WASHINGTON— Having started a trade war with China and enraged U.S. allies with steel tariffs, President Donald Trump is primed for his next fight. In announcing the auto investigation in May, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross had said, "There is evidence that, for decades, imports from abroad have eroded our domestic auto industry." And even considering the...
The company's YKK North America division manufactures zippers in Georgia— and now has some of the contracts Dunlap lost. Division president Jim Reed said in a statement that his company filed the complaint against Dunlap because the price of products offered by "certain competitors" was too low for them to have been completely manufactured in the U.S.
Orrin Hatch, the Republican chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said that if the administration continues "with its misguided and reckless reliance on tariffs," he'll push for legislation. Hatch has been a critic of the administration's imposition of tariffs but has so far focused on working behind the scenes to influence the White House.
Numerous Republican lawmakers have criticized the mounting tensions with global trading partners, but leaders have not gotten behind a bill to limit President Donald Trump's ability to impose tariffs.
Some free trade Republican lawmakers are trying to curb Trump's ability to put tariffs on U.S. allies.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters that all of President Trump's talk of a massive, trillion-dollar upgrade to America's infrastructure won't produce "a specific piece of legislation" in 2018.
Collins borrowed from the kindergarten classroom playbook and came up with the strategy of using a "talking stick," Vox reports.
The Republican-controlled Congress faces a January 19 deadline to keep the government open.
Lawmakers hope to approve a must-pass spending bill on Thursday as the clock ticks toward potential government shutdown this weekend.
Sens. Susan Collins and Lamar Alexander abandoned efforts to force a year-end budget bill to restore federal payments to insurers.
In 2012, business leaders warned against the looming debt disaster. Now, with corporate tax cuts on the table, those concerns have been put aside.
CNBC Editor at Large John Harwood sits down with Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) to talk about tax cuts, entitlement reforms and deficits.
John Harwood, CNBC Chief Washington Correspondent, talks to Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander about whether he believes President Donald Trump is dangerous for the country.
John Harwood, CNBC Chief Washington Correspondent, talks to Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander about President Donald Trump's immigration policy.
John Harwood, CNBC Chief Washington Correspondent, talks to Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander about the Senate candidacy of Alabama's Roy Moore, who's been accused of sexual misconduct by several women.
John Harwood, CNBC Chief Washington Correspondent, talks to Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander about the idea of fixing Obamacare, saying it wouldn't hurt the President or Congress one bit.
Sen. Lamar Alexander on Trump: "He's completely unconventional ... I'm going to try to help him succeed."
Sen. Lamar Alexander says Americans need to study history and sort out immigration once and for all.
On the Roy Moore scandal, Sen. Lamar Alexander said: "My view on it is the charges, as detailed, seemed well-documented and serious."
Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee has earned a reputation for seriousness, diligence and pragmatism.