House Speaker Paul Ryan is pushing back on President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will impose hefty tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum, his spokeswoman said on Monday.
“We are extremely worried about the consequences of a trade war and are urging the White House to not advance with this plan,” Ryan’s spokeswoman, AshLee Strong, said in a statement.
The disagreement comes after Trump suddenly announced far-reaching tariffs during a meeting with steel and aluminum executives last...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday that there's clearly abuses in the trade of aluminum and steel, but cautioned against sweeping tariffs. "I think the smarter way to go is to make it more surgical and more targeted," Mr. Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, said during his weekly press conference. President Trump ...