Biden-Trump protectionist policies are bad for the economy and don’t accomplish their supposed aims.
Punishing trading partners based on their environmental policies would be ineffective and economically destructive.
Or would they harm the economy at home and fail to spark their intended reforms?
Tariffs on steel are a bipartisan folly that costs jobs. It’s time to get rid of them.
Expect to hear more of the same failed industrial policy in Joe Biden’s address to Congress tonight.
Introducing tariffs, such as border carbon adjustments, to the climate negotiating table is both unwise and unproductive.
Tariffs may be here to stay — and reckoning with their advantages is better than dogmatic opposition.
Lighthizer cautioned the Biden administration against lifting tariffs or moving to a ‘multilateral’ strategy for engaging with China.