It is not likely to go well for proponents of such tariffs. Per POLITICO trade ace Doug Palmer, all but one of the scheduled witnesses will testify AGAINST the tariffs. The U.S. automotive industry almost uniformly opposes the tariffs.
Republican lawmakers also hate the idea and are mounting a bi-partisan effort to block them, led by Sens. Doug Jones (D-Ala.) and Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.). Both states feature lots of automobile plants.