R-CALF USA STATEMENT ON SECRETARY PERDUE’S DECISION TO HALT IMPORTS OF FRESH BRAZILIAN BEEF

Billings, Mont. – R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard issued the following statement following Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s announcement that he is halting imports of fresh Brazilian beef. June 22nd, 2017 [R-CALF USA] “We applaud Secretary Perdue’s decision to halt imports of fresh Brazilian beef but we question why the Secretary did not also halt imports of…

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CPA Says Mexican Low Wages, Border Taxes Devalue American Workers, US Should Consider Abandoning NAFTA

Washington~ Michael Stumo, CEO of CPA testified today at the Trump Administration NAFTA hearings and charged Mexico with devaluing American workers through its low wages and border-adjustable taxes that unfairly favor Mexican production, and said the US should not be afraid to “walk away” from NAFTA. However Stumo added that because Mexico and Canada are…

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Democrats fault administration’s process in 232 probes, request briefings ‘immediately’

Democratic lawmakers, troubled by what they view as a lack of transparency and “due process” in the administration’s reviews of whether steel and aluminum imports are harming national security, are demanding briefings on both Section 232 investigations “immediately.” [Jenny Leonard] June 20th [Inside Trade] “It is troubling that to date the Administration has not briefed…

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