• May 9, 2021

Tags : trump tariffs

U.S., Mexico Reach Partial Agreement to Resolve Trade Conflict, a

Trump administration officials reached a partial accord with Mexico on the terms of a new North American trade deal, including a provision that would require more auto manufacturing in high-wage factories, according to three people briefed on the agreement. The deal is the most significant step toward a new agreement since talks with Mexico and Canada […]Read More

Reaction to Monday’s NAFTA Deal

The following are comments from local, state and national leaders, and groups regarding Monday morning’s North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) preliminary agreement. Cornyn Statement on U.S.-Mexico Trade Announcement ‘Millions of jobs in Texas depend on an updated NAFTA, and it’s important that we get this right.’ WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released […]Read More

Trump Administration Will Aid Farmers Hurt by Trade War. Some

The Trump administration on Tuesday announced up to $12 billion in emergency aid for farmers impacted by the president’s trade war — which came as welcome relief for Texas farmers who were afraid the tariffs would hurt their business. But some Texas lawmakers have criticized the move and called on the president to end the tariffs. President Donald Trump issued […]Read More

Administration Announces Aid to Help Farmers Hurt by Tariffs

Texas farmers and ranchers impacted by retaliatory tariffs welcomed the temporary relief measures announced Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). A robust trade market, however, is still the ultimate goal, according to the president of the state’s largest farm and ranch organization. “This short-term funding will help farmers and ranchers who rely on […]Read More

Abbott to Trump: Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Will Harm Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott urged President Donald Trump in a letter Thursday to reconsider his tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum, arguing the imported metals are vital to the growth of Texas’ economy. In the letter, Abbott praised his fellow Republican for guiding the country to a time of increased job creation and thriving agriculture, technology and energy […]Read More