GOP Senators Want To Limit Trump's Power On Trade
Many are worried about a possible trade war with Canada, Mexico and the EU
Worried about a possible trade war with U.S. allies Canada, Mexico and the European Union, Senate Republicans are pushing a plan to give Congress the final say over some trade actions.
A group led by Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker plans to unveil legislation this week to limit when President Donald Trump, or any future president, could invoke national security as a reason for taxing foreign imports. It is a rare effort among congressional Republicans to use legislation to limit controversial policies embraced by Trump.
"I've always expressed my disagreement when it occurred, this is one we can deal with legislatively," Corker told reporters on Tuesday. "I also know the vast majority of our caucus would agree with this."
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