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Trade war? Trump’s tariff threats set off domino effects in global trade




US President Donald J. Trump speaks during a meeting with members of his Cabinet, in the Cabinet Room of the White House March 8, 2018 in Washington, DC.
US President Donald J. Trump speaks during a meeting with members of his Cabinet, in the Cabinet Room of the White House March 8, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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Despite widespread opposition within his own party, President Trump is poised to announce tariffs on steel and aluminum.

He said this morning Canada and Mexico would get temporary exemptions during NAFTA negotiations. The President indicated other countries, like Australia, might also be spared.

Listen in for the latest from AirTalk.

Guest:

Ana Swanson, reporter for the New York Times who writes about trade and international economics, who’s covering the story; she tweets @AnaSwanson



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