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August 24, 2019
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Trump orders companies to ‘start looking for an alternative to China,’ AAPL falls over 4%

President Trump sent a series of tweets on Friday afternoon addressing the relationship between the United States and China. The president ordered that U.S. companies “immediately start looking for an alternative to China,” which sent Apple stock down by over … Continue reading

August 19, 2019
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President Trump says Tim Cook made ‘good case’ why tariffs are unfair to Apple

President Donald Trump says that Apple CEO Tim Cook made a compelling argument that it would be difficult for Apple to pay 10% tariffs on its imports from China, when Samsung does not face similar hurdles. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 27, 2019
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Trump expects Apple to build manufacturing plant in Texas

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. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

April 24, 2019
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President Trump met privately with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, reportedly complained about follower count

After reporting strong Q1 earnings this morning, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey this afternoon met with President Trump at the White House. The goal of the meeting was to talk about “protecting the health of the public conversation” ahead of the … Continue reading

November 3, 2018
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Apple, other tech giants sign letter opposing Trump administration’s attempt to define gender

Apple and more than 50 major U.S. companies drafted a letter this week supporting the legal rights of transgender people as the Trump administration reportedly considers narrowing gender definitions. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 9, 2018
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Trump renews call for Apple to make products in America amid tariff price increase concerns

Apple argued yesterday that Trump’s proposed tariff increase on China would negatively affect the Apple Watch, AirPods, and more. In response to Apple’s opposition, Trump has taken to Twitter this morning to renew the call for Apple to build make … Continue reading

May 22, 2018
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Report: President Trump uses two iPhones, one just for Twitter, but doesn’t follow security protocols

President Trump’s use of an iPhone has been documented before, but a new report from Politico says he uses two iPhones, and is rather negligent in terms of security… more… 9to5Mac

November 2, 2017
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Apple supporting effort to prevent Trump from ending DACA

Apple and Tim Cook have spoken out about the company’s efforts to protect DACA employees in the past, and now it is taking another stance. According to Axios, Apple is among long list of companies who today have signed a … Continue reading

September 4, 2017
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Tim Cook expresses support for the ‘Dreamers’ at Apple as Trump mulls ending DACA

Tim Cook this afternoon took to Twitter to express his support for the Dreamers that work alongside him at Apple. The company, according to Cook, employs some 250 Dreamers – children of undocumented immigrants who have lived in the United … Continue reading

June 2, 2017
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Apple’s Tim Cook condemns Trump decision to back out of Paris climate accord, promises corporate efforts will continue

Apple CEO Tim Cook issued an internal email to employees on Thursday saying that while a personal appeal to President Donald Trump to keep the United States in the Paris climate agreement failed, corporate environmental efforts will continue. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

June 1, 2017
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Apple’s Tim Cook asks President Trump to keep US in Paris climate accord

Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly among a number of corporate and political leaders trying to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump not to pull out of the Paris climate change agreement. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 4, 2017
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President Trump officially signs resolution to overturn FCC Internet privacy rules

As expected, President Trump today signed a resolution that will repeal Obama-era Internet privacy regulations. The move comes following the resolution passing the Senate and the House, despite calls from privacy advocates that it would allow ISPs to sell the … Continue reading

March 29, 2017
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After once calling for a boycott of Apple, President Trump is now using a ‘new iPhone’

Over a year ago, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a boycott of all Apple products amid the company’s battle with the FBI over unlocking the San Bernardino iPhone. Fast forward to to present day, however, and President Trump has seemingly rescinded his call … Continue reading