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Trump knocks down calls for tariff relief

March 18, 2020 at 2:12 PM
President Trump on Wednesday said there was “no reason” to include tariff relief in his administration’s plan to mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, rebutting calls from many in the business community. During a White House press conference, Trump was asked about a “major trade coalition … an American free trade group” that is asking the administration to suspend tariffs as part of its response to the coronavirus. The president responded by saying the countries on which duties...

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