Under the guidance of adviser Peter Navarro, the Trump administration is conducting an elaborate trade war to serve a single purpose.
Acknowledging trade is complex on a number of fronts, the "Last Week Tonight" host details the numerous ways the U.S. president's approach to the issue is founded in misconceptions and ignorance.
Bashing the leader of one of America's venerable allies, the Trump administration levels unprecedented criticism against Canada's prime minister, branding Justin Trudeau a back-stabber unworthy of the president's time.
Voters drawn to Donald Trump because they believed he would rein in interventionism abroad and deal with festering problems at home are in for a disappointment.
Enter Navarro, an economics expert who threw in early for Trump's candidacy and shares some of the president-elect's more controversial views on foreign policy—in fact, Navarro's ideas have guided Trump's own on one very significant subject.