Tariff plan running into a lot of resistance in House

The House is running into a lot of resistance on a plan to enact tariffs (aka import tax) in its tax overhaul plan. President Donald Trump didn’t include it in his tax agenda, which was announced in April, but Texas Congressman Kevin Brady kept the tariff alive in the House Ways and Means Committee. Associated Press reports the import tax is probably on life support.
[Brady] still says it’s the best way to promote economic growth and domestic jobs, but he has softened his stance on alternatives.
“I’m still confident that we’re going to stay at the table until we solve that problem, which is how do we stop U.S. jobs from continuing to leave the United States,” Brady said. “We’re going to remain open to the best ideas on how we do that.”
On Tuesday, Brady proposed gradually phasing in the tax over five years to give corporations time to adjust.
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