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US steel tariffs go into effect at midnight: A look at the global reaction




US President Donald Trump talks to the press before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, on May 31, 2018, as he travels to Texas for Republican fundraisers.
US President Donald Trump talks to the press before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, on May 31, 2018, as he travels to Texas for Republican fundraisers.
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The U.S. is implementing stiff tariffs on imported aluminum and steel.

President Trump’s announcement this morning is drawing quick condemnation from U.S. trading partners. Critics say a trade war is the likely result, with US goods facing steep tariffs abroad.

Larry speaks with POLITICO correspondent Ben White about the international reactions and their potential effects on the U.S. economy.  

Guest:

Ben White, chief economic correspondent for POLITICO; he tweets @morningmoneyben