Brown calls for crackdown on China manipulating its currency

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Brown calls for crackdown on China manipulating its currency

The Hill – Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) has called on Congress to do something about China manipulating its currency after it was reported on Wednesday that the U.S. trade deficit with the Asian country widened to more than $26 billion in June, the largest imbalance since October 2008.

"Congress has tools to address currency manipulation and we're prepared to stand up for workers and manufacturers who continue to play by the rules while their Chinese competitors do not," he said in prepared remarks.

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