"The trends in alcohol have been fairly consistent regardless of whether or not you have legalized recreational marijuana in a state or not, says the chief economist for the Distilled Spirits Council.
China is borrowing billions of dollars each year from the World Bank, despite its position as the world's second-largest economy, according to a study released Thursday.
The argument is part of the White House's position on border security as Trump urges Congress to pony up $5 billion for the wall while lawmakers seek a spending deal to avoid a shutdown Saturday.
Supporters of the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on steel and aluminum are making the case that they have worked as intended, without the huge job losses opponents had predicted.
Canadian and Mexican negotiators, business leaders and members of Congress expected the 25 percent tariffs on steel and 10 percent on aluminum to be lifted once the new agreement was signed, but they remain.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is coming out against President Donald Trump's renegotiated trade deal with Mexico and Canada, just as the president and his counterparts are set to sign it at the G-20 summit.
The study, commissioned by the lobbying shop for Koch Industries and conducted by consulting firm ImpactECON, looked at the potential cumulative impact of tariffs.
Senate Republicans want to vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement in the lame-duck session of Congress. But they need President Trump to finalize the deal.
Tariffs levied against China accounted for $800 million in September, even though the bulk didn't take effect until the end of the month.
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren had called for the Commerce inspector general to open an investigation into the exclusion process, which has come under heavy criticism.