Group Launches “COOLin100” Campaign

Billings, Mont. One of the staunchest supporters of mandatory country of origin labeling (COOL) for beef, R-CALF USA, is launching a new campaign called “COOLin100.” The campaign calls on the new Trump Administration and new Congress to reinstate COOL for beef and pork during the Trump Administration’s first 100 days in office. The idea to launch the new…

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Globalization’s one-way street

At Davos Chinese President Xi extolled the virtues of globalism. Lo barely one week into President Trump’s administration, Chinese financial-services and payments colossus Ant Financial is buying MoneyGram, America’s second-largest money-transfer network. It underscores however that while the U.S. is wide-open for China’s payments dragons, notwithstanding its 2001 WTO commitment to completely open its domestic…

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Brady, Neal confident Trump will abide by TPA rules, time lines for NAFTA renegotiation

Following President Trump’s announcement that he wants to speed up the statutory guidelines for a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and ranking member Richard Neal (D-MA) downplayed the idea while expressing confidence that the administration’s trade team will adhere to the rules laid…

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Beyond the Art of the Individual Deal

President Trump can’t simply bully large corporations to deliver prosperity for the millions who elected him. [Peter Morici| January 31, 2017 |Washington Times] Although the succession of recently announced deals to keep or create jobs in America is impressive — United Technologies, Fiat Chrysler and others have jumped on board — the challenge of boosting…

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