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Tensions flare between Tai, GOP at Ways & Means trade hearing

April 16, 2024 at 6:28 PM
House Ways & Means Republicans on Tuesday repeatedly sparred with U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai over what they described as a “feckless” and “toothless” trade policy, while Tai forcefully pushed back against their claims -- even telling one GOP member her approach was “disrespectful.” The GOP’s plan for the lengthy hearing , the panel’s annual opportunity to probe administration trade policies, was made plain early by Committee Chair Jason Smith (R-MO). He said in opening remarks that the panel, which...

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