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Corker hopes to attach 232 bill to defense legislation; Cornyn signals skepticism

June 05, 2018
Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) has eyed the National Defense Authorization Act as a vehicle to move legislation he is set to introduce this week to give Congress the ability to block the president from imposing Section 232 tariffs, but Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) warned on Tuesday that such an amendment could endanger the NDAA. Corker, who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told Inside U.S. Trade on Tuesday that “We probably will offer [the legislation] today or...

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