President Joe Biden travels to Ohio on Wednesday, even as his administration prepares to lift some economic tariffs imposed on China.
The president is expected to travel to Cleveland to talk about the growth of the economy and speak at local Ironworker Training Center 17.
Recent reports indicate that the president has an act As soon as this week to raise billions of dollars in tariffs on goods made in China shipped to the United States.
Companies have campaigned extensively to get Biden to raise tariffs, citing record inflation as a reason to do so.
Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH), who is running for the Ohio Senate, criticized the president in June for even considering the idea.
“Abandoning a communist government that has made its decades-old mission to undermine American manufacturing the way we lower costs,” he wrote on social media. “It’s these kinds of irresponsible trade policies that got us here in the first place.”
are you kidding me? Abandoning a communist government that made its decades-long mission to undermine American industrialization is not the way we cut costs. These kinds of irresponsible trade policies are what got us here in the first place. https://t.co/n8Oovkgfog
Congressman Tim Ryan (@RepTimRyan) June 14, 2022
Ryan, however, previously opposing Trump’s tariffs on China. In 2018, he criticized Trump for inflicting “maximum damage to the US economy for little gain”.
White House Press Secretary Karen Jean-Pierre He said No decision on tariffs was made on Tuesday, but he criticized former President Donald Trump for imposing tariffs on China “in such an arbitrary way, in a non-strategic way.”
“We — we want to make sure we have the right approach,” she said.
Joe Biden announced a 24-month tariff exemption on solar panels from four Southeast Asian countries suspected of being made in China. https://t.co/gUxQON8NNE
– Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) June 8, 2022
Trump criticized Biden in a statement about his plan to raise tariffs, calling the idea “the greatest gift” to China.
“The removal of these tariffs would be a clear signal that the United States is weak, ineffective and business as usual,” he wrote.