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USTR Robert Lighthizer’s Statement on President Trump’s Decisions on Imported Steel and Aluminum

March 08, 2018

Washington, DC – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today issued the following statement regarding President Trump signing Presidential Proclamations related to tariffs on imported steel and aluminum:

“Under the leadership of President Trump, America has a robust trade agenda that supports our national security. The President is once again demonstrating he will protect our country, fight for American workers and strictly enforce our trade laws.  I will work closely with other Cabinet officials to advise the President on how to implement the program on steel and aluminum that he announced today.”