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GOP lawmakers seek more congressional involvement, consultations on trade

May 24, 2022 at 8:00 AM
Congress must play a greater role in trade negotiations, including Indo-Pacific Economic Framework talks, a group of House Republicans told U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Monday, adding to recent calls for more transparency and consultations. “While the United States must speak with a single voice at the negotiating table with foreign partners, the president’s constitutional authority over foreign affairs cannot abridge Congress’s constitutional authority to regulate commerce with foreign nations,” the lawmakers, members of the House Ways & Means...

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