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Finance senators slam administration’s ‘go-it-alone' trade policy

March 23, 2023 at 6:00 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Thursday faced a barrage of criticisms from the leaders and some members of the Senate Finance Committee from both parties who expressed frustration that the administration is forging ahead on trade negotiations – including developing pacts with Japan and the European Union on critical minerals – without seeking congressional approval. “The executive branch, in my view, has begun to embrace a go-it-alone trade policy,” Senate Finance Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) told Tai during a...

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