Politics - CBSNews.com 8 April 2018

Trump calms fears of a trade war with China

The Trump administration is trying to calm worry of a possible trade war with China after a week of threatening the country with tariffs on imports that total $160 billion and accusing it of stealing U.S. intellectual property. CBS News correspondent Weijia Jiang reports.

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U.S. confirms North Korea is willing to talk denuclearization, official says

Talks between the two leaders are supposed to take place by May, but a time and place have yet to be decided

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AP: Roger Stone says he's willing to provide documents to Senate Judiciary Committee

According to a letter obtained by the AP, Stone says he's "happy to co-operate with the committee"

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What has Zuckerberg learned from Facebook's data controversy?

Wired editor-in-chief Nicholas Thompson discusses the Facebook CEO's evolving perspective amid mounting criticism of the social media giant

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Mnuchin on trade war with China: "It could be, but I don't expect it at all"

"Our expectation is that we don't think there will be a trade war. Our objective is to continue to have discussions with China," said Munchin

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Will Mike Pompeo be confirmed as Secretary of State?

Ramesh Ponnuru, Julie Pace, Jeffrey Goldberg, and Tolu Olorunnipa discuss upcoming confirmation hearings for Mike Pompeo and Gina Haspel and the ethical questions surrounding EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.

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What is the Trump administration's Syria policy?

Ramesh Ponnuru, Julie Pace, Jeffrey Goldberg, and Tolu Olorunnipa discuss the Trump administration's strategy in Syria and how tariffs are affecting American allies.

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Sen. Ben Cardin calls for international response to suspected Syria chemical attack

"Everything points to that this was controlled by President Assad," the Democrat said on Sunday

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What will Zuckerberg tell Congress about Facebook's problems?

Nick Thompson, Wired's editor in chief and a CBS News contributor, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss how Facebook is responding to the data scandal that affects millions of users.

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Sen. Kennedy says some problems might be too big for Facebook to fix

Sen. John Kennedy, R-Louisiana, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss what he plans to ask Mark Zuckerberg in a congressional hearing this week.

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Sen. Cardin calls for an international response to Assad

Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Maryland, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the alleged chemical attack in Douma, the future of the Iran nuclear deal, and the upcoming confirmation hearing for Mike Pompeo.

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Trump threatens "Animal Assad," Putin for suspected chemical attack in Syria

"Another humanitarian disaster for no reason whatsoever. SICK!" the president tweeted on Sunday

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Secretary Mnuchin doesn't expect a trade war

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the U.S. and China's trade tariff threats and the effects they are having on the markets.

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GOP senator to Zuckerberg: "We can do it the easy way or the hard way"

Kennedy on his questioning for Facebook's Zuckerberg: "We can do this the easy way or the hard way"

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Open: This is Face the Nation, April 8th

This week on "Face the Nation," moderator Margaret Brennan interviews Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Senator Ben Cardin, and Senator John Kennedy. Plus, our political panel provides analysis on recent developments in Washington.

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FTN: Page 2

Missed the second half of the show? The latest on the Facebook data story

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Suspected Syrian chemical attack kills at least 40

CBS News Foreign Correspondent Holly Williams reports with the latest on the deadly suspected Syrian chemical attack in Douma.

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4/8: Face The Nation

This week on "Face the Nation," moderator Margaret Brennan interviews Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Senator Ben Cardin, and Senator John Kennedy. Plus, our political panel provides analysis on recent developments in Washington.

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Q&A with Rep. Joe Kennedy III

Massachusetts Congressman Joseph Kennedy III, grandson of Robert F. Kennedy, is stepping into the national spotlight. "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King talks with Kennedy about following in the family tradition of politics; his stands on healthcare reform and gun control; "ChapStick-gate"; and speculation about the White House.

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Joe Kennedy III on his legacy and future

The Mass. Congressman talks about following in the family tradition of politics; his stands on healthcare reform and gun control; and speculation about the White House

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