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Auto Tariffs Would be a Massive Escalation of Trade War
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If President Trump goes through with the tariffs he is pushing on imported cars, trucks and auto parts, it would mark a massive escalation of a trade war whose economic consequences are already hitting home.
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Auto Tariffs Would be a Massive Escalation of Trade War

If President Trump goes through with the tariffs he is pushing on imported cars, trucks and auto parts, it would mark a massive escalation of a trade war whose economic consequences are already hitting home.

Trump’s advisers believe he wants to impose a 25 percent tariff on foreign autos, hoping to raise the cost on foreign competition and persuade U.S. consumers to buy American-made cars. But critics — which include many of his fellow Republicans and even some of his own advisers — caution it could raise costs for consumers and be a disaster for jobs.

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