Iowa’s U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst responded to China’s second wave of tariffs targeting U.S. commodities, including soybeans, which were announced in retaliation to the Trump Administration’s tariffs on Chinese products.
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture candidates respond to the potential trade war with China and its potential impact on Iowa’s agricultural economy.
John Gustavsson: Donald Trump announced an intention to slap a 25 % tariff on steel imports, as well as a 10 % tariff on aluminum imports. This may very well be his worst idea yet – and that’s saying something!
Congressman David Young (R-Iowa): Iowans expect their government to advance policies making our agricultural economy healthier and heartland families stronger.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad was confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to China late Monday afternoon by the U.S. Senate on an 82 to 13 bipartisan vote.
Shane Vander Hart gives seven reasons why President-elect Donald Trump made a good choice appointing Iowa Governor Terry Branstad to be Ambassador to China.
China is a popular subject today. The country has been mentioned in most GOP debates, and one of the candidates – Mitt Romney – has made a point out of promising that with him as President, the 21st century will be “an american century” – ie, not a chinese one. China certainly looks threatening. With […]
Washington, DC: Congressman Steve King (IA-05) released the following video statement in response to President Obama’s decision to deny the permit to build the job creating Keystone XL pipeline: “If we block it, that oil will certainly go to China. It will enrich their economy,” said King. “It will starve ours and it’s clear that the President […]
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin spoke yesterday in Delhi, India for a conference organized by the Indian media group, India Today. You can watch the video here and see the transcript of her speech here. She hit on the themes of individual freedom and limited government. In her speech she said: So, it was there […]
1. Obama isn’t going to take anymore of McCain’s “guff”, John Mark Reynolds in a wonderfully snarky post points out that McCain has been taking guff all of his life. 2. From Crummy Church Signs – “Inhale faith. Exhale works.” I love the caption that he came up with to accompany this sign – “To […]