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Address by Michael Stumo to the John William Pope and Jesse Helms Center Foundations.

May 21, 2018

Address by Michael Stumo, CEO, the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA), to the John William Pope and Jesse Helms Center Foundations. May 11, 2018, Raleigh, NC. Foreign Policy, Trade, and Energy Challenges in the Age of Trump.

California’s economy will benefit from President Trump’s trade policies

May 21, 2018

While California isn’t Trump country, Californians may find a curious silver lining in the president’s recent actions on trade, particularly with China. In part, that’s because the trade issue doesn’t cut cleanly down party lines. Most of California’s Democratic delegation is ostensibly with the president on trade — and they...

China has surprisingly little leverage with ag tariff threat

May 07, 2018

President Donald Trump’s recently implemented trade strategy — including tariffs on subsidized imports from China — is drawing fire from multinational agribusinesses and their trade associations. They favor a borderless world, and they support the free trade agreements of the past 20 years. Op-ed Originally Appeared on LifeZette on May...

CPA Statement on Extending Exemptions on 232 Tariffs

May 02, 2018

Washington, DC. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) strongly encourages the Trump Administration to fully implement crucial Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs rather than extend exemptions for certain countries. We support the Commerce Department determination that surging imports of subsidized steel and aluminum “threaten to impair the national...

CPA Southern California Manufacturing Event Highlights

April 27, 2018

On April 18th, CPA co-hosted a manufacturing summit with California State Senator Joel Anderson in San Marcos, CA.  Dan DiMicco shared an insider's view of the Trump Administration trade agenda and addressed specific issues related to tariffs.   Research Director Jeff Ferry's presentation highlighted that economists are beginning to see the...

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News from Around the Web

  • Why Illinois farmers should support President Trump's steel tariffs

    May 21, 2018

    Over the past two decades, US farmers and manufacturers have struggled mightily against subsidized competition from overseas. Almost 5 million factory jobs have disappeared since 2000, including almost 300,000 in Illinois alone. This decline in go...

  • Analysts sound alarm over U.S. dependence on China for medicine components

    May 08, 2018

    Analysts and former federal officials said on Monday that the U.S. must decrease its dependence on Beijing for components of essential medicines and called for congressional action to incentivize U.S. pharmaceutical production. [May 7, 2018 | Insi...

  • There Won't Be A Trade War With China

    May 08, 2018

    In the wake of President Donald J. Trump’s decision to impose modest tariffs on Chinese steel imports, a deluge of ostensibly “conservative,” Reagan-era think tanks began zealously parroting an archaic and repeatedly disproven boogeyman of the Eas...

  • How China has targeted U.S. industries

    May 07, 2018

    China has long prosecuted a trade war against American industries and workers. Finally, we have a president willing to take up arms but he is widely disparaged by academic economists — who are generally sympathetic to the resist Trump movement and...

  • Opinion: Maybe it’s time to quit negotiating with China

    May 07, 2018

    The battle lines are drawn in the trade war with China, and President Donald Trump can expect little support from the high tech and financial sectors or the economics profession. They argue the U.S. is doing quite well. [Peter Morici | May 7, 2018...

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