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Friday, December 15, 2017
Protectionism
America First

What Does ‘America First’ Mean For American Economic Interests?

The overwhelming majority of economists agree that prosperity requires countries to specialize in what they are good at producing, rather than trying to make and consume everything domestically. And the only way that specialization can work is if countries trade with one another and also allow a degree of capital and even labor mobility.

February 1, 2017
Rob Portman, Free Trade, Protectionism, Currency, Money, Bipartisan, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Manufacturing

New Front Opens In ‘Fast-Track’ Trade Fight

Senators on both sides of the aisle angle for currency protection as an amendment to Obama’s hardline free trade position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

April 29, 2015