Category: Free Trade

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 […]

Key Vote Alert – Sponsorship of Corker-Toomey Tariff Bill (S. 3013)

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KEY VOTE ALERT Sponsorship of Corker-Toomey Tariff Bill (S. 3013) The Club for Growth supports the Corker-Toomey tariff bill (S. 3013) and will be key voting the sponsorship of the bill. While a vote on the proposal hasn’t been scheduled, the Club urges all Senators to sponsor it and vote YES if it is brought […]

Club for Growth: Tariffs Harm American Consumers

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Today, Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s imposition of tariffs on U.S. allies including Europe, Canada, and Mexico: “Tariffs, on our nation’s closest allies no less, will reverse the positive impact of President Trump’s historic tax cuts,” stated Club for Growth President David McIntosh. “Furthermore, history […]

Key Vote Alert – NDAA Amendments

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KEY VOTE ALERT NDAA Amendments (HR 5515) The Club for Growth does not take a position on final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019. However, there are a few amendments that have a material influence on economic policy that the Club will score. These amendments will be voted on this week. The […]

Key Vote Alert – Scoring the Farm Bill + Amendments

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KEY VOTE ALERT The Farm Bill (HR 2) + Amendments The Club for Growth opposes the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (HR 2), and we urge all House members to oppose it. A vote on final passage is expected this week. The vote will be included in the Club’s 2018 congressional scorecard. Every five […]

Club for Growth Joins Coalition Urging President Trump to Include the Cruz-Daines-Gardner Competitiveness Chapter in NAFTA Renegotiation

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This week Club for Growth joined conservative allies in sending a letter to President Trump urging him to include the REINS Act within the Competitiveness Chapter of NAFTA renegotiations. The letter explains, “We write in appreciation of the remarkable pro-growth deregulatory accomplishments of your administration and to urge you to make those accomplishments permanent by […]