Republicans are going all out to try to stop Trump’s new economic policy


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  • More than 100 House Republicans wrote a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to rethink his proposed tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum.
  • They join a growing chorus of Republican lawmakers urging the president to change his mind on the tariffs.

House Republicans are stepping up their campaign to stop or alter President Donald Trump’s most recent economic policy announcement: broad-based tariffs on imports of aluminum and steel.

More than 100 House Republicans sent a letter to Trump on Wednesday urging him to soften the blow of the recently announced tariffs, which are taxes on imports, and instead target China directly with trade action.

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