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Senate Finance Republicans urge administration to alleviate COVID-19 impacts via trade policy

March 25, 2020 at 4:28 PM
A group of Senate Finance Committee Republicans on Wednesday outlined a handful of ways the administration might use trade policy to combat the economic harm caused by the coronavirus pandemic, calling for multilateral cooperation and a “total moratorium” on new tariffs. Led by Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), the lawmakers urge President Trump, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and other officials to quickly take several actions to “blunt the health and economic impact of COVID-19,” according to a March 25 letter...

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