As inflation rages, Americans paid an extra $129 billion to DC in trade war tax on consumer goods

New data released by Americans for Free Trade, a broad coalition united in the fight against tariffs, reveals the steep price United States businesses, consumers, workers, and manufacturers have paid as part of the ongoing trade war with China.  Americans have paid an estimated $129 billion in Section 301 tariffs between July 2018 and April 2022, … Continue reading As inflation rages, Americans paid an extra $129 billion to DC in trade war tax on consumer goods

Biden uses WTO global conference to surrender US sovereignty and interests

U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, and U.S. House Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-Texas) issued a statement condemning the Biden Administration’s decision to capitulate to the demands of some of the United States’ most disruptive trading partners at this week’s World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial … Continue reading Biden uses WTO global conference to surrender US sovereignty and interests

Biden pressed to stop dragging feet on union-led West Coast port disruptions

 Senators Mike Braun, Richard Burr, James Risch, Mike Crapo, Roger Wicker, John Boozman, John Thune, Steve Daines, Cynthia Lummis, Todd Young, Marsha Blackburn, John Hoeven, Kevin Cramer, Jerry Moran, Roger Marshall, and Mitt Romney, sent a follow-up letter to the President of the United States calling on President Biden to engage with stakeholders and Congress … Continue reading Biden pressed to stop dragging feet on union-led West Coast port disruptions

Toomey Calls for Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement With Taiwan

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) released the following statement after the White House announced the launch of the U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade with Taiwan. “Building closer ties between the United States and Taiwan is a strategic win for both, and this initiative is a good first step towards enhancing our trade relationship with one … Continue reading Toomey Calls for Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement With Taiwan

Biden not including Taiwan in new Indo-Pacific trade deal

U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) released the following statement in response to reports that Taiwanwill not be included in the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) that the Biden Administration is expected to unveil: “I have been encouraging senior Biden Administration officials for months not to leave Taiwan out of the Indo-Pacific Trade Pact,” Senator Sullivan said. “This is a strategic mistake that signals to … Continue reading Biden not including Taiwan in new Indo-Pacific trade deal

Rand Paul Introduces Freedom to Import Infant Formula Act

U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) Thursday introduced the Freedom to Import Infant Formula Act to permanently remove tariffs on baby formula and prohibit U.S. Customs and Border Protection from seizing or enforcing restrictions on importation of formula from certain foreign countries. This bill aims to alleviate current baby formula shortages across the United States, and … Continue reading Rand Paul Introduces Freedom to Import Infant Formula Act

Economists Agree – It’s Time for Biden to Lift Price-Hiking Tariff Taxes

As we approach the 2022 midterms, the Biden administration faces a range of economic obstacles that will be at the top of voters’ minds, and nothing has Americans more worried than the ongoing inflation contributing to increased prices for the everyday goods they need most. While President Biden seeks to address this inflation, calls are increasing for … Continue reading Economists Agree – It’s Time for Biden to Lift Price-Hiking Tariff Taxes

Biden promotes socialist Venezuelan energy while shutting down US drilling

House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement on the Biden administration easing energy sanctions on Venezuela. “I strongly oppose the Biden Administration’s move to ease sanctions on Venezuela as its corrupt socialist government continues to undermine America’s national security. We did not need to import oil from … Continue reading Biden promotes socialist Venezuelan energy while shutting down US drilling

Boozman Urges Biden Administration to Prioritize U.S. Trade and Agriculture Agenda

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry; joined Senators John Thune (R-SD), a member of the Senate Finance Committee and the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry; and Mike Crapo (R-ID), ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, in leading a group of Republican members … Continue reading Boozman Urges Biden Administration to Prioritize U.S. Trade and Agriculture Agenda