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Appeals court rejects Section 232 steel challenge

February 28, 2020 at 2:35 PM
A three-judge panel at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit this week rejected a challenge of the national security-based statute President Trump has utilized to impose restrictions on steel imports. The case, initiated by the American Institute for International Steel in June 2018, focused on whether the delegation of power under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 was constitutional. AIIS argued Congress cannot delegate its legislative powers to federal agencies without giving “intelligible” guidance...


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