Category: Free Trade

McIntosh joins Bloomberg’s Balance of Power to discuss trade talks with China

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Coalition Letter to Congress: Support Congressional Trade Authority Act

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Dear Member of Congress: On behalf of the millions of taxpayers, consumers, farmers, and businesses represented by our 38 organizations in all 50 states, we urge your support for the bicameral, bipartisan “Congressional Trade Authority Act.” This legislation would amend the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 to require Congressional approval before the President adjusts imports – […]

Key Vote Alert – “NO” on Sponsorship of Reciprocal Trade Act

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KEY VOTE ALERT Sponsorship of Reciprocal Trade Act The Club for Growth opposes the United States Reciprocal Trade Act, sponsored by Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) and will be key voting against the sponsorship of the bill.  While a vote on the proposal has not been scheduled, the Club urges all Representatives to oppose sponsorship of […]

Club for Growth Condemns Plans to Expand Presidential Trade Authority

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Today, Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement after reports that White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro is pushing legislation to enhance the president’s power to unilaterally increase tariffs.  News reports reveal that Representative Sean Duffy (R-WI) is planning to introduce such legislation called the United States Reciprocal Trade Act: “Not just no, but […]

McIntosh on CNBC’s Squawk Box: Is the Fed Getting It Wrong?

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Mornings with Maria highlights McIntosh’s WSJ Op-Ed on USMCA and Tariffs

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Wall Street Journal Op-Ed: No New Nafta Until Tariffs Have Been Lifted

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No New Nafta Until Tariffs Have Been Lifted David McIntosh 12/10/2018 Read the full article on WSJ.com: https://www.wsj.com/articles/no-new-nafta-until-tariffs-have-been-lifted-1544395870 Economists across the political spectrum have cautioned President Trump against tariffs for the harms they inflict on the U.S. economy. That hasn’t stopped the president from imposing them on imports from allies and adversaries alike. Fortunately, with the […]

Club for Growth Stands By President Trump’s 0% – 0% free trade goal

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Club for Growth stands by @realDonaldTrump‘s 0% – 0% free trade goal. Proposed Mexico #NAFTA 2.0 deal sadly raises barriers (rules of origin, wage requirements, etc). Good pro-growth trade deals LOWER barriers, not raise them.#FreeTrade — Club for Growth (@club4growth) August 28, 2018

CFG President David McIntosh talks Tariffs and Tax Reform on CNBC’s Power Hour

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Club for Growth President David McIntosh appeared on CNBC’s Power Hour to discuss the negative impact tariffs have had on the economy and the dangers of President Trump continuing a trade war with China. He also discussed his excitement about some upcoming provisions in Tax Reform 2.0 that will provide for sustained and improved economic […]

Key Vote Alert – “YES” on Corker-Toomey Motion to Instruct on Minibus (HR 5895)

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KEY VOTE ALERT “YES” on Corker-Toomey Motion to Instruct on Minibus (HR 5895) The Club for Growth supports the Corker-Toomey tariff bill (S. 3013) and will be key voting the motion to instruct related to the bill as part of consideration of the Minibus bill that is before the Senate (HR 5895). A vote is […]