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Sep 22 2023
Pence trashes Trump’s tax plan, says 10% tariff would ‘increase inflation at the worst possible time’
Former Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday dumped on Donald Trump’s plan to slap a universal 10% tariff on imported goods if he is reelected in 2024, slamming the idea as a “middle-class tax increase.”
An across-the-board tariff like the one Trump has proposed would worsen inflation and “reward adversaries like China,” Pence’s GOP presidential campaign said in an unusually sharp one-CNBC
Aug 22 2023
Even in the face of growing personal legal peril, Donald Trump summoned his top economic advisers to his private golf club in New Jersey for a two-hour dinner last Wednesday night to map out a trade-focused economic plan for his presidential bid.Washington Post
Sep 19 2023
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Otter Tail Power Company Case No. PU-23-290 Administrative Tariff Changes in Rate Schedules Tariff NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY FOR HEARING On August 17, 2023, Otter Tail Power Company (OTP) filed an application for approval to change the Rate Schedules 14.02 and 14.03 to close the rates that are using Real Time Pricing and System Marginal EnergyGrand Forks Herald
Dec 03 2019
On Monday, “U.S. President Donald Trump [announced] tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports from [Brazil and Argentina]… In an early morning tweet, Trump said the tariffs, ‘effective immediately,’ were necessary because ‘Brazil and Argentina have been presiding over a massive devaluation of their currencies. which is not good for our farmers.’” (Reuters)
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Feb 27 2023
'We will quickly become a manufacturing powerhouse like the world has never seen before' Former President Donald Trump stands next to a pallet of water before delivering remarks at the East Palestine Fire Department station in East Palestine, Ohio, on Feb. 22, 2023. (Michael Swensen/Getty Images) Former President Donald Trump and his 2024 presidential campaign, released his “America First”The Epoch Times
Mar 16 2023
Tariffs raise prices.
That's something that shouldn't count as news, but sadly qualifies these days.
Five years after then-President Donald Trump declared a trade war with China and slapped new tariffs on steel and aluminum, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has found that those tariffs jacked up prices and reduced the availability of tariffed goods. In a reportReason
May 03 2023
Senators passed a measure Wednesday to invalidate the emergency declaration President Joe Biden declared last summer to temporarily protect Asian solar energy imports from anti-dumping and countervailing duties.
The 56-41 bipartisan vote gives full approval to the resolution after House lawmakers passed it on Friday and tees up the latest Biden veto of a measure seeking to nullify oneWashington Examiner
Mar 27 2023
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge to U.S. steel import tariffs imposed in 2018 under former President Donald Trump - a policy he touted as defending American national security - and largely maintained by President Joe Biden.
The justices turned away an appeal by a group of U.S.-based steel importers of a lower court's ruling rejecting their challenge to theInternational Business Times
Apr 28 2023
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday voted to repeal President Joe Biden’s suspension of tariffs on solar panels from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, nations that collectively represent a majority of country’s supply of panels.
The decision comes after the White House last year waived tariffs on solar panel imports from the Southeast Asian nations for two years andCNBC
Aug 02 2019
On Thursday, “President Donald Trump intensified pressure on China to reach a trade deal by saying he will impose 10% tariffs Sept. 1 on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports he hasn’t already taxed.” (AP News)
The left is worried about the harmful effects of the tariffs on the US economy.
“What is already clear is that the United States, China and the world face a fewThe Flip Side