U.S. Wins Canadian Dairy Dispute After Budd Letter to USTR

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Using the new enforcement mechanism created by the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a settlement panel investigating Canada’s dairy practices ruled in the United States’ favor and agreed that Canada’s restrictive tariff-rate quotas were harming U.S. dairy producers, many of whom are from North Carolina. Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a letter to the U.S. Trade Represent...

How to Reduce US Reliance on China

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Townhall op-ed from Rep. Budd https://townhall.com/capitol-voices/congressmantedbudd/2020/04/22/how-to-reduce-us-reliance-on-china-n2567400 As our nation battles the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to seriously rethink how reliant we are on China. Late last month, a Chinese Communist Party state-run media agency threatened to cut the U.S. off from key medical supplies. The agency proudly proclaimed tha...

Rep. Ted Budd Helps Introduce Bill to Reduce Reliance on China

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Washington, D.C. -- Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) introduced the Protecting our Pharmaceutical Supply Chain from China Act along with Reps. Mike Gallagher (R-WI), Liz Cheney (R-WY), and Elise Stefanik (R-NY). This legislation gives companies economic incentives to manufacture pharmaceuticals and medical devices in the U.S., makes it easier to know which country a drug came from by creating a list...

Rep. Ted Budd Joins President Trump at White House for USMCA Signing Ceremony

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Washington D.C. -- Today, U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) joined President Donald Trump at the White House for the signing ceremony of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Rep. Budd served on the USMCA Whip Team, gathering votes for the deal in the House. Rep. Budd released the following statement after the event: “I couldn’t be more proud that this landmark trade deal has been s...

U.S. Rep. Ted Budd Celebrates House Passage of the USMCA

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Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Ted Budd (NC-13) released the following statement after the House passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement: “I’m thrilled that the USMCA has finally passed the House. This landmark trade deal will generate a whole host of benefits including growing the economy by tens of billions of dollars, supporting hundreds of thousands of American job...

Got Trade? Dairy Farmers Stand to Gain From the USMCA

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Wall Street Journal – Op-ed from Rep. Ted Budd https://www.wsj.com/articles/got-trade-dairy-farmers-stand-to-gain-from-the-usmca-11576276775 The trade agreement negotiated in 2018 by the U.S., Mexico and Canada languished for more than a year as congressional Democrats pressed the Trump administration to extract concessions from Mexico on labor regulations and pharmaceutical patents. The amended U...

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