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Republican lawmakers, business groups ratcheting up pressure on Trump to back off global 232 tariffs

March 06, 2018 at 12:57 PM
House and Senate Republicans and major business groups are stepping up last-minute efforts to convince President Trump not to slap global tariffs on all steel and aluminum imports, with lawmakers discussing possible legislative actions and the leaders of key committees expected to send letters today urging that Trump take more tailored actions to combat only “true abusers.” Representatives of a coalition of industry associations that sent Trump a letter last week opposing import restrictions will meet today with House and...

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