Here Are 5 Reasons Why Trump’s Tariff Bailouts Are a Bad Idea

The Trump administration is planning to spend as much as $12 billion in aid to help farmers hurt by the administration’s tariffs. By acknowledging the need for aid to farmers, the Trump administration is admitting that its tariff strategy is hurting Americans. There are multiple reasons why providing aid to farmers to offset the effects of tariffs … Continue reading Here Are 5 Reasons Why Trump’s Tariff Bailouts Are a Bad Idea

If you buy anything with steel in it, Trump just raised your taxes

How Trump’s ‘Buy America’ Push Could Harm This US Steel Mill FARRELL, Pa.– Halfway between Cleveland and Pittsburgh, in a piece of middle America collectively known as Shenango Valley, stands a steel mill that dates back to the late 1800s. Ed McMurray, 44, has spent nine years at the mill, NLMK USA, where he says … Continue reading If you buy anything with steel in it, Trump just raised your taxes

The Target of the “Border Adjustment Tax” is You

“[O]n life support,” says US Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) of the “Border Adjustment Tax,” proposed during last year’s GOP presidential primaries by US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and backed by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI). If the idea is indeed dead, American workers and consumers should heave a sigh of relief. It’s a very bad … Continue reading The Target of the “Border Adjustment Tax” is You