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Hatch threatens legislation if Trump continues with ‘reckless’ tariffs

July 17, 2018 at 1:20 PM
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) on Tuesday threatened to advance legislation to roll back President Trump’s trade authority if the administration doesn’t change course on tariffs. “Some of my colleagues have been pressing the need for legislation to restrict the trade authorities that Congress has delegated to the president, and I have been sympathetic to their efforts,” Hatch said in Senate floor remarks on July 17. “If the administration continues forward with its misguided and reckless reliance on...

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