TRUMP'S TARIFFS, ONCE SEEN AS LEVERAGE, MAY BE HERE TO STAY

WASHINGTON -- PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP'S TARIFFS WERE INITIALLY SEEN AS A CUDGEL TO FORCE OTHER COUNTRIES TO DROP THEIR TRADE BARRIERS.

THE TRADE BARRIERS ARE PUTTING THE UNITED STATES, PREVIOUSLY A STEADFAST ADVOCATE OF GLOBAL FREE TRADE, IN AN UNFAMILIAR POSITION.

"We had a deal that was very close, and then they broke it," he said Tuesday.
"Ideally, you wouldn't have tariffs," he said.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s tariffs were initially seen as a cudgel to force other countries to drop their trade barriers. But they increasingly look like a more permanent tool to shelter U.S. industry, block...

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