Trump's farm bailouts have cost taxpayers more than $28 billion already, and he just announced another $14 billion in payments as part of his reelection pitch to farm-heavy states.
First the Trump administration told us aluminum imported from Canada was a national security threat. Then it suddenly decided it's not a big deal.
Whether Biden or Trump wins this November, we're in for big, unaffordable government. How much bigger and how unaffordable are the only real questions.
A Wisconsin business owner who spoke about losing business to China ended up inadvertently undermining the administration's argument for protectionism.
Thanks to a paradoxical Trump bump, nearly 90 percent of both Democrats and Republicans now say they support international trade.
In Convention Speech, Mike Pence Said Joe Biden Will Repeal Trump's Tariffs. If Only That Were True.
Unfortunately, Biden has carefully avoided committing to changing much of anything about Trump's trade policies.
The last time an incumbent president was defeated, the fact that he'd raised taxes on Americans played a major role. Trump's done the same thing, but the DNC didn't talk about it.
Trump's trade war with China has been an outright failure. It shouldn't be too much to expect Biden to be able to say so.
One month after signing a signature trade deal with Canada (and Mexico), Trump just launched an unnecessary and counterproductive new trade war against America's northern neighbor.
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Biden says he'll oppose attempts to repeal the Jones Act and will push for tighter "Buy American" policies that hike the price of infrastructure projects.
Protectionism is now infecting the GOP to a degree that may be difficult to eradicate when the Trump era ends.
Abolishing tariffs would have short- and long-term benefits for the economy.
The deal will affect more than $1 trillion in annual trade between the U.S. and its two neighbors.
Just days before the new North American trade deal is set to take effect, the Trump administration reminds everyone that it prefers protectionism to free trade.
For two years, the president and his defenders have stubbornly claimed, contra both theory and evidence, that the duties are absorbed by China and other exporters.
In a new book, former White House national security advisor John Bolton says Trump's trade deal negotiations with Chinese President Xi Jinping "commingled the personal and the national."
That's probably because those goals were always completely unrealistic. Less than six months after the deal was signed, it's already coming apart.
Sen. Chuck Grassley says it's dead because lawmakers feared upsetting the president.
In a Senate floor speech Wednesday, Hawley outlined a half-baked plan to tear down global trade. It's aimed at winning elections, not helping America prosper.
The Trump Administration Is Still Charging 25 Percent Tariffs on Disinfectants Used To Combat COVID-19
"The tariff is making it more difficult for companies to supply our nation's essential workers with antiseptics and sanitizing products they need."
Trump's 'National Security' Steel Tariffs Are Just Old Fashioned Protectionism. Here's the Data To Prove It.
The department has granted just 1 percent of the tariff exemption requests that were challenged by domestic steel producers.
The White House announced a temporary suspension of tariff payments as a way to stimulate the American economy, but the relief will not apply to tariffs on steel, aluminum, or imports from China.
General Motors is being charged import taxes on parts it needs to build ventilators. Its requests for relief have gone unanswered.
Export restrictions only make sense if you're unable to understand the obvious consequences of that policy.
It's almost like Americans are paying for them, and like Trump doesn't actually believe in free trade.
Trump's Top Trade Official Says China Tariffs Didn't Harm Coronavirus Preparedness. Don't Buy His Spin.
Robert Lighthizer, head of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, says tariffs aren't hurting America's response to the virus. He's also lifting those tariffs to help with the response.
Some of Trump's tariffs hit medical equipment and supplies from China. We need more trade, not less, to be prepared for pandemics.
American whisky and wine drinkers are being punished for trying to amicably trade what they have for what they want.
Instead of $12.5 billion in new agriculture purchases exports to China this year, the USDA expects less than $4 billion.
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Stephen Moore and Gene Epstein debate whether or not President Trump's Chinese trade policy deserves broad public support.
Trump Admitted His Trade Policies Have Hurt Manufacturing Jobs in His State of the Union, but You Probably Missed It
American manufacturing has been in a recession for the past year.
The Tariff Man doubles down on bad economics.
Republicans might rue that mistake when Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders inherits Trump's beefed-up trade authority.
Trump Campaigned on Saving Factory Jobs, but U.S. Manufacturing Just Went Through a Year-Long Recession
Trump's trade war has harmed the very industries and workers he aimed to help.
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Trump's Trade Deal With China Is Better Than a Trade War With China. But a $200 Billion Question Remains.
Unless the tariffs are lifted, the "Phase One" trade deal might not accomplish much beyond empowering China's communist regime to tighten its grip on free markets.
The Trump administration's "phase one" deal with China will keep many tariffs in place, but Democrats don't seem to have the guts to stand up for freer trade.
A 100 percent tariff on European wines could all but wipe out the industry.