CPA Statement on 232 Report on Steel, Aluminum

Washington ~ The Coalition for a Prosperous American (CPA) applauded the Department of Commerce reports, released Friday February 17, recommending import restrictions to combat an unprecedented surge of steel and aluminum imports. The recommendations have previously been submitted to President Trump for action, but were made public today. They include tariffs on steel imports ranging…

GOP chairman: Trump infrastructure bill could be ready ‘closer to the summer

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster(R-Pa.) said Thursday that an infrastructure bill could be ready “closer to the summer” as he begins the bill-writing process following President Trump‘s infrastructure overhaul rollout.  [ MALLORY SHELBOURNE | February 15, 2018 | The Hill] “Peter DeFazio and I are working on a bill together. And based on our conversations at the White House…

Modern Machining & the Need for Speed

Former boxer and machining revolutionary, Titan Gilroy, has an aggressive strategy to combat all the threats to American manufacturing, from outsourcing to the skills gap.   (American Machinist — John Hitch: 2-6-18) The list of obstacles standing in the way of an American manufacturing comeback seems to grow every day. We have the skills gap,…

The director of the FBI says the whole of Chinese society is a threat to the US — and that Americans must step up to defend themselves

FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday reiterated a commonly held view among US intelligence officials that China is seeking to become a global superpower through unconventional means — but he framed it as both a governmental and a societal threat to the US. [Michal Kranz | February 13, 2018 | Business Insider] Speaking before the…