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Lawmakers urge Trump not to withdraw from global trading system

March 01, 2017 at 8:35 PM
Republican and Democratic lawmakers responded to President Trump’s newly published trade agenda -- which asserts that the U.S. will aggressively defend its sovereignty when it comes to trade policy -- by urging the administration not to withdraw from the rules-based global trading system, despite its imperfections. But Republicans, in their reactions, largely sought to find common ground with Trump’s trade agenda while Democrats offered sharp criticism of the plan, citing a lack of concrete policies offered in the more than...

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