In February 2018, President Trump pledged to impose a 25% tariff on steel imports and a 10% tariff aluminum imports into the U.S. A tariff is a tax on imports or exports between countries. The proposed tariffs would increase the cost of aluminum and steel imports into the United States. In promoting the plan, Trump predicted that the tariffs would revive the U.S. steel and aluminum industries which were heavily concentrated in the industrial Midwest. Supporters of the tariffs argue that U.S. steel and aluminum manufacturers have been wiped out due to low-cost competition from foreign manufactu… Read more
No, a global free trade system is better for our businesses and consumers
Hamilton’s Fair Trade Act made importers pay their fair share of Taxes like domestic producers pay, this provides our treasury with funds to maintain our infrastructure. Plus, it creates scores of millions new jobs & Treasury Revenue.
when Soros and associates began to take US down, the 1st act was to take down our Fair trade system, which gave the worlds oligarchs trillions more for their slave made goods, who are also private shareholders of their FED, now after 60+ years later, small businesses have vanished in their vision of US as consumers of Their Slave made Trash, all that’s left… Read more
Yes, our country has been on the losing side of trade deals for too long
No, this will hurt our manufacturing businesses that rely on importing cheap resources to make their products
Yes, this will help create and save more jobs
Yes, but only to induce revenue, not to protect industries
Tariffs are a useful tool but must be implemented intelligently and applied after considering the specific conditions of the industry in question as well as the geopolitics that are related.
Yes,but only if other countries are taking advantage of the country.
Depends on the product(s)
Depends on what the product is and where it came from
Should be dependent on the product and if it’s readily available in the US or capable of being produced here for a reasonable price
Adjust taxes and tariffs to match the taxes of different exports
Yes, but adjust taxes and tariffs to match how countries tariff our exports
Only on certain countries
Yes, on countries that commit human rights abuses and fail to protect worker's rights.
Yes, but we must be careful with it. We cannot afford retaliation from other countries or risk sparking another trade war
Yes,but only if the country is been taken advantage of by other countries.
The current tariffs are sufficient.
No, tariffs damage the people around the world
Yes, and use the revenue to eliminate the income tax
Yes, but only for struggling industries in the US
Yes, but only for American industries that cannot keep up with consumer demand.
Yes, increasing tariffs would promote domestic industry and production allowing us to build up our infrastructure again. It could also help decrease the national debt level ever so slightly faster.
No, only increase tariffs for unfair trade deals
No, as long as it’s from a white country only. Ban imports from non-white countries.
Only when necessary to offset unfair tariffs /competition practices of other countries- response in kind should be the policy
No, unless we are dropping and losing so much drastically.
Strategic tariffs are always the way to go
Yes, US based companies are struggling to compete with cheap goods made by near slaves in other countries.
Yes, but only for countries that oppose us, such as China.
Yes, we need to reduce our debt
No, increase tariffs on China and other such countries but not universally
Yes, this will help create and save more jobs because our country has been on the losing side of trade deals for too long
Only to match countries that have tariffs or unfair trade practices on their end that hurt american businesses and are against free trade.
add from places like china
To nuanced a question to answer broafly.
Yes, the United States needs to become more self-sufficient and quit relying on other countries
I feel like I don't have enough information on this topic to make a decision.
Yes, but only from countries that are constantly attacking us (such as via hacking attempts by their government), such as China and Russia.
Yes but more for countries that have any unethical or human rights violations. Less or none for countries that do things ethically and sustainably.
No, but only because our nation has crippled its own production of goods.
Yes, Although it depends on the country
Not inherently, however, the Government should ban import of goods made by companies that abuse human rights, such as child labor or slave factories.
Entire economic reform is needed. This question is too basic.
NO they government needs to be more self efficient with every we use needs and goods.
No. The government should provide incentives to businesses and workers instead.
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