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Sources: Commerce faces pushback from other agencies on scope of 232 steel report

June 12, 2017
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who this week was expected to issue a report on his department’s investigation into the national security implications of steel imports, is facing pushback from several government agencies on the scope of his plans, sources told Inside U.S. Trade. Those sources said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn and the Defense Department are among those objecting to the recommendations outlined in Ross’s report -- pursuant to Section 232 of the Trade...

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