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Grassley: Tariffs on Mexico will jeopardize USMCA; Chamber eyes legal challenge

May 31, 2019 at 1:42 PM
Senate Finance Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has come out against President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, citing concern over the ratification of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, while the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said it was considering a legal challenge to the move. “Trade policy and border security are separate issues,” Grassley said in a statement on Thursday. “This is a misuse of presidential tariff authority and counter to congressional intent. Following through on this threat would seriously jeopardize...

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