EU, Japan press US for tariffs exemption

Can a man so detached from reality be fit to govern the country?

"I'll have a right to go up or down depending on the country, and I'll have a right to drop out countries or add countries", Trump said Thursday.

US automakers are among the businesses with the most at stake, given they account for 38 percent of the aluminum and 15 percent of the steel consumed in the country, according to Ward's Automotive Reports.

House Speaker Paul Ryan, who is also from Wisconsin, issued a rare statement publicly breaking with the president. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, has introduced a measure to nullify the tariffs. The Trump administration may have already answered the second.

Congress now has several options: it could pass a law taking back from Trump powers regarding commercial matters, which have been doled out to the White House progressively since the 1930s for purposes of efficiency.

The entire Iowa delegation, led by Sen. Those in attendance to defend the video game industry was the head of the ESA, the ESRB ratings board, the chief operating officers of Bethesda (Fallout) and Take Two (Grand Theft Auto). "This is concerning because the easiest target for retaliation is our agriculture exports".

Economists aren't sure whether the tariffs are legal.

The steel industry in the USA employed approximately 147,000 people during 2015.

Sasse has brought Nebraska agricultural leaders to Washington to help make the case, including to a Thursday meeting with Mexican ambassador Gerónimo Gutiérrez.

"This is not a trade negotiation", he said. But really, Sasse said, trade is a "win-win" proposition.

Possibly. The more countries that are spared from the tariffs, the tougher the choice for the administration: Offer America's metals industries less and less protection. The tariffs, to take effect in 15 days, are created to reinvigorate those industries.

"A tariff is a tax, plain and simple", said Matthew Shay, president and CEO of the NRF.

The two also met with Japan's Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan Hiroshige Seko, and all three pledged in a statement afterward to work together to fight dumping that hurts jobs and industries around the world.

Less than 24 hours after the White House uploaded it to YouTube, the gory and ultra-violent video has been viewed more than 600,000 times.

If U.S. importers and industrial users decide to challenge the tariffs in court, they may try a tactic that stymied Trump's original ban on letting visitors from certain countries enter the U.S. and his executive actions on immigration: using his own words against him.

Support for the president's proposed tariffs is even weaker than his approval rating, with the vast majority seeing trade as good for the US economy and good for consumers.

Quach dismissed Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross's recent comments that these tariffs would mean insignificant price increases on cans of Campbell soup and Coca-Cola. But he exempted Canada and Mexico and held out the possibility of excluding other allies. Exports account for more than half of the local economy in Columbus, Indiana, and 25 percent of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin's economy.

"We have to look at the internet because a lot of bad things are happening to young kids and young minds and their minds are being formed", Trump said in February, according to The Washington Post.

Bacon, a member of the House Agriculture Committee, said the US needs to remain in NAFTA.

  • Arturo Norris