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Globalist Alliance: Business Lobby, GOP Unite to Strip Trump of Tariff Powers

An alliance between globalist donors and pundits, the big business lobby, and a handful of Republican lawmakers are uniting to attempt to strip President Donald Trump of his powers to implement tariffs to protect American jobs and U.S. industry from unfair, foreign competition. Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) has introduced the Bicameral Congressional Trade Authority Act in the House while GOP Senators like Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Ben Sasse (R-NE) have introduced similar legislation in the Senate that would force Trump’s national security tariffs to be approved through Congress — where Republicans…

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Watch– Rep. Matt Gaetz: Republicans, Democrats Have Been ‘the Valets’ for Multinational Corporations

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) says past Republican and Democrat presidents have been “the valets” for multinational corporations and business lobbyists with their support for job-killing multilateral free trade deals. During an interview on Fox News’s Lou Dobbs Tonight, Gaetz called out former Republicans and Democrats who have allowed the big business lobby, Chamber of Commerce, and corporations to dictate U.S. trade policy. Gaetz said: Well, this president will take [the business lobby] on. The difference is that presidents that are Republican and Democrat in the past have been the valets for…

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Analyst: Outsourcing American Jobs Responsible for GM Layoffs, Not Tariffs

The multinational corporate business model of outsourcing and offshoring Americans’ jobs overseas to cheap labor foreign countries is responsible for General Motors’ (GM) recently announced mass layoffs of American workers, a trade analyst says. Coalition for a Prosperous America Research Director Jeff Ferry details in new analysis that the recent announcement by GM to lay off 14,700 workers in North America — including 3,300 American factory workers — is the end result of the corporation’s outsourcing business model. In 2019, GM expects to stop production at four American plants, including Detroit-Hamtramck and…

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Trump’s Year of Tariffs: American Manufacturing Optimism Soars to Record High

President Trump’s year of imposing tariffs on foreign imports to protect American jobs and industry has marked the highest level of optimism among U.S. manufacturers, a survey by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) reveals. The survey of nearly 540 U.S. manufacturing firms found that about 90.6 percent, or 9-in-10, say they expect to increase workers’ wages over the next 12 months by at least up to three percent. This breaks down to about 5.4 percent of firms saying they will increase workers’ wages by more than five percent over…

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Study: Trump’s Aluminum Tariffs Creating Thousands of American Jobs

President Trump’s ten percent tariffs on imported aluminum have brought the domestic aluminum industry and American jobs roaring back in the economy, new research reveals. Research by the Economic Policy Institute’s (EPI) Robert E. Scott finds that since Trump implemented the aluminum import tariffs, primary aluminum producers are on track to create 1,075 American jobs and downstream producers are to create more than 2,000 jobs in the industry. During years of lawmakers protecting the free trade status quo, between 2010 and 2017, a total of 18 of 23 aluminum smelters…

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Pittsburgh Aluminum Mill Credits Trump’s Tariffs for Increasing Profits

A Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania aluminum mill is crediting their rising profits to President Trump’s protective tariffs on imported foreign aluminum. Alcoa saw a 14 percent increase in revenue in the third quarter thanks to Trump’s tariffs on imported aluminum. Executives said the company’s aluminum smelters in the U.S. saw a benefit of $27 million thanks to the tariffs on imported aluminum. The price of sold raw aluminum also saw an increase of ten percent a ton due to the tariffs. Trump’s economic nationalist policies allowed Alcoa to reopen one of its previously…

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Bloomberg: Trump Tariffs Not Costing U.S. Jobs as Free Traders Claimed

President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported steel and aluminum are not costing American jobs as free traders had claimed they would, a new report by Bloomberg Businessweek admits. For the last year, free trade organizations, the Chamber of Commerce, and the establishment media has claimed that Trump’s 25 percent tariffs on imported steel and ten percent tariff on imported aluminum would cost hundreds of thousands of jobs. This year, the free trade apparatus claimed that there would be 430,000 American jobs wiped out by Trump’s tariffs. Now, free traders admit that…

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