Required Reading – July 23 Afternoon Update

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:

Thomsen: Trump: ‘Ready to go’ with $500 billion in tariffs on China

“‘I’m not doing this for politics. I’m doing this to do this right thing for our country. We have been ripped off by China for a long time and I told that to President Xi,’ Trump said. Bloomberg reported that about $500 billion worth of Chinese goods were imported into the U.S. last year. […]  China has promised to retaliate for the latest round of tariffs and has filed a challenge with the World Trade Organization.”

Read more at The Hill.

White: These Are The Six Republicans Who Voted In Favor Of Carbon Taxes

“Three of the six Republicans lawmakers who voted Thursday against a House resolution opposing a carbon tax were from Florida and one of them is a prominent President Donald Trump supporter.Reps. Carlos Curbelo of Florida, Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, Trey Hollingsworth of Indiana, Francis Rooney of Florida, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, and Mia Love of Utah were the only Republicans to vote against the measure. But their opposition was offset by the seven Democrats who supported the measure.”

Read more at Daily Caller.

Dead Heat in Wisconsin: GOP Senate Primary Locked in Statistical Tie

“The Marquette poll suggested that Vukmir leads with 34 percent support and Nicholson has 32 percent, with a seven percent margin of error. […] The Wisconsin Senate Republican primary has quickly become a race between the establishment-backed Vukmir and the anti-establishment populist Nicholson.”

Read more at Breitbart.

Want news updates?

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.