Skip to comments.Republican Lawmakers Fail to Accept Popularity of Trumpís Tariffs Among GOP Voters, Conservatives
Posted on 07/05/2018 12:17:55 AM PDT by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch
For decades, the Republican Party and Democrats have been largely aligned on promoting job-killing multinational free trade deals like NAFTA and KORUS, both of which aided in opening up overseas markets for multinational companies to outsource their American manufacturing jobs to countries like Mexico, leaving millions of Americans laid off in the process.
If Trump had not immediately stopped the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement when he took office, economists estimated that not only would the elimination of millions of American jobs have occurred, but U.S. wages would have been further depleted.
American workers have repeatedly praised Trumps tariffs and thanked him personally for ending the promotion of multinational free trade by the U.S.
Republican lawmakers are sticking to their globalist free trade agenda and opposing President Trumps America First tariffs despite the popularity the tariffs have with GOP voters and conservatives. Trump, most recently, has put protective tariffs on imported goods and materials such as steel, aluminum, washing machines, Canadian lumber, electronics from China, and solar panels in an effort to boost American industries and protect American workers jobs.
In the latest Harvard/Harris Poll, 83 percent of Republican voters say they support tariffs on imported products like automobiles and electronics. Additionally, 81 percent of conservatives said they too supported tariffs, along with 61 percent of Americans living in rural communities.
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"From this moment on, Americanism NOT GLOBALISM, will be our credo" We the People, are proud we elected Donald J. Trump 45th President of the United States.....(and not Jeb Bush)
They’d rather have the approval of the Chamber and the Koch brothers.
FAIR TRADE is easy to understand and sell.
Not “fair” but equitable trade. The fair trade movement is a socialist virtue signaling scheme
Very, very, very good post.
Says it all.
In before the GOPe country club membership awakens.
Perhaps their lobbies do not like equitable trade policies. You know, they are looking out for themselves and not, “We, the people.”
Evidently they are still sleeping off their Bloody Marys.
Both parties(uni-party) aligned against the American people.
We reaffirm our belief in the protective tariff to extend needed protection to our productive industries. We believe in protection as a national policy, with due and equal regard to all sections and to all classes. It is only by adherence to such a policy that the well being of the consumers can be safeguarded that there can be assured to American agriculture, to American labor and to American manufacturers a return to perpetrate American standards of life. A protective tariff is designed to support the high American economic level of life for the average family and to prevent a lowering to the levels of economic life prevailing in other lands.
In the history of the nation the protective tariff system has ever justified itself by restoring confidence, promoting industrial activity and employment, enormously increasing our purchasing power and bringing increased prosperity to all our people.
GOPe country club membership awakens == Free Traitors
Good Lord man, only a heathen would drink Bloodys in the evening.
We CC types may have one at brunch but after noon it's strictly scotch or G&Ts.
The cost of tariffs have not hit yet. Once price increases and job losses hit, they will not be remain popular with the base because they will be the ones most affected. Trade and tariff wars do not end well for all involved.
BS, our tariffs increase US employment. They decease Chinese employment. That is how it works.
What Free Traitors want you to believe is that the supply function is static and no new domestic suppliers will EVER come on line. Despite their best efforts brand new factories are still being built in the USA all the time. Not as many as are closed mind you but the situation is dynamic and not static. With more domestic supply will mean pressure to reduce prices.
You Free Traitors never give up your lies.
Today U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue announced another campaign to protect and defend his Wall Street contributors against initiatives that benefit Main Street U.S.A. This is not the first time, and unfortunately it will likely not be the last time.
For a great historic reference consider THIS ARTICLE from 2014; when the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced their direct attack against the Tea Party backed candidates that threatened to remove the massive lobbying power of Tom Donohue’s corrupt officials. That 2014 reference point has two parts. I strongly urge anyone who would defend the U.S. CoC approach to read both.
The overwhelming majority of economic punditry and opinion come from salespeople on the purchased payroll, direct and indirect, of the chamber. It is one of the most, check that, it is the most corrupt and abusive enterprise in the history of our nation. They are pulling out a very familiar playbook.
(Reuters) – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday denounced President Donald Trump’s handling of a global trade dispute, issuing a report that argued the tariffs imposed by Washington and retaliation by its partners would boomerang badly on the American economy.
The Chamber, the nation’s largest business lobby group and a traditional ally of Trump’s Republican Party, argued the White House is risking a global trade war with the push to protect U.S. industry and workers with tariffs.
The group’s analysis of the potential hit each U.S. state may take from retaliation by U.S. trading partners painted a gloomy picture that could increase pressure on the White House from Republicans ahead of congressional elections in November.
[…] The Chamber is expected to spend millions of dollars ahead of the November elections to help candidates who back free trade, immigration and lower taxes. It has already backed candidates who share those goals in Republican primaries. (read more)
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce consists of a massive multinational DC lobbying group that four consecutive administrations’ have allowed to write the actual language in U.S. trade deals and trade negotiations. Bush, Clinton, Clinton, Bush, Bush, Obama, Obama all gave the U.S. Chamber of Commerce the keys to the U.S. economy, and walked away. The U.S. middle-class was nearly destroyed in the process.
CTH has stood alone, for years, against the insufferable horde of CoC political mouthpieces and their media conscripts. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is at the corrupt center of almost every scheme that fund the Deep Swamp to the detriment of our nation. They are the most vile and insidious UniParty group of lobbyists in Washington DC.
Until Donald Trump came along, they held virtually unlimited power over the U.S. economy. The Chamber is a cancer; and any politician who associates with that abhorrent group should be excised from existence with extreme prejudice.
The Leftist Media is in a frenzy today. Yesterday, the corporate hog farmers were featured in the anti-Trump message for the 4th. Today, here are some headlines designed to energize the anti-Trump crowd-—
“””Caught In Tariff War, U.S. Distillers Fear Losing Out On Global Whiskey Boom”””
“””Northwest Ranchers Have Beef With Trump’s Trade Wars, But Still Support Him”””
“””Here’s the Decimation a Trump Trade War Could Bring to the Global Economy”””
Republican Lawmakers Fail to Accept Many Things the American People Favor
George W. Bush Jan 2001: 4.2% Jan 2009: 7.8% Donald J. Trump Jan 2017: 4.8% May 2018: 3.8%
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