Trump Hints At New Limits On Steel Imports

President Trump is warning that he may slap new restrictions on steel imports, relying on a seldom-used law designed to protect domestic industries deemed vital to national security.
President Trump and first lady Melania Arrive At Orly Airport on Thursday in Paris. Trump told reporters on Air Force One that he was considering tariffs on steel imports. / Pierre Suu / Getty Images

President Trump is hinting that he may impose tariffs, quotas or both on imported steel in an effort to protect the domestic steel industry.

"Steel is a big problem," Trump told reporters traveling aboard Air Force One en

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