Wartime Production Law Has Been Used Routinely, but Not With Coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Chemicals used to construct military missiles. Materials needed to build drones. Body armor for…

Trump’s Virus Defense Is Often an Attack, and the Target Is Often a Woman

WASHINGTON — As he confronts a global pandemic, President Trump’s attention has also been directed at…

Trump Administration, in Biggest Environmental Rollback, to Announce Auto Pollution Rules

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is expected on Tuesday to announce its final rule to roll…

Inside G.M.’s Race to Build Ventilators Before Trump’s Attack

While much of the U.S. economy has ground to a halt because of the coronavirus outbreak,…

Trump Said He Was the President of Manufacturing. Then Disaster Struck.

When President Trump came to office, he promised a new day with America’s manufacturers, casting himself…

Trump Invokes Defense Production Act to Require GM to Produce Ventilators

Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump has officially invoked the Defense Production Act to require General…

In Abrupt Shift, Trump Cites Need for Ventilators and Criticizes G.M.

WASHINGTON — President Trump lashed out at General Motors on Friday, blaming it for overpromising on…

White House Cancels GM Joint Venture to Mass Produce Ventilators Over Fears Its Price Tag Could Exceed $1 Billion—or 0.05% of Latest Stimulus Bill

Photo credit: Evan Vucci-Pool, Getty Images. The White House abruptly cancelled a General Motors joint venture…

Trump Administration Pulls Back From $1 Billion Coronavirus Ventilator Deal

WASHINGTON — The White House had been preparing on Wednesday to announce amid an escalating pandemic…

Trump Bets Business Will Answer Call to Fight Virus, but Strategy Bewilders Firms

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s refusal to invoke the Defense Production Act to commandeer resources for the…

Trump Resists Pressure to Force Companies to Make Coronavirus Supplies

WASHINGTON — President Trump and his advisers are resisting calls from congressional Democrats and a growing…