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Colorado’s Democratic governor blasts Biden’s tariff hikes

May 14, 2024 at 4:46 PM
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, a Democrat with libertarian leanings, has blasted President Biden for ramping up tariffs on goods from China. In a statement on X, Polis said Biden’s move to maintain most Section 301 (Trade Act of 1974) tariffs imposed by his predecessor while raising others in key areas was “horrible news for American consumers and a major setback for clean energy.” “Tariffs are a direct, regressive tax on Americans and this tax increase will hit every family,” he...

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