Frustrated US lawmakers threaten acti...

Frustrated US lawmakers threaten action on Trump's tariffs

There are 22 comments on the The Galveston County Daily News story from Thursday Jul 19, titled Frustrated US lawmakers threaten action on Trump's tariffs. In it, The Galveston County Daily News reports that:

Lawmakers are losing patience with the Trump administration's reliance on tariffs to win trade disputes and are talking increasingly about legislative action to protect U.S. jobs. A senior Republican senator has threatened legislation to curb President Donald Trump's trade actions, and other senators joined him on Wednesday in promising a complementary bill.

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anonymous

Atlanta, GA

#1 Thursday Jul 19
Are you concerned for the sweatshop jobs or the empty suit jobs for overpaid, eldest child, arm twisters.
Used to be a Democrat

Salem, MA

#2 Thursday Jul 19
Ya, why give it time to work? It will only help Americans, and there are enough in both parties that donít understand economics.
Look no further then the two Senators from Massachusetts. One taught one course at Harvard, the other was an ice cream truck driving before these two bozos won elections in Massachusetts.

All you have to do in Massachusetts to win an election, is proclaim that you hate corporations, and successful people, and promise free stuff for the lazy.
anonymous

New York, NY

#3 Thursday Jul 19
How much time to we give corporations to take their money overseas and see if that works?

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#4 Thursday Jul 19
anonymous wrote:
How much time to we give corporations to take their money overseas and see if that works?
Good point. How much time do we give corporations to BRING BACK all the overseas factories and money that left between 2009 and 20017?
spud

Easton, PA

#5 Thursday Jul 19
Orin Hatch is a Koch bothers style, neocon POS. We're glad to be getting rid of him but we hope he doesn't have a clone of himself ready to plug into that spot. Don't forget this freak was in tight with McCain, Kennedy and Graham on some of the worst amnesties and give aways to ever exist. Hatch sucks. He's the ultimate insider sellout.
WORDS

Melbourne, FL

#6 Friday Jul 20
Used to be a Democrat wrote:
Ya, why give it time to work? It will only help Americans, and there are enough in both parties that donít understand economics.
Look no further then the two Senators from Massachusetts. One taught one course at Harvard, the other was an ice cream truck driving before these two bozos won elections in Massachusetts.

All you have to do in Massachusetts to win an election, is proclaim that you hate corporations, and successful people, and promise free stuff for the lazy.
ya --> you

then --> at that time; at the time in question OR after that; next; afterward

YEAH --> yes

THAN --> introducing the second element in a comparison OR used in expressions introducing an exception or contrast
Something is Wrong

Peabody, MA

#7 Friday Jul 20
RustyS wrote:
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Good point. How much time do we give corporations to BRING BACK all the overseas factories and money that left between 2009 and 20017?
I think it would be great if Trump and family lead by example with their manufacturing currently being done in China.

It would be another bonus if Trump would hire Americans to work at his Clubs.
Let Freedom Ring

United States

#9 Friday Jul 20
WORDS wrote:
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ya --> you

then --> at that time; at the time in question OR after that; next; afterward

YEAH --> yes

THAN --> introducing the second element in a comparison OR used in expressions introducing an exception or contrast
Will there be a test?
ardith

Tampa, FL

#10 Friday Jul 20
Trump wants to destroy our country and he is doing it...thanks to Putin who feeds him all his bad and cruel ideas.

Since: Oct 08

Atlanta, GA

#11 Friday Jul 20
bring back jobs to America, stuff like the old Triangle Shirt Factory, they knew how to run a biz.
jjeeeeeeeeeezzzz zzzzz

Melbourne, FL

#12 Friday Jul 20
inbred Genius wrote:
bring back jobs to America, stuff like the old Triangle Shirt Factory, they knew how to run a biz.
You want to create factories and set them on fire? You are a nasty human.

Since: Oct 08

Atlanta, GA

#13 Friday Jul 20
jjeeeeeeeeeezzzzzzzzz wrote:
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You want to create factories and set them on fire? You are a nasty human.
the insurance money.......jewish lightning......aint you a biz man?
Memo Sanction

Peabody, MA

#14 Saturday Jul 21
inbred Genius wrote:
bring back jobs to America, stuff like the old Triangle Shirt Factory, they knew how to run a biz.
Not funny.

Since: Oct 08

Atlanta, GA

#15 Saturday Jul 21
Memo Sanction wrote:
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Not funny.
funny
jjeeeeeeeeeezzzz zzzzz

Melbourne, FL

#16 Monday Jul 23
inbred Genius wrote:
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the insurance money.......jewish lightning......aint you a biz man?
You are a nasty human.

Since: Oct 08

Atlanta, GA

#17 Monday Jul 23
jjeeeeeeeeeezzzzzzzzz wrote:
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You are a nasty human.
thank you, you are too kind.
ardith

Tampa, FL

#18 Monday Jul 23
By the way, wages are lower and work days are longer, thanks to all those tax cuts. Not for management, wages are lower for the real workers.

Since: Oct 08

Atlanta, GA

#19 Monday Jul 23
ardith wrote:
By the way, wages are lower and work days are longer, thanks to all those tax cuts. Not for management, wages are lower for the real workers.
open your own biz and pay yourself whatever you want to. but remember, you gotta work hard, to pay your bills, collect from your customers, and deal with the dozens of govt agencies that are roadblocks to being able to be in biz.
Impeach the Creep

Beaver Dam, WI

#20 Monday Jul 23
inbred Genius wrote:
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open your own biz and pay yourself whatever you want to. but remember, you gotta work hard, to pay your bills, collect from your customers, and deal with the dozens of govt agencies that are roadblocks to being able to be in biz.
I prefer the tRump way:

Be born rich and hold those that werenít in utter contempt.

So much easier.

Just donít ask to see my tax returns....
Faith

Sioux Falls, SD

#21 Monday Jul 23
These "frustrated Lawmakers" are the inhabitants of the swamp Mr. Trump is trying to drain.
So obviously they'll be frustrated at the prospect !

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