It's been a week of puzzling disconnects and untruths from the Trump administration. Here's a closer look at some of the comments by Trump and his officials.
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
How are President Trump's tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum affecting manufacturers and workers? At two different Missouri factories, there are two very different stories. Mid Continent Steel and Wire, which makes nails, has already eliminated 100 jobs. But about…
By John Yang
The U.S. could slash imports of these metals not by imposing duties but by boosting the reuse and recycling of old metal products.
By Daniel Cooper, The Conversation
After the Trump administration added a 25 percent tariff on over 1,000 Chinese products this week, China responded with tariffs on $50 billion worth of U.S. imports. Effective July 6, the tariffs could impact prices, interest rates and the overall…
By PBS NewsHour
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
Trump's announcement that the U.S. would impose heavy tariffs on imported steel and aluminum raised a fear of retaliation by America's trading partners.
By Associated Press
Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin is asking Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to answer several questions about the move. That includes a "detailed cost analysis" of the impact on the economy, how employment levels were factored into the decision and national…
By Daniel Bush
President Donald Trump on Thursday executed one of his most significant -- and controversial -- moves on trade policy since taking office. Trade experts, economists and business leaders share their perspectives on how the new tariffs might impact the U.S.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
The White House is preparing to announce tariffs on imported steel and aluminum that would offer temporary exemptions to Canada and Mexico, a shift that could soften the blow amid threats of retaliation by trading partners.
By PBS NewsHour
Chief economic adviser Gary Cohn is stepping down -- another major White House resignation, this time over trade policy. As President Trump pushes ahead with his plan for tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, Republicans are increasingly sounding their concerns…
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