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AFP by John Binder16 Apr 2018Washington, D.C.0 16 Apr, 201816 Apr, 2018 President Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum are a vital “part of national security” designed to counter China’s dumping of cheap, subsidized steel into the United States – which is “an attack on American jobs,” a representative with the United Steelworkers labor union
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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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The billionaire GOP mega-donor Koch brothers are continuing to oppose President Trump’s economic nationalist agenda, now calling his recent pro-American worker tariffs “crony capitalism.” Charles and David Koch are two of the Republican Party’s biggest billionaire donors, supporting an agenda of endless, multinational free trade agreements and open borders to keep U.S. wages stagnant. While recent
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@WhiteHouse on Instagram by John Binder11 Mar 2018Washington, DC0 11 Mar, 201811 Mar, 2018 American workers whose lives were uprooted by multinational free trade deals are thanking President Trump for signing into law tariffs on imported steel and aluminum to protect U.S. jobs. In a series of videos by the White House, American workers thanked
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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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President Donald Trump on Thursday will sign formal proclamations imposing tariffs aimed at defending America’s steel and aluminum industries from foreign imports. The tariffs are an “iron clad” measure aimed at defending industries vital to U.S. national security, a senior administration official said. The orders impose a sweeping tariff of 25 percent on steel imports
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The Associated Press by John Binder6 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 6 Mar, 20186 Mar, 2018 The “Trumpocrats,” the group of working and middle-class Democrat voters who supported President Trump in the 2016 presidential election, have won a victory, as their nemesis in the White House, Gary Cohn has resigned. On Tuesday, White House economic adviser and
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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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Americans who hold Peruvian land bonds are ramping up efforts to seek help from President Donald Trump and his administration in collecting payouts that Peru has been slow to pay, but a previous winner of the first-ever “Globalist of the Year” award stands in their way. Peru is lobbying to become a part of the
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Senior administration officials quashed a letter from Department of Homeland Security (DHS) staff recommending the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer negotiate to end a little-known visa program that permits tens of thousands of Canadian and Mexican white-collar workers to work in America. The DHS staffers were nearing completion of their letter to Lighthizer — who
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