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Our most-read: By the numbers – 301, 232, and 1,000,000 jobs

February 11, 2019 at 10:51 AM
Trump endorses expanded tariff authority, while Congress considers giving him less. Lighthizer says 301 may be key to enforcing USMCA provisions . With enforcement looming as a potential make-or-break issue in congressional approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer reportedly has begun talking about using Section 301 as an enforcement pathway. Some Democrats have said the enforceability of certain provisions – particularly those involving labor and environment – may determine their support. “Lighthizer obviously feels that he...

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