

Following a declaration that some of the threatened 10% tariffs on electronics would be postponed until December, Apple stock is on the rise.

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Apple has multiple options to lower potential import tariff impact

08/09/2019, 02:08 pm

Apple will take multiple steps to mitigate the incoming 10% tariff on Chinese imports to the United States, Morgan Stanley believes, with the iPhone producer using non-Chinese assembly and supply lines for US-bound smartphones as a workaround that has been 16 months in the making.

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Trump open to China trade deal talks to minimize new tariff impact

08/06/2019, 12:08 pm

New tariffs on Apple products imported to the United States from China are again in question, as White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow suggests President Donald Trump is still open to making a trade deal that could change the situation.

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Apple stock getting hammered on renewed China trade war fears

08/05/2019, 10:08 am

China has not just asked state-owned business to stop buying American agriculture, but it has also devalued its own currency to counter President Donald Trump's 10% tariff threat on $325 billion in electronics -- and it is having a profound impact on Apple's stock and that of its suppliers.

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Apple predicted to absorb iPhone, iPad, Mac cost increases from tariffs

08/04/2019, 07:08 pm

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that any tariffs implemented by the US won't impact Apple's pricing because of supply chain moves implemented by Apple CEO Tim Cook, and because of that pre-planning, there won't be any impact to Apple's shipments.

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President Trump threatens 10% tariff on $325B of electronics starting Sept. 1

08/01/2019, 02:08 pm

In the latest chapter of the ongoing trade war, President Donald Trump has threatened to levy a 10% tariff on electronics from China, including most of Apple's product line, in retaliation for moves by the Chinese government.

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Trump expects Apple to build manufacturing plant in Texas

07/26/2019, 06:07 pm

President Donald Trump, in response to questions regarding a tweet on Friday proclaiming Apple will not receive tariff relief for its new Chinese-built Mac Pro, said he believes the tech giant will erect a manufacturing plant in Texas.

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