A Washington Pastime: China-Bashing!
by Andy Roth, VP of Government Affairs After news broke this week that China was devaluing its currency, Sherrod Brown (D-OH), leader of the Senate China-Bashing Caucus*, wasted no time in…well, bashing China: “China will stop at nothing to give its exports an unfair advantage in the global marketplace and this devaluation by […]
What’s TPP, TPA, and TAA?
These acronyms have been in the news lately, so we thought we’d break down the details for you. The Club for Growth strongly supports free trade. And while we would prefer immediate multilateral elimination of all tariffs (domestic and abroad), or even unilateral elimination (just domestic), we recognize that politics get in the way of […]
Club for Growth Opposes Trade-Killer Amendments
Washington, DC – The Club for Growth issued the following statement regarding today’s Senate Finance Committee markup on trade legislation: “While the Club for Growth supports Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) in general, four amendments on today’s agenda are threats to free trade,” said Club for Growth President David McIntosh. “The Portman/Stabenow currency amendment has […]
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GOP’s Leadership on Free Trade
Free trade is an economic issue that is near and dear to us here at the Club, mainly because the benefits from freer trade are so strong, but also because it’s an issue that Democrats and Republicans alike either misunderstand or don’t care about. Therefore, we have a lot of work to do in order […]