The Hill: Free trade only works when fair trade is enforced

Originally Published in The Hill By Joe Patton

There has been a lot of discussion around global trade and America’s trading partners. What’s important to remember is that enforcing fair trade isn’t a partisan issue, and it’s not about scoring political points.

Fair trade is about free trade, and the United States has a right to promote free trade for its industries and workers and an obligation to enforce our international trade laws.

A perfect example of fair trade free of partisanship is the longstanding friction the United States has had on softwood lumber imports from Canada.

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