Tag: Tariffs

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Donald Trump Threatens $100 Billion More Tariffs Against China

“In light of China’s unfair retaliation, I have instructed the USTR to consider whether $100 billion of additional tariffs would be appropriate under section 301 and, if so, to identify the products upon which to impose such tariffs,” Trump said in a statement released by the White House.

China announced plans to hit the United States with new tariffs of 25 percent on soybeans, aircraft, cars and other imports worth $50 billion, hours after Washington unveiled its own target list

Rick Manning: China Only Hurts Itself with Tariffs on ‘Fungible Commodities’ that U.S. Can Sell Anywhere

Rick Manning, president of Americans for Limited Government, rebuffed warnings of economic damage to the U.S. via pending Chinese tariffs on certain U.S. agricultural and foodstuff exports. In that interview Wednesday with SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with co-hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak, he said U.S. exports of fungible commodities, such as corn, pork, and soybeans will be purchased by other countries if Chinese tariffs make them too cost-prohibitive for purchase in China.

Bolton: China Tariffs ‘Could Be a Little Shock Therapy’

Sunday on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” President Donald Trump’s newly appointed national security adviser John Bolton discussed the proposed tariffs to be levied on Chinese imports. “[T]he president was trying to communicate to signal to China

Donald Trump signs tariffs on steel and aluminum imports next to industry workers at the White House on March 8, 2018

Finch: Hysteria over Trump and Tariffs

The hysteria over tariffs with conservatives and Republicans is almost amusing. Do we not understand Trump? He always starts out with a big blast, a wide-reaching plan and predictably, everyone overreacts with endless cries of the coming apocalypse. He then pulls back, zeroes in on his targets and negotiates.