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Jared Polis blasts Biden’s tariffs on products made in China

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Jared Polis blasts Biden’s tariffs on products made in China



President Joe Biden is moving to massively increase tariffs on various goods made in China and has announced a whopping 100% tariff on electric vehicles made in that country.

“To encourage China to eliminate its unfair trade practices regarding technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation, the President is directing increases in tariffs across strategic sectors such as steel and aluminum, semiconductors, electric vehicles, batteries, critical minerals, solar cells, ship-to-shore cranes, and medical products,” a White House press release states.

But the president’s move has earned pushback from Democratic Colorado Gov. Jared Polis.

‘Tariffs are a direct, regressive tax on Americans and this tax increase will hit every family.’

“I just imposed a series of tariffs on goods made in China: 25% on steel and aluminum, 50% on semiconductors, 100% on EVs, And 50% on solar panels. China is determined to dominate these industries. I’m determined to ensure America leads the world in them,” a tweet on the @POTUS X account reads.

In response to the post, Polis tweeted, “This is horrible news for American consumers and a major setback for clean energy. Tariffs are a direct, regressive tax on Americans and this tax increase will hit every family.”

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