Complete Story


Senators Introduce Bill to Curb Trump's Tariff Authority

The legislation was introduced despite pushback from the president

Senators are moving forward with legislation that would curb President Donald Trump's authority on tariffs, despite opposition from the White House.

"If the president truly believes invoking Section 232 is necessary to protect the United States from a genuine threat, he should make the case to Congress and to the American people and do the hard work necessary to secure congressional approval," Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said in a statement announcing the bill.

"There is no real national security threat that these tariffs are a response to," Toomey said in a floor speech blasting the administration's decisions. "They are an effort to impose a protectionist policy for economic purposes."

Please select this link to read the complete article from The Hill.

Printer-Friendly Version