The group, led by Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts, points to the administration's announcement Tuesday that it will provide $12 billion in emergency relief to help American farmers hurt by foreign retaliation to Trump's tariffs.
The five members of Congress said Wednesday in a letter to Trump the fishing industry is getting hit by administration tariffs on steel and aluminum imports needed for boats, fishing hooks, and lobster and crab traps - and by the 25 percent retaliatory Chinese tariff on 170 American seafood products.
The group said the assistance wouldn't be needed if not for Trump's trade policies.
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