With families already pinching pennies Biden plans to slap Americans with $350 billion in new taxes on goods

"Tariffs hurt businesses throughout the country and it’s time for a new approach to working with our trading partners that relieves the weight of the current tariffs and finally brings an end to this misguided trade war.”

Manufacturers warn new Dem global tax schemes make US less competitive

Senate Democrats’ tax proposals would severely disadvantage U.S. businesses relative to their foreign competitors with tax increases under Foreign-Derived Intangible Income (FDII) and the Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income (GILTI) minimum tax, resulting in fewer jobs, lower wages, and decreased investment in U.S. manufacturing and innovation.

Biden may hike tariff taxes on products that fight COVID

GO HERE TO TELL CONGRESS: IMPEACH BIDEN! Americans for Free Trade spokesperson Jonathan Gold released the following statement calling on United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai to extend all tariff exclusions for products needed to combat COVID-19 and reinstate tariffs exclusions for other Section 301 products. “As the Delta variant continues to surge across the … Continue reading Biden may hike tariff taxes on products that fight COVID

Biden administration urged to prioritize new trade agreement with Kenya

GO HERE TO TELL CONGRESS: IMPEACH BIDEN! --- U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) sent a letter to United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai urging her to prioritize a comprehensive free trade agreement (FTA) with the Republic of Kenya. A U.S.-Kenya FTA is the appropriate next step in recognizing and strengthening relations, economic opportunities and a … Continue reading Biden administration urged to prioritize new trade agreement with Kenya

Senate moves to save America’s bacon from California pork ban

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) joined his colleagues, Sens. Roger Marshall, M.D. (R-Kan.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) in introducing the Exposing Agricultural Trade Suppression (EATS) Act to prohibit state and local governments from interfering with the production or manufacture of agricultural products in other states. This will prevent states like California from radically regulating how … Continue reading Senate moves to save America’s bacon from California pork ban

Biden imposing anti-Semitic product labels

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), John Boozman (R-Ark.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) this week introduced the Anti-BDS Labeling Act to prohibit the Biden administration from reversing current guidelines that require Israeli goods produced in areas … Continue reading Biden imposing anti-Semitic product labels

US rice sales to Iraq resume after two years

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, released the following statement applauding the first U.S. rice sales to Iraq in two years: “These purchases are great news for our rice producers. I appreciate Ambassador Tueller’s efforts that led to this breakthrough, as these sales are a … Continue reading US rice sales to Iraq resume after two years

Here’s Why Whiskey is About to Get a Lot Cheaper

Here’s some good news for the avid drinkers in your life: Some kinds of whiskey are about to get a lot cheaper. On Thursday, the US government agreed to remove the steep tariffs it had placed on Scottish whiskey, Fox Business reports. The levies had raised the cost of this whiskey, Scotland’s main export, by … Continue reading Here’s Why Whiskey is About to Get a Lot Cheaper

Are the Republicans Switching Places with the Democrats on Trade?

Until recently, conventional wisdom had it that the Republicans were the party of free trade while the Democrats were more inclined towards protectionism. There were always gaping holes in this characterization, as we never came close to free trade when the Republicans had power, and Democratic presidents often pursued a bit of trade liberalization. But it … Continue reading Are the Republicans Switching Places with the Democrats on Trade?