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Portman to introduce bill aimed at ‘reforming’ Section 232 statute

July 12, 2018 at 4:17 PM
Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) plans to introduce legislation to reform the Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 by tightening its definition of national security and giving Congress a larger role in assessing proposed moves against allies. “We don’t have a bill yet because we are vetting it with a lot of different people, including colleagues from both sides of the aisle, but the idea is to make 232 work better by tightening up the national security definition...

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