KORUS

During the 2016 presidential election, President Trump made a populist commitment to American workers that pro-free trade, open borders advocate Hillary Clinton was unwilling to make: Kill the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement once and for all. In January 2017, Trump followed through on his promise to America’s working and middle class, killing TPP
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Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images by Michelle Moons27 Mar 20180 27 Mar, 201827 Mar, 2018 Renegotiation of the KORUS trade deal between the United States and South Korea has been accomplished “in principle,” according to senior administration officials who hailed the “visionary and innovative” agreement as one that may inform future deals. “This is both a good
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Spencer Platt/Getty Images by John Binder8 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 8 Mar, 20188 Mar, 2018 As President Trump made history signing into law his tariffs on steel and aluminum to protect American workers and U.S. industries, GOP megadonor Charles Koch called on “corporate leaders” to “reject” the decision. In an op-ed for the Washington Post, Charles
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Kevin Frayer/Getty Images by John Binder1 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 1 Mar, 20181 Mar, 2018 Nearly 60 percent of American voters say imposing tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum is crucial to the United States’ economic relationship with China. In a Morning Consult poll, 59 percent of Americans say it is “important” that President Trump place
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