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(Daily News)
July 08, 2019

Members of the New Democrat Coalition on Monday warned U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer not to send implementing legislation for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement to Congress until he has addressed Democrats’ concerns with the pact.


(Daily News)
July 08, 2019

The Commerce Department’s product-exclusion process for steel and aluminum unfairly favors domestic steel makers by not requiring that they prove they can replace foreign suppliers when objecting to exclusion requests, importers seeking relief from Section 232 tariffs claim.


(In Trade)
July 08, 2019

The farm group wants changes to labor, enforcement, environmental and biologics provisions.


(In Trade)
July 05, 2019

The deputy foreign minister said the deal would not be re-opened, but told Reuters Mexico and the U.S. were discussing other ways to ensure the U.S. could “initiate a panel against Mexico on labor standards.”


(Daily News)
July 05, 2019

A coalition of companies operating foreign trade zones in the U.S. is calling for legislation amending U.S. law to allow de minimis entry eligibility to apply to goods withdrawn from those zones, arguing that doing so would reduce imports from China and support U.S. jobs.


(Daily News)
July 03, 2019

The U.S. Conference of Mayors this week called for changes to the text of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement -- largely mirroring Democratic concerns over labor, enforcement and environmental protections -- and for Congress to schedule a vote on the deal in 2019.


(In Trade)
July 02, 2019

Asked if House Sepaker Pelosi’s public calls to re-open the agreement were sparked by pressure from first-term Democrats – and would give her cover to say she tried if she failed – Grassley responded, “Yes to both questions.”


(Daily News)
July 01, 2019

A group of 12 Ohio lawmakers is backing the maintenance of tariff-rate quotas on imports of large residential washers, which the Trump administration imposed last year under Section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974.


(Daily News)
June 28, 2019

House Ways & Means trade subcommittee Chairman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) this week raised the possibility of initiating a Section 301 investigation into Colombian labor practices, while other members of his caucus also called on the administration to take action.


(In Trade)
June 28, 2019

“We do not want to pass this agreement just slightly different from NAFTA with a little sugar on top and say, ‘See, we did something different.’ If it isn't really going to be enforceable, it will just be NAFTA with sugar on top.”


(In Trade)
June 28, 2019

“Congress has a responsibility to ensure the executive is using its powers in an appropriate manner and this legislation would prevent President Trump and future presidents from abusing IEEPA.”


(Daily News)
June 27, 2019

The fight over the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank promises to be just as contentious as it was the last time the bank's charter was due to expire, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-ID) told Inside U.S. Trade on Thursday.


(Daily News)
June 26, 2019

The chair of the House Financial Services Committee, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) on Wednesday postponed a markup of an Export-Import Bank reauthorization bill she is sponsoring along with ranking member Patrick McHenry (R-NC), after failing to win enough support.


(Daily News)
June 26, 2019

The administration “can make some changes” to the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement to win Democratic votes, President Trump said on Wednesday, while House Ways & Means trade subcommittee chairman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) said his caucus was “open” to negotiating how those adjustments could be made.


(Daily News)
June 26, 2019

A Commerce Department nominee who helped write a report on the national security implications of auto and auto parts imports is being held up in Congress over concerns about the investigation, which President Trump has said could lead to tariffs, Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL) told Inside U.S. Trade on Tuesday.


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