Ernst says tariffs need to end

Ernst says tariffs need to end
Senator Joni Ernst

Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst last week called on President Donald Trump to lift steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico in order to expedite passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

“We need to reinforce to the administration, we want this deal to be done, so let’s go ahead and remove these tariffs,” Ernst said during a trade roundtable at Kinze Manufacturing in Williamsburg. “If there is a deal in place and the USMCA is essentially done, then the tariffs need to be lifted.”

She said trade has been a topic at every stop on her 99-county tour as farmers...

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