Video: Trump, Mexico president meet to discuss new U.S., Mexico, Canada trade deal
Clark Packard

From WREG:

But some experts, like The R Street Institute trade lawyer Clark Packard, say with or without the pandemic, the USMCA won’t change much for most Americans.

“USMCA looks a lot…

, Washington Examiner
Agriculture support should be temporary and targeted, just like all other federal coronavirus aid
Jonathan Bydlak & Clark Packard

One of the underappreciated aspects of the federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic is the degree to which various interests have succeeded in obtaining additional funding for favored programs….

, National Review
Will Congress Rein in Tariff Abuse?
Clark Packard & Halie Craig

Last week, the Supreme Court declined to hear arguments in a case filed by American steel importers challenging the constitutionality of the Trump administration’s 25 percent tariffs on foreign…

, CATO Institute
Supply Chains and Interdependence: Is this Really a Problem that Needs Solving?
Clark Packard

From CATO Institute:

A recent study from Clark Packard and Bill Watson from the R Street Institute shows that the United States is not overly reliant on China for finished pharmaceuticals and…

, Washington Examiner
Ending tariffs would save taxpayers billions in unnecessary farm subsidies
Clark Packard

With much of the world still reeling from the outbreak of COVID-19 and justifiable outrage over the death of George Floyd, an under-the-radar but troubling report details how recent farm subsidies…

PBOA News – June 2020
Clark Packard & Bill Watson

From PBOA:

R Street – Resisting Protectionism in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain – by Chris Packard and Bill Watson

, Politico
Lawmakers unveil bill to boost semiconductor production
Clark Packard

From Politico:

FREE TRADE GROUPS PAN DRUG SUPPLY CHAIN PROPOSALS: A pair of market-oriented policy groups, the American Action Forum and R Street, released new papers on Wednesday criticizing…

Protectionism Won’t Protect American Access to Pharmaceuticals
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (June 10, 2020) – Over the last several years, hawkish politicians in the United States have argued that we are too dependent on adversarial countries like China for a number of…

Resisting Protectionism in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
Clark Packard & Bill Watson

Over the last several years, hawkish politicians in the United States have argued that we are too dependent for a number of important products on adversarial  countries like China. Since the…

USTR Should Proceed With Caution on Digital Services Tax
Clark Packard

While attentions focused on the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and the protests following the death of George Floyd, the United States last week made a significant under-the-radar announcement. The…