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U.S. asks CIT to dismiss Section 232 complaint as oral arguments near

November 12, 2018 at 4:51 PM
The Trump administration last week asked the Court of International Trade to dismiss a complaint filed by the American Institute for International Steel, which is questioning the constitutionality of the statute employed by the president to apply steep tariffs on steel imports. The move comes as the two sides prepare to square off during Dec. 19 oral arguments in New York. Citing a “substantial body of law,” Justice Department lawyers representing Kevin McAleenan, Commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border...

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