This on foot of reports that:
President Donald Trump reportedly wants to yank the US out of the World Trade Organization, a move that would upend the decades-old international trading order.
Jonathan Swan at the news website Axios cited an anonymous source Friday as saying Trump had repeatedly asked his advisers about pulling the US out of the WTO and had said the rest of the world used the organization to “screw the United States.”
What would it look like? Not great it seems.
Trump would need congressional approval to pull the US out of the WTO, something he is unlikely to receive.
And one other source notes:
What’s more, lawmakers familiar with the bill do not seem keen on it, and ultimately any bill would need to be approved by Congress. Legislative Affairs Director Marc Short…
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