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New Risks for Trump on Trade
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The Administration is due to release a report by Feb. 17 that will address whether automotive imports threaten national security. The premise is absurd.
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New Risks for Trump on Trade

The Trump administration is due to release a report by Feb. 17 that will address whether automotive imports threaten national security. The premise is absurd, but Trump has the authority to declare imports a national security threat, which would then allow him to place tariffs on those imports as a remedy. And Tariff Man, as Trump calls himself, believes tariffs will stimulate more domestic manufacturing, even though many economists say he’s wrong. So tariffs on auto imports could be coming.

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