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Rep. Sanford to introduce legislation mandating congressional tariff approval

September 12, 2018 at 5:28 PM
Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) plans to introduce legislation that would give Congress the power to approve or deny trade restriction recommendations from federal agencies before they are sent to the White House. The “Promoting Responsible and Free Trade Act” would give Capitol Hill the ability to weigh in on any trade restrictions before they are imposed by holding public hearings and requesting more data. Congress would also be given the authority to approve or deny tariff recommendations from the U.S...

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