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GOP urges Trump to reconsider steel, aluminum tariffs; allies promise reprisals

March 1, 2018 at 7:33 PM
Some of the United States' closest allies – and some of President Trump's strongest supporters on Capitol Hill – are blasting today's announcement of impending steel and aluminum tariffs, with the European Union pledging immediate “countermeasures” under World Trade Organization rules and top GOP lawmakers imploring Trump to reconsider. Some congressional sources suggested the president’s announcement could be tempered over the next several days as the outcry at home and abroad continues. Trump on Thursday announced plans to slap tariffs...

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