NTD News Today Full Broadcast (April 17)

by EditorR

One hundred members of the U.S. Senate were sworn in as jurors for the impeachment trial of Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas on April 17. The Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House of Representatives on Feb. 13 and officially read in the Senate chamber on Tuesday. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said he’ll allow floor debate on the articles but called for a dismissal of the charges.

President Joe Biden will propose a boost in tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from China, a move viewed as a strategic one to increase support among blue-collar voters for the 2024 election. The president will ask the United States Trade Representative to consider tripling the existing 301 tariff rate on Chinese steel and aluminum as part of a four-year review. He’s expected to announce this request during his visit to the United Steelworkers headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

A Boeing whistleblower has raised concerns about the company’s 787 Dreamliner aircraft, warning that the plane’s quality issues will make it “fall apart.” Sam Salehpour, a quality engineer at Boeing who has worked with the company for fifteen years, is scheduled to testify on the aircraft manufacturer’s quality issues during a Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing.

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