Ten Free-Market Groups Advise Trump to Reject Solar Tariffs

The Washington Examiner covers a coalition letter, signed by CEI, urging the Trump administration to reject a proposal to place tariffs on solar panel imports.

A group of 10 conservative groups are lobbying the White House to make sure President Trump rejects a proposal to place tariffs on solar panel imports.

“If trade restrictions are imposed, the cost of solar products in the United States could double, endangering tens of thousands of good-paying domestic jobs within the solar industry,” the conservative groups said in a letter sent to the president Thursday night.

The coalition, including the R Street Institute, American Legislative Exchange Council, Competitive Enterprise Institute, FreedomWorks, National Taxpayers Union, and others, point out to the president why approving tariffs would be an inappropriate move.

Read the full article at The Washington Examiner.