But Corker introduced the bill anyway. And the second-ranking Republican, Sen.
The president should lift steel and aluminum tariffs, drop proposed tariffs on China, and "avoid any new tariffs". Lawmakers are wary of a trade war, he said, but "we're not looking for a fight with the president". But that campaign slogan is at odds with Republicans' longstanding preference for free markets and open trade. The standoff is raising an uncomfortable question: If Republicans can't confront Trump on trade, can they challenge him on anything?
Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., said that he has not yet decided whether he'd support Corker's proposal. Even though at least seven Republicans have already signed on to Corker's measure, many Republicans on Capitol Hill who express concern about tariffs are hesitant to legislate oversight of the president.
"I'm all for cooperation, but if you look at the amount of work that we have to do, it's inconceivable to me that we can't use these weeks", said McConnell.
"We've had to file cloture ... to speed the [nomination] process up 101 times during President Trump's administration, to try to speed up the confirmation of his appointments", he said. He also said that the USA steel and aluminum industries have "been ravaged" by foreign trade policies, adding that "this is only the first step".
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Sen. Chris Van Hollen, the Democrat from Maryland who is the chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, is portraying the schedule change as an opportunity for legislating and messaging.
"But obviously the answer is he shouldn't, and no one is above the law", said Ryan, a leading member of Trump's Republican Party.
"Without a strong economy, you can't have a strong national security", Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said, giving the administration's justification for the tariffs. But that's a far cry from the full-month break senators were expecting. The text of this section is broad, and includes "substantial unemployment ... decrease in government revenue ... displacement of any domestic products by excessive imports" as valid threats to national security.
"It would allow teachers to get back to doing what they do best which is to teach kids, and students to learn without the pressure of these standardized tests looming over them", Jolene DiBrango, VP of NYSUT and former teacher from Rochester, said. "I hope my Democratic and Republican colleagues join this common-sense effort". The invoice would apply to all actions shifting ahead, in addition to these taken at any level inside the final two years. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, whose significant number of agricultural constituents could bear the brunt of retaliatory policies from allies and trading partners unhappy with the new tariffs.
Farm-state senators are particularly concerned about retaliatory tariffs that would close off foreign markets to pork and key crops like soybeans and corn. "We want to see the President succeed", said Sen.