BREAKING: Joe Biden Has Secret Spies In GOP – Helping Advance China…

American voters overwhelmingly say they support more tariffs on China-made products, yet a few Senate Republicans and President Joe Biden are continuing to cut United States tariffs on China.

“Sens. Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Todd Young (IN) are reportedly working to ensure that U.S. tariffs on China are reduced as part of the Senate version of the America COMPETES Act. Those tariff-cutting provisions have been opposed by Sens. Tom Cotton (R-AR), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Josh Hawley (R-MO), all of whom represent the party’s populist wing,” reports Breitbart News.

Politico reports:

Republicans are pushing to approve the Senate version of the legislation, which would roll back some of Trump’s tariffs on China — something the Biden administration has been reluctant to do. And they’re threatening to pull their support for the legislation entirely if certain House trade proposals are approved by the conference committee currently negotiating the final text.

Given that the final legislation will ultimately need GOP votes to get through the Senate, that gives the more traditional, pro-trade wing of the party the upper hand in the negotiations — bucking protectionist impulses that have been on the rise in both parties in recent years.

The Senate bill “needs to be the foundation” of what comes out of the conference committee, said Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Mike Crapo (Idaho), who crafted the Senate trade title with committee Chair Ron Wyden (Ore.) and has called for a more “thoughtful” application of Trump’s China tariffs.

He was echoed by Sen. Todd Young (Ind.), the lead GOP sponsor of the China legislation in the Senate, who said the final product would have to “resemble fairly closely the Senate bill in order to retain Republican support.”

“The U.S.-China Business Council — representing the nation’s largest multinational corporations that make their products in China, including the Coca-Cola Company, Bank of America, Amazon, and the Walt Disney Company — is lobbying for the U.S. tariff cuts in the Senate version of the bill,” reported Breitbart News.

“In doing so, Senate Republicans would be hugely aiding Biden, who has attempted to skate between the free trade wing of his party and the economic populists in his administration,” according to Breitbart.

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