Press Release: October trade deficit rose 17%, government report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Paola Masman, Media Director 202-688-5145 ext 2, [email protected] Washington ~ The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released a report yesterday showing that the US goods and services deficit rose by nearly 17% compared to September. “America continues to lose in trade agreements and the World Trade Organization (WTO) system,” said Michael Stumo, CEO of…

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Bill’s ‘Buy America’ Provision Sets Up Potential Clash for GOP, Donald Trump

[ BRODY MULLINS and KRISTINA PETERSON | December 02, 2016 |The Wall Street Journal] WASHINGTON—Setting the stage for what could be the first clash between President-elect Donald Trump and Congress, House Speaker Paul Ryan and some congressional Republicans are raising concerns about a provision in a bill that would require the use of American-made iron and steel for U.S. water infrastructure…

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BROOKS/LIPINSKI INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN RESOLUTION SEEKING BALANCED TRADE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Annalyse Keller [email protected] (202) 225-4801 12/1/2016 Washington, D.C. – Today in a bipartisan effort, Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL-05) and Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL-03) filed House resolution H.Con.Res.175, calling for a national goal of balanced trade, with a special emphasis on manufacturing and goods. Joint statement from Congressman Lipinski and Congressman Brooks: “We have long believed that the…

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TPA OPPONENTS LIPINSKI, BROOKS INTRODUCE RESOLUTION URGING ELIMINATION OF U.S. TRADE DEFICIT

[Daily News| December 02, 2016 |Inside US Trade] Reps. Dan Lipinski (D-IL) and Mo Brooks (R-AL) – who last year voted against granting President Obama Fast Track Authority – have introduced a bipartisan resolution urging the president and Congress to tackle the U.S. trade deficit “over a reasonable period of time.” “Resolved by the House of Representatives…

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