Senators try to use farm bill to reel in Trump’s trade strategy


A group of bipartisan Senators is trying to attach an amendment to the Farm Bill that would require Congressional authority before the President can impose tariffs in the name of national security.

Republican Senator Patrick Toomey of Pennsylvania says President Trump has gone too far, is harming the economy and fundamentally, Congress has a responsibility take back its authority.  “The ag community is more adversely effected by the retaliation against these ill-conceived tariffs than any other sector of the economy that I can think of. 

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