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Matt Rosendale on Free Trade

 

 


Stop tolerating what China has been doing for decades

Q: Support President Trump's imposition of tariffs on Chinese steel & other products?

Matt Rosendale (R): Yes. "We've had a trade war going on for decades. now we have a president who said we're not going to tolerate it."

Jon Tester (D): No. "These tariffs are harming our state's top industries by creating market uncertainty & driving up costs."

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Montana Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

China is a cheater; need fairer free trade deal

China is a cheater who has been stealing our technology and intellectual property rights with no repercussions. I applaud President Trump for having the courage to stand up to China. We have every right to demand a better trade deal--a fair trade deal--that benefits our workers and our country. The President is an expert negotiator who I know will put America first and is starting his negotiations from a position of strength.
Source: Great Falls Tribune on 2020 Montana Senate race , May 21, 2018

Strongly pro-free enterprise, according to AFA survey.

Rosendale supports the AFA survey question on free enterprise

The AFA inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system'? Self-description: (American Family Association helps produce iVoterGuides): "Grounded in God; rooted in research"; they "thoroughly investigate candidates"; when they cannot "evaluate with confidence, they receive an 'Insufficient' rating" (& we exclude)

Source: AFA Survey 20AFA-14A on Sep 11, 2020

Anti-tariffs, according to PVS survey.

Rosendale supports the PVS survey question on trade barriers

Project Vote Smart inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Trade: Do you generally support removing barriers to international trade (for example: tariffs, quotas, etc.)?' PVS self-description: "The Political Courage Test provides voters with positions on key issues. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: PVS Survey 20PVS-13 on Sep 9, 2020

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