Category: Free Trade

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 […]

CFG on TV: Andy Roth joins Fox Business to Discuss the Latest on Tariffs with China and the Omnibus Spending Bill

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Andy Roth, VP of Gov’t Affairs at Club for Growth, joins After the Bell to discuss the latest on tariffs with China and the omnibus spending bill. https://youtu.be/dWg3c22LD64″ target=”_blank”>https://youtu.be/dWg3c22LD64

Conservative Allies Urge President Trump to Reconsider Aluminum and Steel Tariffs

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March 6, 2018 The Honorable Donald J. Trump President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: On behalf of the undersigned groups representing millions of taxpayers and consumers across the country, we urge you to reconsider the tariffs on aluminum and steel announced on March […]

Wall Street Journal: Why the U.S. Could Suffer Deeper Economic Shock Than China in a Trade War

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From the Wall Street Journal, 2/13/2017   Retaliation could cause inflation to surge and cut demand for U.S. goods By Ian Talley A lot of economists aren’t factoring a U.S.-China trade war into their central forecast scenarios, counting on the Trump administration to curb its sharpest protectionist tendencies. But what if it doesn’t? “Bad for the world, worse […]

OP-ED: Trump’s “Big [Bad] Border Tax”

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By David McIntosh Read the article on Townhall.com >>> When the President-elect takes to Twitter to threaten a major American company with a “big border tax,” as he did again on Tuesday, Americans are the real losers. First, it is working families who would pay the Big Tax. Second, the fact that the future leader […]

Club for Growth Supports Ryan’s No-Tariff-Increase Pledge

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“The President-elect’s threat of a ‘big border tax is bad policy and bad precedent.”   Washington, DC – Club for Growth president David McIntosh released the following statement in response to published reports that Speaker Paul Ryan said, “We’re not going to be raising tariffs”: “The President-elect’s threat of a ‘big border tax’ is bad […]