Study: Trump Tariffs May Add 19k Steel and Aluminum Jobs

A study conducted by the Coalition for Prosperous America found that President Donald Trump’s tariffs on aluminum and steel will add roughly 19,000 jobs. [SEAN MORAN | March 20, 2018 | Breitbart] The group found that Trump’s 25 percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent tariff on aluminum will add roughly 19,000 jobs, offsetting potential jobs losses from…

CPA Study Shows Steel, Aluminum Tariffs Have Minimal Effect on US Economy

Research finds slight decline in GDP, no job loss   Washington. A new study from the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) finds that the effects on the US economy of the recently announced Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs would be nearly undetectable, with the net job impact approaching zero. Gross domestic product would decline by only eight one-thousandths of one…

How McConnell and Chao used political power to make their family rich

Peter Schweizer, who delved into the Clinton Foundation’s dealings in 2016’s “Clinton Cash,” has turned his sights to the money-making machinations of DC’s political elite. [Larry Getlen | March 17, 2018 | Politico] His new book, “Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends,” — due out Tuesday from Harper Collins — exposes…

PRESIDENT TRUMP’S GOLDEN RULE OF TRADE

President Trump knocked over several apple carts when he signed an order imposing tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. [Curtis Ellis | March 9, 2018 | WND] He upended decades of free-trade dogma that prevailed in Washington whatever party held power. He rejected the ivory tower theories that created the economic nightmare that has destroyed…