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Toomey: Section 232 bill likely to be attached to 'must-pass' legislation

March 28, 2019 at 5:53 PM
A compromise bill to limit the president's ability to impose national security trade restrictions likely will be introduced as an amendment to a larger, “must-pass” piece of legislation to improve its chances of avoiding a presidential veto, Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) said on Thursday. Sens. Toomey and Rob Portman (R-OH) have each introduced bills aimed at reforming Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 by boosting congressional authority. Senate Finance Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said on Tuesday that...

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