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Trump may announce steel and aluminum tariffs as soon as Thursday

Mar 01, 2018 - Politico

The White House is laying tentative plans to announce new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports as soon as Thursday, according to two people briefed on the planning.

Administration officials have begun reaching out to steel industry officials in advance of the possible announcement, which is expected to have large repercussions on global trade.

White House aides and others familiar with the issue cautioned that the details of the announcement were still in flux. Administration offici...