Trump Takes Congressional Temperature on Steel & Aluminum Tariffs

On Feb. 15, President Trump held a bipartisan White House roundtable on the national security threat posed by steel and aluminum imports. Republican lawmakers in attendance largely urged the president to proceed cautiously and pursue tightly targeted actions, fearful that broad tariffs could upset the economy and provoke retaliation by China as well as our traditional trade allies. President Trump has until mid-April to determine whether he will raise tariffs on the construction materials.
For more information, contact Collin Janich atĀ collin.janich@agc.orgĀ or (703) 837-5435


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