Proactive Trade Policy
September 22, 2022
This week I participated in a Ways and Means Committee hearing on the future of our trade relationship with Taiwan.
The hearing explored opportunities provided by ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and Taiwan. In the midst of increased pressure from China through dialed-up military exercises and heavier tariffs, Taiwan is eager to strengthen ties with the U.S. and our democratic values.
Done right, expanding our trade relationship could be a win for American businesses and consumers, and a win for democracy. Alternatively, the consequences of sitting on the sidelines while China shapes...