Julie Bishop renews push for tariff exemptions as United States wavers

FEB. 27 2018

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While the confusing manner in which the President made this decision has done little to reassure American workers or calm global tensions, I believe that we must protect the livelihoods of domestic steel and aluminum workers.

The House speaker's condemnation was swiftly echoed by other top Republicans in Congress, who fear the tariffs could spark a trade war and hurt the United States economy.

Sasse has brought Nebraska agricultural leaders to Washington to help make the case, including to a Thursday meeting with Mexican ambassador Gerónimo Gutiérrez. However, it took on more urgency after Trump's tariff move.

Members of both parties warned of a trade war as a result of his action, which includes exemptions for Canada and Mexico. But I digress! Beyond mental health, Trump has also found another scapegoat recently that would allow him to not have to wade through the thorny issue of gun control in any meaningful way: violent movies and video games.

"The cost of a trade war will be tremendous and it will make everyone unhappy", Junichi Makino, chief economist at SMBC Nikko Securities in Tokyo, said in a report on Friday.

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Please note that "The President acknowledged some studies have indicated there is a correlation between video game violence and real violence", which only a handful of very dubious studies have concluded, the majority have clearly stated that there is not link and he did not acknowledge that.

"This proposal is not a tariff on steel and aluminum imports; it is a tax on consumers", Roberts said in a statement Thursday.

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"From day one of the Trump administration, Senator Fischer has utilized her personal relationships with President Trump himself and top White House and administration officials to relay how our trade policies and NAFTA impact the state of Nebraska", Puccini said. Trump tweeted that he spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, saying they are "discussing opening up Japan to much better trade with the U.S. now have a massive $100 Billion Trade Deficit".

Trump frequently uses the term to refer to people like Cohn who hold an economic philosophy that favors free trade and open markets.

In the automotive sector, existing trade rules allow companies to transport steel parts back and forth across the border many times before the part gets used in a vehicle.

"These tariffs will harm auto, aerospace and other manufacturers in Kansas by risking retaliation against our exports, including food and agricultural products", Moran said.

The developments Thursday cap a week of frenzied lobbying by Canada, and come after the seventh round of NAFTA talks, which concluded Monday.

Not even our Foreign Minister said she believed we were in with a chance.

"It is crucial to Nebraska's ag economy", Bacon said.

"This is protectionism which offends close partners like the European Union and Germany and which limits free trade", Brigitte Zypries said in a statement.

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