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U.S. vs. the world: Here’s what a trade war looks like

March 8, 2018

Via: NBC News

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump could finalize new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum as soon as Thursday as he looks to make good on years of fiery threats to confront allies and rivals alike on trade policy.

Trump’s plan has unsettled stock markets and scrambled political alliances, with Republican leaders like House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., criticizing the tariffs and Democrats like Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, talking them up. Trump’s top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, who reportedly opposed the tariffs, resigned over the issue.

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