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Trade war escalation receives additional opposition

Senate votes overwhelmingly in support of more congressional oversight of national security tariffs.

The Trump Administration’s approach of applying tariffs in the name of national security or to balance trade deficits with world trading partners continues to come under fire. On Tuesday, the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) Office said it will be exploring an additional $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods, and the following day, the Senate showed its dismay with the action by overwhelmingly voting in favor of a bill that would require more congressional oversight of

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