Are Tariffs Reducing the National Debt and Federal Deficit?

There is increasing evidence that Trump’s tariffs are working to expand American manufacturing and create jobs. [Michele Nash- Hoff | March 6, 2019 | savingmanufacturing.com According to the February 11, 2019 U.S. Manufacturing Technology Order Report press release of The Association for Manufacturing Technology, “The year- end order total for 2018 was $5.5 billion, up 19 percent from…

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Opening Statement of USTR Robert Lighthizer to the House Ways and Means Committee

Editor’s note: Interesting that Trade Ambassador Lighthizer quotes Nancy Pelosi’s opposition to China joining the WTO in this statement.  AMBASSADOR LIGHTHIZER: Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Brady, distinguished members of the Committee: it is a pleasure to be here today and to discuss this very important issue. [February 27, 2019 | United States Trade Representative] I think…

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Trump, Trade, and Tariffs

Brian Duncan, Vice President of the Illinois Farm Bureau, Zach Mottl, Chief Alignment Officer of Atlas Tool Works, and Peter Roskam, former U.S. Congressman and current IOP Pritzker Fellow, had a panel discussion on the short – and long-term dynamics of the Trump administration’s trade policies, particularly as they affect Illinois. They discussed the current…

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How Team Trump is keeping promises on trade

Editor’s note: Peter Navarro has driven a large part of the administration’s aggressive trade strategy.  Last Friday, President Trump unveiled his grand strategy for American prosperity: the 2019 Trade Policy Agenda. This forward-looking report from the US Trade Representative maps out America’s deliverance from the bad deals, weak guardrails and sluggish growth that have handicapped…

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