Karl Rove Will Talk Tariffs at AAPEX 2018

Posted on September 5, 2018

Political strategist Karl Rove will take the stage during the opening keynote of the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) 2018.

Karl Rove is joining the keynote lineup at AAPEX 2018 in Las Vegas. He'll talk about tariffs, and the potential of tariffs levied by foreign governments.
Karl Rove is joining the keynote lineup at AAPEX 2018 in Las Vegas. He'll talk about tariffs, and the potential of tariffs levied by foreign governments.
Rove will join journalist John King for the morning keynote at 7 a.m. on Oct. 30. “Breakfast with John King and Karl Rove: How Trade and the Elections Could Impact the Aftermarket" is scheduled for 7 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. at The Venetian, Palazzo Ballroom on the fifth floor. It is a ticketed event.

During his address, Rove will focus on the global impact of President Donald Trump’s imposed and proposed tariffs, as well as how tariffs potentially levied by foreign countries may impact U.S. businesses.

Rove served as senior advisor to President George W. Bush from 2000 - 2007 and deputy chief of staff from 2004 - 2007. He writes a weekly op-ed for the Wall Street Journal and is a Fox News Channel contributor. He is the author of the New York Times best seller, Courage and Consequence. His latest book is The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1886 Still Matters.

Rove’s address will be preceded by John King, CNN’s chief national correspondent and anchor of Inside Politics, who will discuss the upcoming mid-term elections and the impact the various outcomes could have on the country.

The grand opening keynote session will begin with a State of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry presentation by Bill Hanvey, CEO and president of the Auto Care Association, and Bill Long, president and chief operating officer of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA).

To reserve a table for the event, contact AAPEX Event Management, Chris Kalousek.

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Related Topics: 2018 AAPEX, 2018 SEMA Show, keynote speaker, tariffs

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