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Inside U.S. Trade - 08/10/2018

Portman hopeful on Section 232 bill prospects; Brown remains skeptical

August 09, 2018 at 6:11 PM
Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) is upbeat about the prospects for a bill he is pushing to reform a national security statute that has become a favorite trade tool of President Trump's, but fellow Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown (D) continues to be critical of the idea that Congress should be given a greater role in the Section 232 process. Portman and Sens. Doug Jones (D-AL) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) on Aug. 1 introduced a bill that would put the Pentagon in...


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