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Trump Delays Car Tariff Decision by Six Months


Globalists furious over president’s reason
On Friday, US President Donald Trump released a presidential proclamation announcing a delay on the decision of whether to introduce new import tariffs on foreign cars and car parts.
The president, who originally stated he would make a decision on new tariffs by May 18, announced that the decision would be delayed for 180 days.
A Matter of National Security?
In February, the US Commerce Department presented the president with a report arguing that foreign automobile imports represented a threat to US national security. A White House press release on the president’s Friday proclamation made repeated mention of the issue of national security throughout.
Calling the president’s action “historic,” the statement made clear that US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will lead trade negotiations with foreign manufacturers and the president will “determine what further action needs to be taken” if an agreement cannot be reached within 180 days.

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