Robert Lighthizer

Hayward: China’s Battered Economy Desperately Needs Biden to Lift Tariffs

Chinese state media spent the past month pressuring President Joe Biden to lift the tariffs imposed by his predecessor Donald Trump – ostensibly because the Chinese Communist Party cares deeply about the travails of American consumers struggling under Biden’s sky-high inflation rates, but actually because the Chinese economy is sinking and Beijing desperately needs those tariffs gone.

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Nancy Pelosi Puts Impeachment Ahead of USMCA, Delays Vote

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said during a press conference Thursday that she remains skeptical about the House passing the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement this year, as Congress’s lower chamber continues to focus on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to the media during her weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol on November 21, 2019 in Washington, DC. Pelosi spoke about her legislative plans through the new year and the lack of progress she feels the Senate is making on passing legislation the …