Go Back   SZONE.US Forums > Current Events > News > Americans For Prosperity

Americans For Prosperity Americans for Prosperity (AFP) and Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFP Foundation) are committed to educating citizens about economic policy and mobilizing those citizens as advocates in the public policy process. AFP is an organization of grassroots leaders who engage citizens in the name of limited government and free markets on the local, state and federal levels. The grassroots members of AFP advocate for public policies that champion the principles of entrepreneurship and fiscal and regulatory restraint.

Americans For Prosperity

ICYMI: Grassley and his colleagues should restore oversight of tariff policy

Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread
Unread 10.01.19, 10:28 AM
@AFPhq @AFPhq is offline
Join Date: 04.09
Posts: 1,727
ICYMI: Grassley and his colleagues should restore oversight of tariff policy

10.01.19 08:44 AM

Americans for Prosperity President Tim Phillips | The Hill Tariffs, like taxes, are paid by the American people. The difference is that Congress votes on taxes. Although the Constitution grants the legislative branch the power “to regulate commerce with foreign nations”, over much of the past century Congress has delegated more and more authority over trade policy to the executive branch. … In response to the ongoing trade dispute, Congress might finally be getting back in the game. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley is drafting legislation designed to increase congressional accountability over tariff increases. … Overall, the metal tariffs increased the price of steel products by 9% last year, making everything from beer to boats to grills more expensive and forcing companies large and small to choose between raising prices, laying off workers, or absorbing the cost themselves (to the detriment of their owners and investors). … In the broader economy, the ripples are spreading. According to a study published earlier this year by the National Bureau of Economic Research, the administration’s trade wars were costing our nation’s businesses and consumers $3 billion and nearly $1.5 billion in lost efficiency per month by the end of 2018. Moody’s Analytics […]

The post ICYMI: Grassley and his colleagues should restore oversight of tariff policy appeared first on Americans for Prosperity.

Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 02:43 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©2007 - 20017 SZONE.US All rights reserved