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Anything Congress Can Do, Trump Can Do Better

by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
MishTalk

Concern over tariffs erupted in Congress today. Republicans are openly feuding with Trump. I offer a musical tribute.

Yesterday, Trump imposed tariffs on another $200 billion of goods from China. Today Republican infighting broke out.

Please consider Senate Takes Step to Assert Power on Trade.

Senators voted Wednesday, 88-11, to instruct the lawmakers appointed to iron out differences with the House over a spending bill to also insert a provision giving a role to Congress when the executive branch decides to impose tariffs on the basis of national-security concerns.

“We have to rein in an abuse of presidential authority and to restore Congress’s constitutional authority in this regard,” said Sen. Jeff Flake (R., Ariz.), one of the authors of the measure.

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