Statement of Rep. Johnny Isakson
Under the law it is the responsibility of this Commission to
The broad categories of steel products on which your injury
I think the Commission appreciates that there are going to
I understand that and Congressman Deal has already appeared to express his concerns regarding the impact of any remedy on CAB, a steel flange producer and importer with operations in Georgia and Texas. I can only echo those sentiments. CAB's owners are constituents of mine and I have listened to their story with equal concern.
Otherwise, as I am sure others have testified, the Commission's actions will result in injury to other American consumers, companies and industries. I don't think that Section 201 was written with the intent of playing this kind of "zero sum game" with U.S. companies and workers.
I appreciate your attention to this crucial question and stand ready to assist the Commission in its fact finding on the remedy question.