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Trump’s NAFTA powers could hit a tariff wall

November 16, 2017, Politico

John Veroneau participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Washington International Trade Association and is quoted in this Politico article discussing whether President Trump has authority to abolish NAFTA. According to Veroneau, the Constitution clearly gives Congress jurisdiction over tariffs, even if the White House shares some powers on trade, so Trump would be out of bounds if he tried to raise tariffs above the WTO levels.

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