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Sens. Brown, Scott to Biden: Use executive authority to end de minimis ‘loophole’

February 26, 2024 at 6:17 PM
De minimis shipments are hurting U.S. manufacturers, workers and communities by allowing foreign producers to evade tariffs and products made with forced labor and illicit drugs to enter the U.S. undetected, two senators said on Friday, urging President Biden to use his executive authorities to end duty-free treatment for e-commerce packages. In a Feb. 23 letter to Biden, Senate Finance Committee member Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL), who sits on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee,...


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