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Lawmakers, business groups call for talks with China after proposed tariff hike

August 1, 2018 at 8:20 PM
As President Trump on Wednesday directed the U.S. Trade Representative to consider increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, lawmakers and business groups renewed their calls for the Trump to work with U.S. allies and bring Beijing to the negotiating table. Trump told USTR to consider 25 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods , up from the previously threatened 10 percent levies. Beijing said it would not be swayed by U.S. pressure tactics and vowed...

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