GOP rep to introduce bill to curtail Trump's trade powers
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Rep. Mike GallagherMichael (Mike) John GallagherHillicon Valley: 'Fortnite' owner sues Apple after game is removed from App Store | Federal agencies seize, dismantle cryptocurrency campaigns of major terrorist organizations Lawmakers introduce bill designating billion to secure state and local IT systems Congress has a shot at correcting Trump's central mistake on cybersecurity MORE (R-Wis.) is slated to introduce a bill on Monday that would limit President TrumpDonald John TrumpHR McMaster says president's policy to withdraw troops from Afghanistan is 'unwise' Cast of 'Parks and Rec' reunite for virtual town hall to address Wisconsin voters Biden says Trump should step down over coronavirus response MORE's authority to impose certain tariffs.

Under the legislation, the president would be required to obtain congressional approval before levying tariffs "in the interest of national security."

Lawmakers would be provided with a 60-day window to review the president's proposals. Legislation aimed at approving the requests would also have the ability to be fast-tracked through both chambers, ensuring an opportunity for debate and passage.

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The measure — which already has a companion bill introduced by Republican Sens. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerHas Congress captured Russia policy? Tennessee primary battle turns nasty for Republicans Cheney clashes with Trump MORE (Tenn.) and Pat ToomeyPatrick (Pat) Joseph ToomeyAppeals court rules NSA's bulk phone data collection illegal Dunford withdraws from consideration to chair coronavirus oversight panel GOP senators push for quick, partial reopening of economy MORE (Pa.) that has garnered bipartisan support — would be retroactive for the past two years and apply to all tariffs that fall under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962.

The Senate version of the legislation has received strong pushback from the White House, with Trump urging Corker not to move forward with the bill.

The introduction in the House comes amid Republicans' concern over Trump's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum with three of the U.S.'s largest trading partners —the European Union, Canada and Mexico — in an attempt to negotiate better trade deals. The administration also recently imposed a 25 percent tariff on roughly $34 billion of Chinese imports.

Critics of Trump's call for higher tariffs fear a trade war would be detrimental to the country's economy and foreign relations.