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Grassley: Resolve 232 tariffs first, then address Democrats' USMCA concerns

March 5, 2019 at 9:04 PM
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said on Tuesday that the removal of Section 232 tariffs on Canada and Mexico was the “first step” toward the passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, after which some Democratic concerns about the deal's environmental and labor provisions would have to be “accommodated.” The Trump administration last March imposed national security tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, prompting retaliatory tariffs from a host of U.S. trading partners, including Canada and Mexico. Canadian and Mexican...

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