Trump Says He’s Not Backing Down from Tariffs Plan

HeadlineMar 06, 2018

President Trump says he’s not backing down from his plan to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, despite opposition from his own party. Prominent Republicans and business leaders have denounced Trump’s plan, saying the tariffs will hurt the manufacturing industry and U.S. competitiveness. The top two Republicans in Congress—Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan—have reportedly implored Trump in private to reconsider his decision. Meanwhile, some Democrats have celebrated the move. We’ll host a debate on Trump’s tariff plan after headlines.

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