CPA Press and Trade News

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Fears over steel and aluminum tariffs are overblown

March 24, 2018

Listening to the media elite or to Wall Street’s free-trade cheerleaders, one gets the impression that the sky must be falling. Pundits have wasted little time in deriding President Trump’s recent decision to protect national security by imposing tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. Op-ed originally appears on The Hill...

White House Press Release: What They Are Saying in Support of the President's 301 Trade Actions

March 23, 2018

THE WHITE HOUSEOffice of the Press SecretaryFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 23, 2018 WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: SUPPORT FOR PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP’S SECTION 301 TRADE ACTIONS Members of Congress Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY): “President Trump is exactly right this afternoon to propose a plan designed to punish China for its...

Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) Praises President Trump’s Efforts to Tackle China’s Economic Aggression

March 22, 2018

Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) strongly supports President Trump’s announcement of new efforts to defend the US economy against economic aggression from China. Specifically, President Trump will take three key steps that CPA views as crucial toward revitalizing America’s industrial strength: Impose tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese...

CPA Statement in Support of President’s Tariffs Against China IP Theft

March 22, 2018

Statement by Daniel DiMicco (Chairman, Coalition for a Prosperous America) and Michael Stumo (CEO, Coalition for a Prosperous America): 

Study: Trump Tariffs May Add 19k Steel and Aluminum Jobs

March 21, 2018

A study conducted by the Coalition for Prosperous America found that President Donald Trump’s tariffs on aluminum and steel will add roughly 19,000 jobs. [SEAN MORAN | March 20, 2018 | Breitbart]

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News from Around the Web

  • China Started the Trade War, Not Trump

    March 23, 2018

    If there’s a trade war between the U.S. and China, don’t blame Donald Trump : China started it long before he became president. [Greg Ip | March 23, 2018 | WSJ]

  • Civil Society Priorities in the NAFTA Renegotiation

    March 21, 2018

    More Than 1,000 U.S. Civil Society Groups Demand an End to ISDS, the Addition of Strong Labor Standards & More in NAFTA Renegotiation [March 21, 2018 | CTC] Washington, D.C. — As U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified on trade p...

  • USTR Testimony to Ways and Means

    March 21, 2018

    Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer is testifying before the Ways and Means Committee today.  He is the sole witness.  Here are his prepared remarks.

  • Tackling China’s Protectionism

    March 21, 2018

    Editorial note: WSJ editorial board finally, finally admits to China's predatory trade. But tariff freak out still takes precedence. Proposes slow, ineffective, international bureaucrat action. The Trump Administration is expected to announce more...

  • The politicians screaming about a trade war are beholden to Wall Street

    March 20, 2018

    Wall Street’s hair is on fire about steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by President Trump, because closing mills and factories in the United States and moving them overseas is how investors enrich themselves. [Richard Trumka | March 20, 2018 | Was...

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