• Rebuking Trump can be risky - so Republicans take to congressional hearings to berate administration officials on trade

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Republicans are by and large against the trade policies that President Donald Trump has implemented over the past several months, worrying they will hurt economic gains.
    But in a new era in which enraging the president can be politically dangerous, GOP lawmakers have taken to congressional committee hearings with White House officials to berate them and air their grievances.
    But utilizing legislative power to rein in executive authority on trade is at a standstill in Congress.
    WASHINGTON - A new theme is developing on Capitol Hill.
    In an era in which swearing fealty to President Donald...
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