Barrasso talks soda ash, beef and human rights
U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) questioned Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, President Trump’s nominee to be the next U.S. ambassador to China, on soda ash, beef exports and human rights. The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations held Branstad’s confirmation hearing today.
On Soda Ash:
“Many U.S. industries experience a wide variety of concerns surrounding China’s trade policies and practices.
“As we’ve discussed in this Committee, soda ash continues to face unfair trade practices from China, from other countries.
“The United States is the most competitive supplier of soda a...