Daily Beast: Chuck Schumer Pleads With the Government to Save Local Newspapers From Trump’s Tariffs


The Senate minority leader provided more testimony warning about imposed tariffs that have affected local newspapers.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) urged a federal agency last week to reconsider tariffs placed on newsprint that have wreaked havoc on local papers and threatened their long-term survival.

In a letter to the International Trade Commission, the Democratic Minority Leader—who noted that he is a hawk on trade— joined the bipartisan push to urge the reversal of the Trump administration’s tariffs.

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