GOP lawmaker, pipeline CEO nervous over steel tariffs

Senator Sullivan speaking at CERAWeek. Photo: Amy Harder / Axios

HOUSTON -- A Republican lawmaker and a CEO of a pipeline company expressed concern over President Trump’s plans to impose tariffs on steel at an energy confab getting underway today in America’s oil capital.

The bottom line: Expect this to be one of the most prevalent themes here at the conference, called CERAWeek by IHS Markit, coming just a few days after the tumultuous announcement out of the White House last week.