From Inside U.S. Trade’s Daily Report:

On Friday, the conservative R Street Institute sent a letter to Lighthizer and the leaders of the House Ways & Means and Senate Finance committees expressing concern about what it called “unrealistic demands” being pushed by the U.S.

“Recent calls to increase automobile [rules of origin] thresholds (an 85 percent North American content requirement with a 50 percent American-made requirement) would only harm auto manufacturers and ensure that manufacturers use fewer American-made parts,” the institute wrote.

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