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Trump Signs Off on US Metals Tariffs, Exempts Canada and Mexico

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday signed companion proclamations slapping 25 percent tariffs on steel coming into the country and 10 percent tariffs on imported aluminum. The across-the-board taxes are to go into effect in 15 days. Trump was flanked in the Roosevelt Room by workers from those metals industries as he signed the documents. After an outcry from lawmakers, some industry executives and foreign governments, Canada and Mexico are being given specific exemptions from...

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