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UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate backs non-binding measure seeking congressional tariff role

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role@ (Adds final vote, context) WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a non-binding motion on Wednesday backing an effort to give Congress a role in President Donald Trump's decisions to impose tariffs for national security reasons. The vote was 88-11 in favor of the non-binding measure, part of an ongoing effort led by some of Trump's fellow Republicans who support free trade to push back against the president's escalating effort to address what he sees as unfair foreign trade. The vote came as China accused the United States of bullying and warned it would hit back after the Trump administration raised the stakes in a trade dispute by threatening 10 percent