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Perdue: Steel, aluminum tariffs ‘need to be removed’ for farmers

February 11, 2019 at 6:17 PM
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Monday that his department has been telling the White House and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer that the steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico should be lifted. “With the [U.S.-Mexico-Canada] agreement, unfortunately, the steel and aluminum tariffs remained and that’s something we’re working on now, really, with the president and Ambassador Lighthizer to understand that these -- they call them 232 tariffs -- [and] retaliatory tariffs need to be removed to have totally...


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