Sen. Sherrod Brown cites daily deficit figure as pricetag for NAFTA, China trade deals

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Sen. Sherrod Brown cites daily deficit figure as pricetag for NAFTA, China trade deals

Cleveland Plain Dealer – Congress may have no greater trade-agreement foe than Sherrod Brown, the Democratic U.S. senator from Ohio.

It’s not that he says selling cars, soap and widgets to foreign consumers is bad. It’s just that some foreign trading partners use their cheap labor and weak environmental and safety standards to sell cars, toys and widgets to Americans at prices that our domestic industries cannot match while, according to Brown, adopting policies that make it hard to sell America’s goods abroad.

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