Tariffs and tax policy remains a burning issue for US-Irish trade
The Taoiseach’s announcement on school closures and social distancing was the talking point of his Washington trip, but while Covid-19 dominates world headlines, Trump’s tariffs on the EU remain high on the business agenda
At an Ireland Funds fundraising dinner in Washington last week, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar pointed out that while much of the time, words don't matter, the words of Nancy Pelosi, the US House of Representatives Speaker, typically do. It was a good line, but it's not just who says things, it is what is said that matters.
The House Speaker’s words cited by the Taoiseach were significant because they signalled to the British that any trade...
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