Tariffs

Sen. Jones on Trump Tariffs

Farmers "Scared to death"

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic Sen. Doug Jones says President Donald Trump’s talk of tariffs is sparking questions and anxiety back home in Alabama, including from soybean farmers who are “scared to death.” Jones said Wednesday in an Associated Press interview that even in deep-red Alabama people are starting to question whether Trump’s “nationalistic approach” on tariffs is a threat to…

Automakers, Manufacturers Oppose Trump Call for Auto Tariffs

Foreign automakers, American manufacturers and classic-car enthusiasts are coming out against President Donald Trump’s plan to consider taxing imported cars, trucks and auto parts. The National Association of Manufacturers says in a filing with the U.S. Commerce Department that the tariff plan would “put the U.S. manufacturing sector at a global disadvantage, undermining growth and job creation throughout the United…

Trudeau: Trump tariffs “Totally Unacceptable”

President Donald Trump says the days of the U.S. being taken advantage of in trade deals “are over” in a harshly worded statement responding to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s criticism of new steel and aluminum tariffs. Trump is levying tariffs on the metals, starting Friday, on imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union. His administration is also renegotiating…