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11 March 2018, 12:57 | Rufus Hill
If the government is going to make stupid decisions.. it may as well make some in FAVOR of their voters... just sayin
Congressional Republicans' hopes that President Trump would back down from his threat to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports were dashed Thursday when the President signed an executive order implementing the tariffs and suggested more global trade upheaval in the months to come.
In a rare rebuke of the president, Republicans are vowing to continue challenging him in ways that could result in either new legislation or support for expected legal challenges to the move.
Betras mourned that "national Democrats have the audacity to give the president shit on that, and they think it's going to resonate".
In Pennsylvania, both the Republican and Democratic candidate running in next week's House special election endorsed the broad outlines of the president's approach on tariffs during a recent debate.
However, he did applaud the president for recognizing that foreign trade abusers need to be held accountable. He excluded Mexico and Canada from the tariffs, following pressure from fellow Republicans to get him to reconsider, but still pressed ahead with the tariffs of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum.
The people briefed on the plans said all countries affected by the tariffs would be invited to negotiate with the Trump administration to be exempted from the tariffs if they can address the threat their exports pose to US manufacturers.
"There are potential carve-outs for Mexico and Canada, based on national security, and possibly for other countries as well", White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Wednesday.
Trump says the levies will take effect in about 15 days.
"Of course this will have to go through the usual litigation process, either the WTO or the courts to see how this works", Cornyn said at an energy conference in Houston.
Professor of public affairs at Pennsylvania's Franklin & Marshall College, Terry Madonna, said,"I would identify the support for Trump literally based on the backgrounds of a particular group of people here, and the same with OH and MI", he said.
On Twitter, Trumpka called the tariff a "good steps towards fixing predatory practices that hurt workers & cheat companies that produce in United States".
He said neither Canada nor Mexico will want to be seen as giving in to US pressure.
"When a country (USA) is losing many billions of dollars on trade with virtually every country it does business with, trade was are good, and easy to win", he tweeted. Indeed, he said, Canada is probably already drawing up lists of USA products to tax in retaliation.
The president opened the door to exempting Canada and Mexico from the tariffs, saying, "That would be, I would imagine, one of the points that we'll negotiate".
Speaking to employees of Home Depot in Atlanta, Ryan, a Republican, added: "I'm just not a fan of broad-based, across-the-board tariffs because I think you'll have a lot of unintended consequences". Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan's spokeswoman, Ashlee Strong, said on Monday in a statement, "We are extremely anxious about the consequences of a trade war and are urging the White House to not advance with this plan". "The working-class voters in the steel and old manufacturing areas of my state are with Trump on this".
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