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Amy McGrath on Free Trade

 

 


Pulling out of Trans-Pacific Partnership cost us influence

I support current efforts at trade agreements, not trade wars, because these agreements give us leverage and a common goal and can foster stable relations. When the U.S. pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, we lost strategic and economic influence in the Pacific and created a vacuum that China is all too eager to fill. It is critical that we work with our allies and partners in the region to counter China's advances and ensure the region remains democratic and focused on human rights.
Source: 2020 Kentucky Senate campaign website AmyMcGrath.com , Jun 30, 2020

No reason for tariffs against NATO allies

I fought alongside our NATO allies in Afghanistan (we still do). We all should reject notion that these nations are somehow now a national security threat. It's a lame excuse for Trump's idiotic tariffs.

[President Trump threatened tariffs against Europe and Canada, our NATO allies, to push for their raising their contributions to the NATO military alliance].

Source: Twitter posting on 2018 Kentucky 6th District House race , Jun 3, 2018

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