Trump's 2018 tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum affected $761 million of American steel imports from India and $382 million of aluminum imports.
The founders weren't exactly free traders.
Trump is headed to the G20 Summit in Japan next week, during which he plans to meet with China's Xi Jinping to discuss trade tensions face-to-face.
Instead of trying to get China to change, we must lessen the dominance of big American corporations over policy.
Representatives noted a point that the Trump administration has sought to deny: that the cost of tariffs will be passed on to businesses and consumers.
"How much does the case for easing rest on worries about the economy that reflect the trade war? I think the short answer is a lot," David Wessel told Newsweek.
"The president is perfectly happy with continuing the tariff movements that we've already announced, as well as imposing the new ones that he has temporarily suspended," Ross said.
Individuals visiting the booth said they would prefer to use something other than a hammer, apparently in an expression of frustration over the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China.
"If the United States only wants to escalate trade frictions, we will resolutely respond and fight to the end."
Senator Ron Johnson said that trade disputes needed to be resolved in order to "bring certainty back to the economy."
The 5 percent tax on all goods imported from Mexico was set to go into effect on Monday.
"You could easily find the American economy in a recession, certainly before the election," Robert Reich said during an appearance on MSNBC Friday.
Fox Business Network's Trish Regan and China Global Television Network's Liu Xin are facing off on Wednesday to argue for their respective countries on tariffs and technology.
"One in five jobs in Iowa is tied directly to trade," Senator Joni Ernst said. "Most of that is around the farming sector, our agricultural sector. So it is very tense times."
"Bannon is addicted to the rhetoric of general war on China," the Global Times newspaper said.
"While the aid package will help farmers pay their bills, this is not a long-term solution to the damages caused by lost markets," the Illinois Farm Bureau said.
The legislation would force the government to seize financial assets and revoke or deny visas of individuals involved in expansionary Chinese policy.
"It is dangerous when presidents write their own laws, impose their own taxes, spend money how they want and Congress looks the other way," Andrew Napolitano, Fox News' senior judicial analyst, said.
"This is survival at this point. I mean, for a lot of operations it is a survival thing," Iowa farmer Robert Ewoldt said.
"The perception that China cannot bear it is a fantasy and misjudgment," an op-ed in The Global Times argued.
Wei Jianguo said the U.S. will face "problems of a historic nature" if it does not change course.
"In fact, both sides will pay in these things," National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow argued.
President Donald Trump raised the tariff on $200 billion of imports from China amid frustrated trade talks between Washington and Beijing.
The president is escalating his trade war with China and says he will raise tariffs, but farmers under pressure are voicing concerns, according to Republican senators.
Economic analysts, including the White House's own adviser, appeared baffled by President Donald Trump's China tariff claim Sunday that China — and not U.S. companies — are paying billions in tariff costs.
Former President Jimmy Carter said Trump was worried that "China is getting ahead of us," and he suggested the president was right to be concerned.
"At this moment, patience is probably the most important thing," the editorial in The Global Times said.
In March, 129,000 private sector jobs were added, falling far below the 173,000 expected.