US Lawmakers Blast Trump on Tariffs

U.S. senators on Thursday continued a bipartisan rebuke of President Donald Trump's punitive trade strategy on the heels of an overwhelming vote asserting a role for Congress when tariffs are imposed for national security reasons.

"I believe the president is abusing his authorities," said Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, a Tennessee Republican. "It seems to be a wake up, ready, fire, [then] aim strategy."

Another committee member, Delaware Democrat Chris Coons, blasted the administration's trade actions as "a wildly swung bat that is hitting our closest allies in a way...

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By: VOA - 4 days ago

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