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Sep 30 2022
Democratic Representative Abigail Spanberger lashed out at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other party leaders who she accused of dragging their feet on legislation to ban stock trading by lawmakers.
Spanberger, who introduced a bill with Republican Representative Chip Roy to require that lawmakers place investment assets into a blind trust while in office, questioned Pelosi’s commitmentBloomberg
Sep 30 2022
Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) on Friday criticized Democratic House leadership for not taking up legislation to ban members of Congress from trading stocks.
Spanberger has introduced and advocated legislation that would prevent lawmakers, their spouses, and their dependent children from buying, selling, or trading individual stocks, requiring them to divest from their investments orWashington Examiner
Jul 08 2020
“A modernized U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact took effect [last] Wednesday… The [USMCA] includes tighter North American content rules for autos, new protections for intellectual property, prohibitions against currency manipulation and new rules on digital commerce that did not exist when NAFTA launched in 1994.” (Reuters)
“A push by Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) for a historic Senate vote onThe Flip Side
Aug 01 2020
As the United States and the European Union negotiate the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), they will be considering whether and how much to liberalize a wide range of goods and services. Many of these are sensitive in terms of their impact on domestic competition. The usual suspects in this regard are sectors such as agriculture and “cultural” industries (like FrenchCato Institute
Apr 13 2020
The balance of trade of the United States moved into substantial deficit from the late 1990s, especially with China and other Asian countries. This has been accompanied by a relatively low savings ratio and high levels of government and corporate debt. Debate continues over the causes and impacts of this trade deficit, and the nature of any measures required in response.Wikipedia
Jan 17 2020
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTSOn Wednesday, President Trump and China's Vice Premier Liu He signed a trade deal described as the first phase in a longer process of trade reconciliation.The deal includes a variety of concessions from both Abridge News
Dec 18 2019
“The United States and China cooled their trade war on Friday, announcing a ‘Phase one’ agreement that reduces some U.S. tariffs in exchange for what U.S. officials said would be a big jump in Chinese purchases of American farm products and other goods.” (Reuters)
The left is critical of the deal, arguing that its predicted benefits are unrealistic and that it does not address the rootThe Flip Side
Dec 09 2019
U.S. manufacturers and small businesses have been hit hard by the trade war, but recent data shows that China is really suffering.
Driving the news: China's total exports fell for the 12th straight month in November, dropping 1.1% from a year ago, and exports to the U.S. have fallen more than 20%, according to China’s customs administration.
Economists had expected shipments toAxios
Sep 17 2019
As an election and the threat of a recession loom, the president faces down the problems of China, WTO reform, and a weakened global economic order. After President Trump’s nearly three years in the White House, we can begin to decipher the general outlines of a trade strategy. While moving in the right direction, making up for years of inattention and complacency with regard to the abuse ofGuest Writer - Right
Sep 20 2022
Liz Truss has said a new trade deal with the United States is unlikely in the "short to medium term".
The prime minister is in New York for the UN General Assembly, where she will meet US President Joe Biden.
The UK government had previously promised a post-Brexit trad deal with the US by 2022.
Labour said the lack of a trade deal with the US "is costing billions in lostBBC News