Texas Republicans Criticize Trump’s Tariff Plan

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has also said he hopes the president’s plan never comes to fruition

Sen. Cornyn addresses the Senate on Oct. 10, chastising the president and Democrats for stalling bills to open portions of the federal government.

Texas' leading senator in Washington D.C. echoes the worries of other Texas Republicans that President Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum would be bad for the U.S. economy and ultimately spark a trade war.