Steelworker Union That Endorsed Biden Now Begging Him Not To End Trump’s Tariff On Foreign Steel

WTF did they endorse him in the 1st place??? Trump’s policies were the best thing to happen to the US steel industry in 40 years. They were building a brand new steel plant in PA (which has since been cancelled after Biden was installed).

U.S. steel industry groups and the United Steelworkers union on Wednesday urged President Joe Biden to keep in place the steel tariffs imposed three years ago, saying that lifting them now would undermine the industry’s viability.

In a letter to Biden just days after his chief trade negotiator struck a temporary tariff truce with the European Union, the groups argued that the “Section 232” national security tariffs imposed by former president Donald Trump have been a success, leading to $15.7 billion in new capacity investments.

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“Eliminating the steel tariffs now would undermine the viability of our industry,” wrote the heads of the American Iron and Steel Institute, the Steel Manufacturers Association, the United Steelworkers and other groups.




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