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Trump to order national security investigation of imported steel

April 19, 2017
President Trump on Thursday will order an investigation under Section 232(B) of the Trade Expansion Act, kicking off a 270-day clock for the Commerce Department to determine whether steel imports are harming national security, according to an administration official. CNBC reported on Wednesday that executives from ArcelorMittal, Nucor, U.S. Steel, TimkenSteel, AK Steel and United Steelworkers have been invited to the White House to meet with Trump on Thursday. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross initiated the investigation on Wednesday, according to...

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