Tag Archives: trade

Tariff

We put tariffs on the table as part of the president’s initiative of putting an American first and American interest on equal footing when it comes to American trade policy going forward with our trading partners.  And as those tariffs … Continue reading

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Reed supports Trump’s Effort To Disrupt

You can’t make this up. In an interview on MSNBC on Thursday March 8, which focused on Trump’s Trade War Tariffs proposals, our Congressman continued defending Present Trump’s executive style. “I am supportive of the President’s effort to disrupt our … Continue reading

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Trade Agreements

“Trade-Agreement Troubles” by James Surowiecki The Financial Page JUNE 22, 2015 ISSUE of “The New Yorker” Opponents of TPP, Senator Elizabeth Warren for example, are concerned that I.S.D.S provisions in TPP and other trade agreements might supersede our laws. Surowiecki writes: … Continue reading

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Tom Reed writes more on trade

Tom Reed writes more on trade in his weekly email: This week, I want to address legislation regarding Trade Promotion Authority or “Fast Track”. This legislation will hold the Obama Administration accountable and ensure transparency for the American people when … Continue reading

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Rep. Capuano on today’s votes on trade

Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) wrote: Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) The trade bills this week were considered under a Rule that prohibited any amendments.  Unlike the Senate, which at least had the opportunity to improve and amend the bill put forward, … Continue reading

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Where Tom Reed gets his facts

Just speaking truth to power doesn’t work. You need to frame the truths effectively from your perspective.–G. Lakoff Where does Tom Reed get his facts? Let’s see. Tom writes: The House Manufacturing Caucus co-chaired by Congressman Tom Reed held its … Continue reading

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