What They Are Saying: Support for President Trump Securing Improvements to the U.S. – South Korea Trade Agreement

Federal and State Officials Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT): “Since KORUS went into force more than five years ago, it became clear that Korea needed to do more to fully implement the agreement in order to remove trade and investment barriers for American exporters. The agreement in principle announced today makes steps…

2018 Annual Trade Conference Gallery

Members of the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) visited more than 100 House and Senate offices in the nation’s capital this week to sound an alarm: America’s massive, growing trade deficit is killing jobs, harming communities, and stifling economic growth. In a two-day blitz, CPA members left their mark on Capitol Hill, urging Members…

Tech Export Review Is Completely Inadequate

Contrary to the inference by IBM ’s Christopher Padilla and GE’s Karan Bhatia (Letters, WSJ.com, March 16), in the very first paragraph of “How China Pushes the Limits on Military Technology Transfer” (WSJ.com, March 14) I clearly state that IBM and GE’s business dealings with China are legally permissible under current law. And that’s the problem. Their legal…

New U.S. Trade Policy and National Security Outcomes with the Republic of Korea

“The improved KORUS agreement reflects the President’s leadership in delivering more reciprocal trade outcomes benefiting U.S. workers, exporters, and businesses. The United States and Korea have strengthened an important economic relationship by agreeing to substantial improvements to KORUS that will help rebalance our trade, reduce our trade deficit, and expand U.S. export opportunities.”  – U.S. Trade Representative Robert…

President Hoffa statement on China 301 Tariffs

“Earlier this month, I sent a letter to the White House describing the Teamsters’ support for the recent analysis and action under Section 232 to protect our national security through strategic tariffs on steel and aluminum.  Today, I commend the United States Trade Representative for the bold enforcement action against unfair Chinese trade practices under Section 301.…

Fears over steel and aluminum tariffs are overblown

Listening to the media elite or to Wall Street’s free-trade cheerleaders, one gets the impression that the sky must be falling. Pundits have wasted little time in deriding President Trump’s recent decision to protect national security by imposing tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. Op-ed originally appears on The Hill March 22, 2018 They warn…