via Trump orders new tariffs, with exemptions for Mexico and Canada – AOL News

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he was enacting steel and aluminum tariffs Thursday, capping off a week’s worth of controversy over his plans to impose the new trade penalties.

“Today I’m defending America’s national security by placing tariffs on foreign imports of steel,” the president said in the White House’s Roosevelt Room, flanked by steel and aluminum workers. “…Steel is steel. You don’t have steel, you don’t have a country.”

via Trump orders new tariffs, with exemptions for Mexico and Canada – AOL News

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