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Inhofe blocks Corker tariff amendment to defense bill

June 12, 2018 at 5:23 PM
Sen. Bob Corker’s (R-TN) effort to attach an amendment to a defense bill that would allow Congress to approve the imposition of Section 232 tariffs was rebuffed on Tuesday by Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK). Corker on Tuesday asked unanimous consent for a vote to attach his amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, but Inhofe, the bill’s manager, objected, arguing that it could jeopardize passage of the NDAA. Inhofe committed to working with Corker to find another vehicle for his...

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