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Perdue: U.S. can use 232 tariffs to seal NAFTA deal, get concessions from EU

March 07, 2018
The Trump administration should leverage impending tariffs on steel and aluminum to quickly strike a NAFTA deal in its favor and acquire trade concessions from the European Union, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Wednesday, echoing the thinking of President Trump and other administration officials. “I plan to tell the president he’s got them just where he wants them, and let’s use this off-balance technique here to decide what we would like in exchange for that, whether it’s Mexico, Canada or...

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