Tag: Free Trade

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be in the hot seat when he testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on July 25, 2018 about President Donald Trump's closed-door summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin

Pompeo: ‘Free and Open Trade’ with America Is Better than China’s Debt Imperialism

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the Indo-Pacific Business Forum on Monday that business engagement and “free and open” trade are major elements of the Trump administration’s strategic vision for the region. Although he mentioned China only in passing, Secretary Pompeo’s remarks included a clear warning to regional powers about the perils of partnering with Beijing.

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Chadwick Moore — Left for Dead in Danville: How Globalism Is Killing Working Class America

The story of Danville is one echoed in countless communities across the country, a gutted middle class left for dead in the wake of sweeping international trade deals in Washington, applauded by liberal economists and a lockstep media portraying such policies as inevitable, ultimately good, and a win for the American consumer–a narrative usually coupled with condescending and disdainful attitudes toward displaced workers for a perceived inability to sprint ahead with the times.

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Pollak: Trump Calls G-7’s ‘Free Trade’ Bluff

President Donald Trump stunned the G-7 on Saturday in Canada with his call for a complete end to all tariffs — and non-tariff barriers to trade, like government subsidies.

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Graham Doubts McCain: I’m ‘Not So Sure’ a Majority of Americans Back Free Trade

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) responded to his colleague Sen. John McCain’s assertion that “bipartisan majorities of Americans remain pro-free trade.” McCain made that claim in a tweet he posted on Saturday. https://twitter.com/SenJohnMcCain/status/1005614491768360960 Graham said he

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Pat Toomey Opposes Trump’s Efforts to Renegotiate NAFTA

Sen. Pat Toomey wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on Thursday, promising to oppose President Donald Trump’s efforts to renegotiate or withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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Michael Pillsbury: Tariffs Are ‘Just a Pin Prick’ Compared to What’s Needed to Halt China’s ‘Predatory Policies’

Michael Pillsbury, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute and author of The Hundred-Year Marathon: China’s Secret Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower, described the Trump Administration’s implementation of tariffs on aluminum and steel imports as insufficient measures towards curbing China’s goal of displacing U.S. geopolitical global dominance.